Iraq Population

Population now

40,727,577
Male:20,626,027(50.64 %)
Female:20,103,139(49.36 %)
Births in 2019:1,019,731
Deaths in 2019:154,572

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:68.05 years
Female:72.73 years
Total:70.37 years
Median Age:18.88 years
Birth Rate:31.93
Death Rate:4.84
Growth Rate:5.60 %
Fertility Rate:4.20

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • Urbanization

Iraq 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
19607M4M4M1.011.41%42.1617.536.2548.0248.4847.5618.5942.90%16.68
19617M4M4M1.011.54%42.5416.766.3649.2249.7648.6818.6344.43%17.10
19628M4M4M1.021.69%43.1716.066.5150.4150.9949.8218.4645.98%17.56
19638M4M4M1.021.85%43.9415.416.6951.5852.1950.9618.1647.53%18.05
19648M4M4M1.022.03%44.7414.796.8752.7353.3352.1117.8449.09%18.58
19658M4M4M1.032.20%45.4514.207.0453.8454.4153.2517.5950.65%19.16
19669M4M4M1.032.37%45.9713.637.1954.8955.4054.3417.1951.87%19.79
19679M5M4M1.032.53%46.2613.107.3055.8556.3055.3716.9052.95%20.47
19689M5M5M1.032.67%46.3012.607.3656.7257.0956.3216.7154.02%21.19
196910M5M5M1.032.79%46.0912.157.3857.5057.7957.1816.5755.09%21.93
197010M5M5M1.042.89%45.6411.737.3658.2058.4257.9516.4656.15%22.69
197110M5M5M1.042.98%45.0311.327.3158.8559.0358.6216.3057.21%23.47
197211M5M5M1.043.06%44.3310.937.2359.4759.6659.2116.2158.27%24.25
197311M6M5M1.043.13%43.6410.567.1560.0660.2859.7516.1459.31%25.06
197411M6M6M1.043.21%43.0010.217.0760.6160.8560.2616.0760.35%25.88
197512M6M6M1.043.28%42.419.916.9961.0561.2060.7815.9661.38%26.73
197612M6M6M1.043.32%41.889.706.9261.2861.1661.3515.8862.40%27.61
197712M6M6M1.043.31%41.389.596.8361.2660.6261.9715.7563.40%28.51
197813M7M6M1.053.27%40.899.576.7561.0259.6262.6715.6364.18%29.42
197913M7M6M1.053.20%40.419.626.6660.6058.2563.4215.5664.85%30.33
198014M7M7M1.043.12%39.969.706.5760.1356.7664.2215.5765.52%31.24
198114M7M7M1.043.06%39.569.756.4959.7755.4565.0015.5166.18%32.14
198214M7M7M1.043.03%39.229.736.4159.6554.6165.7415.5166.84%33.03
198315M8M7M1.033.06%38.949.596.3459.8554.3966.4115.5567.49%33.92
198415M8M8M1.033.15%38.739.346.2860.3954.8466.9915.6068.13%34.79
198516M8M8M1.023.29%38.558.986.2261.2455.8967.4915.6568.77%35.64
198616M8M8M1.023.49%38.418.556.1662.2957.3667.9415.6769.40%36.46
198716M8M8M1.023.72%38.268.116.1163.3958.9768.3615.6970.02%37.27
198817M8M8M1.023.95%38.107.696.0464.4460.4868.7815.7170.07%38.10
198917M9M8M1.024.19%37.927.315.9765.3561.7769.2015.7469.89%38.99
199017M9M9M1.024.39%37.727.005.8866.1262.8069.6315.7869.71%39.97
199118M9M9M1.024.57%37.526.745.7966.7463.5870.0615.9169.52%41.05
199218M9M9M1.024.73%37.346.525.7067.2664.2070.4816.0569.34%42.23
199319M10M9M1.024.88%37.186.325.6167.7264.7570.8716.2069.15%43.50
199420M10M10M1.025.02%37.046.155.5268.1365.2471.2116.3468.97%44.84
199520M10M10M1.025.15%36.916.005.4268.4965.6871.4816.4768.78%46.24
199621M11M10M1.025.26%36.755.875.3368.7866.0771.6616.6268.59%47.69
199722M11M11M1.025.34%36.545.765.2268.9966.4071.7516.7668.41%49.21
199822M11M11M1.025.39%36.295.685.1169.1266.6671.7416.8968.39%50.77
199923M12M11M1.025.41%36.005.625.0069.1866.8571.6617.0368.44%52.34
200024M12M12M1.025.40%35.695.584.8969.1766.9571.5217.1768.50%53.92
200124M12M12M1.025.37%35.395.564.8069.0866.9371.3617.2668.55%55.49
200225M13M12M1.025.31%35.155.574.7168.9366.7871.2117.3768.60%57.06
200326M13M13M1.025.24%34.975.604.6468.7466.5371.1017.4868.66%58.63
200426M13M13M1.025.18%34.865.644.5968.5466.2171.0317.5968.71%60.21
200527M14M13M1.025.13%34.825.684.5668.3565.8771.0217.6868.77%61.79
200628M14M14M1.025.10%34.845.714.5568.2265.6071.0517.7668.82%63.37
200728M14M14M1.025.10%34.885.724.5568.1665.4471.0917.8168.87%64.96
200829M15M14M1.025.13%34.925.704.5568.1865.4371.1417.8568.93%66.61
200930M15M15M1.025.18%34.935.654.5668.2865.5771.1917.8968.98%68.40
201031M16M15M1.025.25%34.895.584.5668.4765.8571.2517.9269.10%70.38
201132M16M16M1.025.35%34.785.484.5668.7066.2171.3218.0069.27%72.59
201233M17M16M1.025.43%34.595.384.5468.9666.6071.4218.1069.43%74.99
201334M17M17M1.025.50%34.335.284.5269.2266.9571.5518.2069.60%77.52
201435M18M17M1.025.57%34.015.184.4869.4667.2571.7118.3169.76%80.09
201536M18M18M1.025.59%33.635.104.4369.6767.4871.9018.4369.92%82.63
201637M19M18M1.025.62%33.215.024.3769.8667.6572.1018.5370.09%85.12
201738M19M19M1.035.60%32.784.974.3170.0267.7672.3218.6470.28%87.57
201839M20M19M1.035.59%32.364.914.2670.1967.9172.5218.7570.47%90.01
201940M20M20M1.035.60%31.934.844.2070.3768.0572.7318.8870.68%92.46

