Iran Population

Population now

84,263,172
  • World: 18th
  • Asia: 10th
Male:42,537,717(50.49 %)
Female:41,725,455(49.51 %)
Births in 2020:1,884,098
Deaths in 2020:508,307

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:75.78 years
Female:78.09 years
Total:76.87 years
Median Age:30.97 years
Birth Rate:17.94
Death Rate:4.84
Growth Rate:2.71 %
Fertility Rate:2.14

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Iran Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
196022M11M11M1.051.18%47.7721.936.9344.9545.7144.1518.5733.74%13.29
196122M12M11M1.061.22%47.2321.286.9245.5146.1744.8218.2334.39%13.64
196223M12M11M1.061.26%46.6620.636.9146.0746.6245.4917.8535.05%14.00
196324M12M12M1.061.31%46.0819.996.9046.6247.0646.1517.4835.72%14.37
196424M12M12M1.061.35%45.4919.376.8747.1747.5046.8217.1936.39%14.75
196525M13M12M1.061.39%44.9018.756.8347.7347.9547.4917.0037.07%15.14
196626M13M12M1.061.44%44.3018.156.7748.3048.4348.1616.8037.75%15.55
196726M14M13M1.061.49%43.7017.546.7048.8948.9448.8416.7038.56%15.97
196827M14M13M1.061.54%43.1116.946.6249.5049.4949.5316.6739.44%16.40
196928M14M13M1.061.61%42.5716.346.5350.1550.0950.2216.6840.32%16.85
197029M15M14M1.061.68%42.0915.736.4450.8650.7850.9416.7341.21%17.30
197129M15M14M1.061.76%41.7315.106.3651.6651.6351.6916.7642.11%17.77
197230M15M15M1.061.87%41.5114.456.2952.5652.6052.4816.8243.01%18.25
197331M16M15M1.062.00%41.4213.816.2453.5153.6553.2916.9043.92%18.75
197432M16M15M1.062.14%41.4813.196.2154.4654.6754.1316.9944.83%19.29
197533M17M16M1.062.29%41.6912.666.2155.2655.4155.0017.0545.75%19.86
197634M17M16M1.062.42%42.0712.316.2455.7455.5955.8817.0846.67%20.47
197735M18M17M1.062.50%42.5712.156.2955.8355.0756.7617.0947.47%21.12
197836M19M17M1.062.54%43.1312.196.3555.5153.8857.6317.0948.21%21.82
197937M19M18M1.062.53%43.6712.376.4254.8852.1458.4917.0748.95%22.60
198039M20M19M1.062.50%44.1112.626.4854.1150.1859.3317.0149.69%23.45
198140M21M20M1.062.46%44.3512.816.5253.4548.4060.1416.8450.43%24.39
198242M22M20M1.062.45%44.3312.846.5253.1347.2060.9316.6551.18%25.41
198344M22M21M1.052.48%43.9912.636.4853.2946.8561.7016.4551.92%26.48
198445M23M22M1.052.56%43.3112.186.3953.9847.4262.4416.2852.66%27.59
198547M24M23M1.042.68%42.2411.486.2455.2048.9263.1616.1553.40%28.73
198649M25M24M1.042.84%40.7510.626.0256.8351.1963.8416.0054.13%29.89
198751M26M25M1.043.02%38.919.685.7558.6753.8764.4915.9354.72%31.06
198853M27M26M1.043.20%36.828.775.4360.5256.6365.1115.9455.26%32.21
198955M28M27M1.043.36%34.547.935.0762.2759.2865.7016.0355.79%33.27
199056M29M28M1.043.46%32.187.214.6963.8461.6566.2616.2056.33%34.20
199158M29M28M1.043.50%29.826.634.3065.1563.6366.7916.3956.87%35.00
199259M30M29M1.043.46%27.546.183.9266.2465.2267.3016.6457.65%35.67
199360M30M29M1.043.37%25.425.823.5667.1466.4767.7916.9558.52%36.24
199461M31M30M1.043.24%23.525.553.2367.8467.3868.2717.2859.38%36.77
199561M31M30M1.043.08%21.905.372.9468.3867.9868.7517.6460.24%37.28
199662M32M31M1.042.91%20.585.262.7068.7968.3469.2218.1061.09%37.80
199763M32M31M1.042.76%19.535.192.4969.1468.5869.6918.5461.85%38.31
199864M33M31M1.042.64%18.705.142.3269.4768.7870.1718.9862.59%38.82
199965M33M32M1.042.54%18.085.112.1869.8169.0070.6519.5663.32%39.32
200066M33M32M1.042.47%17.655.082.0770.1869.2671.1320.1664.04%39.82
200166M34M33M1.042.45%17.405.051.9870.5569.5471.6220.7864.76%40.32
200267M34M33M1.042.44%17.285.031.9270.9269.8072.1021.3965.47%40.83
200368M35M33M1.042.43%17.265.031.8871.2770.0272.5821.9966.17%41.34
200469M35M34M1.042.43%17.315.041.8571.5970.2373.0522.5666.87%41.84
200570M35M34M1.042.45%17.405.041.8371.9270.4473.5023.1367.56%42.33
200671M36M35M1.032.48%17.525.041.8172.2670.7073.9323.6568.24%42.81
200771M36M35M1.032.51%17.665.031.8172.6371.0374.3424.2268.86%43.29
200872M36M36M1.022.56%17.825.001.8173.0371.4474.7324.8469.46%43.76
200973M37M36M1.022.63%17.994.961.8273.4671.9375.0925.4270.05%44.25
201074M37M37M1.022.70%18.154.911.8473.9172.4875.4325.9670.63%44.76
201175M38M37M1.022.77%18.344.861.8774.3573.0475.7526.5271.20%45.29
201276M38M37M1.022.84%18.534.821.9074.7873.5776.0627.0771.76%45.84
201376M39M38M1.022.90%18.744.801.9575.1674.0476.3627.6272.30%46.41
201477M39M38M1.022.94%18.934.801.9975.5074.4476.6528.1672.83%47.01
201578M40M39M1.022.96%19.074.812.0475.8074.7676.9228.6973.36%47.63
201680M40M39M1.032.96%19.104.822.0876.0575.0177.1929.1973.88%48.28
201781M41M40M1.022.93%19.014.842.1276.2775.2277.4429.6774.39%48.95
201882M41M40M1.022.88%18.784.842.1476.4875.4177.6730.1174.90%49.64
201983M42M41M1.022.88%18.784.842.1476.4875.4177.6730.5575.39%50.31
202084M42M42M1.022.71%17.944.842.1476.8775.7878.0930.9775.87%50.97

