Iran Population

Population now

82,859,024
Male:41,650,707(50.27 %)
Female:41,208,318(49.73 %)
Births in 2019:656,008
Deaths in 2019:202,783

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:75.41 years
Female:77.76 years
Total:76.54 years
Median Age:30.85 years
Birth Rate:14.59
Death Rate:4.51
Growth Rate:2.24 %
Fertility Rate:1.59

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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%47.2321.276.9245.5146.1744.8218.2334.39%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%44.9018.766.8347.7347.9547.4917.0037.07%15.14
196626M13M12M1.061.44%44.3018.156.7748.3048.4348.1616.8037.75%15.55
196726M14M13M1.061.49%43.7017.556.7048.8948.9448.8416.7038.56%15.97
196827M14M13M1.061.54%43.1216.956.6249.5149.4949.5316.6739.44%16.40
196928M14M13M1.061.60%42.5716.356.5350.1550.0950.2316.6940.32%16.85
197029M15M14M1.061.67%42.1015.746.4450.8650.7850.9516.7341.21%17.30
197129M15M14M1.061.76%41.7415.116.3651.6651.6351.7016.7642.11%17.77
197230M15M15M1.061.87%41.5114.456.2952.5652.6052.4816.8343.01%18.25
197331M16M15M1.062.00%41.4313.816.2453.5153.6553.3016.9143.92%18.75
197432M16M15M1.062.15%41.4913.196.2154.4654.6754.1416.9944.83%19.29
197533M17M16M1.062.29%41.7012.676.2155.2755.4155.0017.0645.75%19.86
197634M17M16M1.062.41%42.0912.336.2455.7455.5955.8817.0946.67%20.47
197735M18M17M1.062.49%42.6012.206.2955.8355.0756.7617.1147.47%21.12
197836M19M17M1.062.52%43.1812.286.3555.5153.8857.6317.1248.21%21.83
197937M19M18M1.062.49%43.7512.536.4254.8852.1458.4917.1048.95%22.60
198039M20M19M1.062.45%44.2112.836.4854.1150.1859.3317.0549.69%23.46
198140M21M20M1.062.40%44.4613.076.5253.4548.4060.1416.9050.43%24.40
198242M22M20M1.062.38%44.4313.136.5253.1347.2060.9316.7451.18%25.41
198344M22M21M1.052.41%44.0912.936.4753.2946.8561.7016.5651.92%26.48
198445M23M22M1.052.48%43.3912.466.3754.0047.4362.4516.4052.66%27.59
198547M24M23M1.042.61%42.3311.746.2255.2148.9363.1616.2853.40%28.73
198649M25M24M1.042.78%40.9010.836.0156.8551.1963.8516.1254.13%29.89
198751M26M25M1.042.98%39.209.845.7658.6853.8664.5016.0454.72%31.07
198853M27M26M1.043.20%37.308.895.4760.5356.6265.1216.0455.26%32.21
198955M28M27M1.043.40%35.298.025.1562.2859.2665.7016.1055.79%33.24
199056M29M28M1.043.56%33.237.284.8263.8361.6266.2616.2556.33%34.12
199157M29M28M1.043.66%31.176.694.4865.1363.5866.7916.4256.87%34.82
199258M30M29M1.043.68%29.176.234.1466.2165.1667.3016.6357.65%35.35
199359M30M29M1.033.65%27.265.863.8167.0966.4167.7816.8958.52%35.80
199460M30M29M1.033.56%25.505.593.5067.7967.3168.2617.1859.38%36.24
199561M31M30M1.033.42%23.925.413.2268.3367.9068.7317.4860.24%36.76
199662M31M30M1.033.26%22.555.292.9668.7468.2769.2017.9061.09%37.37
199763M32M31M1.033.09%21.365.222.7369.0968.5169.6718.3261.85%38.05
199864M32M32M1.032.93%20.335.172.5369.4368.7270.1518.7362.59%38.77
199965M33M32M1.032.79%19.475.142.3669.7868.9470.6319.2363.32%39.48
200066M34M33M1.032.67%18.795.122.2170.1469.2171.1219.8564.04%40.13
200167M34M33M1.032.59%18.295.102.0970.5369.4971.6120.5064.76%40.71
200268M35M33M1.042.52%17.965.102.0070.9069.7672.1021.1665.47%41.25
200369M35M34M1.042.48%17.775.101.9371.2569.9972.5821.8366.17%41.76
200470M36M34M1.042.46%17.715.121.8771.5870.2073.0622.4966.87%42.24
200570M36M34M1.042.46%17.745.131.8371.9170.4273.5223.1367.56%42.73
200671M36M35M1.042.47%17.845.141.8172.2670.6973.9623.6368.24%43.22
200772M37M35M1.042.51%17.995.121.7972.6471.0374.3824.2068.86%43.71
200873M37M36M1.032.58%18.155.071.7873.0471.4674.7724.8269.46%44.20
200974M37M36M1.032.65%18.285.011.7773.4871.9675.1425.3870.05%44.71
201075M38M37M1.022.72%18.354.931.7773.9372.5075.4825.9170.63%45.25
201175M38M37M1.022.79%18.324.841.7674.3873.0675.8026.4171.20%45.81
201276M39M38M1.022.83%18.184.751.7474.7973.5876.0926.9271.76%46.39
201377M39M38M1.022.84%17.934.671.7375.1574.0276.3727.4472.30%46.99
201478M39M39M1.012.82%17.574.601.7175.4774.3976.6327.9772.83%47.58
201579M40M39M1.012.76%17.104.551.6975.7374.6776.8728.5273.36%48.16
201680M40M40M1.012.67%16.544.511.6675.9574.8877.1129.1273.88%48.71
201781M41M40M1.012.50%15.844.531.6476.1375.0477.3129.7174.39%49.25
201882M41M41M1.012.37%15.224.521.6276.3475.2277.5430.2874.90%49.76
201983M42M41M1.012.24%14.594.511.5976.5475.4177.7630.8575.39%50.26