Iraq 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
202042M21M20M1.035.59%31.514.784.1470.5468.1972.9418.9970.89%94.96
202143M22M21M1.035.56%31.174.754.0970.7068.3373.1219.1271.12%97.49
202244M22M22M1.035.55%30.834.714.0470.8668.4673.3019.2371.35%100.07
202345M23M22M1.035.51%30.494.684.0071.0168.6073.4719.3571.60%102.67
202446M23M23M1.035.50%30.154.643.9571.1768.7373.6519.4771.85%105.31
202547M24M23M1.035.47%29.814.613.9071.3368.8773.8319.6272.12%107.99
202648M25M24M1.035.42%29.534.603.8671.4768.9973.9919.7572.39%110.70
202750M25M24M1.035.37%29.264.593.8171.6269.1274.1619.8972.67%113.45
202851M26M25M1.035.33%28.984.583.7771.7669.2474.3220.0572.96%116.25
202952M26M26M1.035.28%28.714.573.7271.9169.3774.4920.2073.26%119.07
203053M27M26M1.035.23%28.434.563.6872.0569.4974.6520.3773.56%121.94
203155M28M27M1.035.17%28.194.573.6472.1869.6174.8020.5373.88%124.85
203256M28M28M1.035.10%27.954.583.6072.3269.7274.9520.7074.20%127.80
203357M29M28M1.035.04%27.714.593.5772.4569.8475.1120.8774.53%130.78
203458M30M29M1.034.97%27.474.603.5372.5969.9575.2621.0574.86%133.80
203560M30M30M1.034.91%27.234.613.4972.7270.0775.4121.2375.20%136.87
203661M31M30M1.034.83%27.004.633.4672.8570.1975.5621.4075.55%139.97
203763M32M31M1.034.76%26.774.653.4272.9970.3275.7021.5775.90%143.11
203864M32M32M1.034.67%26.544.683.3973.1270.4475.8521.7476.25%146.28
203965M33M32M1.034.60%26.314.703.3573.2670.5775.9921.9276.61%149.49
204067M34M33M1.034.53%26.084.723.3273.3970.6976.1422.1076.98%152.73
204168M35M34M1.034.44%25.844.753.2973.5270.8276.2822.2677.34%155.99
204270M35M34M1.034.36%25.604.783.2673.6570.9576.4322.4377.70%159.29
204371M36M35M1.034.26%25.374.823.2473.7971.0776.5722.5978.06%162.61
204473M37M36M1.034.18%25.134.853.2173.9271.2076.7222.7678.42%165.96
204574M37M37M1.034.10%24.894.883.1874.0571.3376.8622.9378.76%169.32
204675M38M37M1.034.01%24.654.923.1574.1871.4677.0023.0979.11%172.71
204777M39M38M1.033.92%24.424.963.1374.3171.5977.1423.2579.45%176.12
204878M40M39M1.033.85%24.184.993.1074.4571.7177.2723.4179.79%179.54
204980M40M39M1.033.76%23.955.033.0874.5871.8477.4123.5780.12%182.99
205081M41M40M1.033.68%23.715.073.0574.7171.9777.5523.7480.45%186.45

Highest City Populations in Iraq

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Baghdad7,021,6906,974,000
2Mosul1,593,0131,578,000
3Basra1,332,6541,325,000
4Kirkuk1,000,416601,433
5Najaf854,948482,576
6Erbil836,533833,000
7Sulaimaniya725,299720,000
8Amara637,771323,302
9Nasiriyah604,710400,249
10Hillah596,649289,709
11Karbala548,355434,450
12Diwaniyah499,593318,801
13Kut466,35578,272
14Ramadi447,061274,539
15Fallujah342,472190,159
16Baqubah316,944152,550
17Samarra308,472158,508

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