Iran Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202185M43M42M1.022.58%17.374.852.1377.0675.9678.2731.3776.35%51.60
202286M43M43M1.022.46%16.804.862.1177.2476.1478.4531.8176.81%52.20
202387M44M43M1.022.34%16.244.862.1077.4376.3278.6432.2877.26%52.78
202488M44M44M1.022.22%15.674.872.0877.6176.5078.8232.7777.70%53.33
202589M45M44M1.022.09%15.104.882.0777.8076.6879.0033.2478.13%53.87
202690M45M44M1.021.97%14.734.962.0677.9876.8679.1733.7578.55%54.38
202790M46M45M1.021.85%14.365.032.0578.1677.0479.3534.1678.96%54.87
202891M46M45M1.021.74%13.985.112.0478.3477.2279.5234.4979.36%55.34
202992M46M46M1.011.63%13.615.182.0378.5277.4079.7034.8279.75%55.80
203093M47M46M1.011.52%13.245.262.0278.7077.5879.8735.1680.13%56.23
203193M47M46M1.011.43%13.075.382.0178.8777.7680.0335.4780.50%56.64
203294M47M47M1.011.34%12.915.512.0179.0477.9480.1935.7780.86%57.04
203395M48M47M1.011.26%12.745.632.0079.2178.1180.3436.0781.21%57.43
203495M48M47M1.011.18%12.585.762.0079.3878.2980.5036.3681.56%57.80
203596M48M48M1.011.11%12.415.881.9979.5578.4780.6636.6581.89%58.16
203696M49M48M1.011.05%12.386.031.9879.7178.6480.8136.8882.21%58.51
203797M49M48M1.011.00%12.366.181.9779.8878.8280.9637.0882.53%58.85
203898M49M48M1.010.95%12.336.321.9780.0478.9981.1237.2782.84%59.18
203998M49M49M1.010.90%12.316.471.9680.2179.1781.2737.4583.13%59.51
204099M50M49M1.010.85%12.286.621.9580.3779.3481.4237.6483.42%59.83
204199M50M49M1.010.81%12.296.781.9580.5379.5181.5737.7783.70%60.14
2042100M50M50M1.010.77%12.296.941.9480.6979.6881.7137.9183.98%60.44
2043100M50M50M1.010.73%12.307.101.9480.8579.8681.8638.0584.24%60.74
2044101M51M50M1.010.69%12.307.261.9381.0180.0382.0038.2084.50%61.03
2045101M51M50M1.010.66%12.317.421.9381.1780.2082.1538.3684.76%61.31
2046101M51M50M1.010.62%12.287.591.9381.3280.3782.2938.5085.01%61.58
2047102M51M51M1.010.58%12.247.751.9281.4780.5482.4338.6585.26%61.84
2048102M51M51M1.010.54%12.217.921.9281.6380.7082.5738.8285.50%62.09
2049103M52M51M1.010.51%12.178.081.9181.7880.8782.7139.0185.75%62.33
2050103M52M51M1.010.47%12.148.251.9181.9381.0482.8539.2385.98%62.56

Highest City Populations in Iran

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Tehran9,165,2957,153,309
2Mashhad3,222,0212,307,177
3Esfahan2,143,5171,547,164
4Shiraz1,656,7581,249,942
5Tabriz1,614,7561,424,641
6Karaj1,579,7501,448,075
7Qom1,293,758900,000
8Ahvaz1,248,006841,145
9Kermanshah1,031,258621,100
10Orumiyeh796,756577,307
11Rasht715,253594,590
12Zahedan611,502551,980
13Bandar Abbas612,508352,173
14Hamadan579,753528,256
15Ardabil570,504410,753
16Yazd567,253477,905
17Arak553,003503,647
18Kerman541,250541,000
19Eslamshahr501,255-
20Zanjan469,253357,471
21Sanandaj447,253349,176
22Qazvin421,252333,635
23Khorramabad395,502329,825
24Gorgan369,252244,937
25Shahriyar367,75658,849
26Qods332,502-
27Kashan330,753-
28Sari321,751255,396

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