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
202084M42M42M1.012.10%13.964.501.5776.7475.5977.9831.4175.87%50.72
202184M42M42M1.011.95%13.414.551.5676.9475.7978.1831.9976.35%51.16
202285M43M42M1.011.79%12.854.601.5577.1475.9878.3932.6076.81%51.57
202386M43M43M1.011.64%12.304.661.5377.3476.1878.5933.2577.26%51.95
202486M43M43M1.011.49%11.744.711.5277.5476.3778.8033.9477.70%52.30
202587M44M43M1.011.35%11.194.761.5177.7476.5779.0034.5278.13%52.63
202687M44M43M1.011.24%10.924.871.5177.9376.7679.1935.0778.55%52.93
202788M44M44M1.011.14%10.654.981.5178.1376.9579.3835.6178.96%53.20
202888M44M44M1.011.04%10.385.091.5078.3277.1579.5636.1879.36%53.46
202988M44M44M1.010.94%10.115.201.5078.5277.3479.7536.7879.75%53.70
203089M45M44M1.010.85%9.845.311.5078.7177.5379.9437.4080.13%53.92
203189M45M45M10.80%9.845.461.5178.8977.7280.1138.0080.50%54.13
203290M45M45M10.75%9.845.621.5279.0877.9180.2938.6180.86%54.34
203390M45M45M10.70%9.835.771.5279.2678.1080.4639.1581.21%54.53
203490M45M45M10.66%9.835.931.5379.4578.2980.6439.5981.56%54.72
203590M45M45M10.62%9.836.081.5479.6378.4880.8140.0481.89%54.90
203691M45M45M10.58%9.926.261.5579.8178.6780.9740.4482.21%55.08
203791M46M45M10.55%10.016.441.5579.9978.8681.1440.8382.53%55.26
203891M46M46M10.53%10.096.611.5680.1679.0481.3041.2182.84%55.43
203992M46M46M10.50%10.186.791.5680.3479.2381.4741.5883.13%55.60
204092M46M46M10.47%10.276.971.5780.5279.4281.6341.9483.42%55.76
204192M46M46M10.43%10.267.161.5880.6979.6181.7942.2483.70%55.92
204292M46M46M10.40%10.257.341.5980.8679.8081.9442.5083.98%56.07
204393M46M46M10.36%10.237.531.5981.0480.0082.1042.7484.24%56.21
204493M46M46M10.33%10.227.711.6081.2180.1982.2542.9684.50%56.34
204593M47M47M10.29%10.217.901.6181.3880.3882.4143.1984.76%56.46
204693M47M47M10.24%10.068.101.6181.5580.5782.5643.3785.01%56.56
204793M47M47M10.20%9.928.301.6281.7280.7682.7043.5585.26%56.64
204893M47M47M10.15%9.778.501.6281.8880.9482.8543.7585.50%56.70
204994M47M47M10.11%9.638.701.6382.0581.1382.9943.9685.75%56.75
205094M47M47M10.07%9.488.901.6382.2281.3283.1444.2485.98%56.77

Highest City Populations in Iran

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Tehran9,019,5467,153,309
2Mashhad3,154,5852,307,177
3Esfahan2,088,1151,547,164
4Shiraz1,629,0811,249,942
5Tabriz1,596,6581,424,641
6Karaj1,580,8121,448,075
7Qom1,266,128900,000
8Ahvaz1,228,752841,145
9Kermanshah1,006,034621,100
10Orumiyeh778,705577,307
11Rasht704,423594,590
12Zahedan604,282551,980
13Bandar Abbas585,987352,173
14Hamadan571,282528,256
15Ardabil558,517410,753
16Yazd556,470477,905
17Arak543,376503,647
18Kerman540,047540,000
19Eslamshahr485,658-
20Zanjan458,470357,471
21Sanandaj436,376349,176
22Qazvin415,188333,635
23Khorramabad388,235329,825
24Gorgan363,188244,937
25Shahriyar349,65858,849
26Qods325,235-
27Kashan322,282-
28Sari318,141255,396

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