Iraq Population

Population now

40,591,614
  • World: 36th
  • Asia: 14th
Male:20,546,891(50.61 %)
Female:20,046,128(49.39 %)
Births in 2020:1,590,451
Deaths in 2020:266,206

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:68.69 years
Female:72.82 years
Total:70.75 years
Median Age:20.04 years
Birth Rate:28.14
Death Rate:4.71
Growth Rate:4.97 %
Fertility Rate:3.54

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • 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%45.6411.727.3658.2058.4257.9516.4656.15%22.69
197110M5M5M1.042.98%45.0311.327.3158.8659.0458.6216.3057.21%23.46
197211M5M5M1.043.06%44.3310.927.2359.4859.6859.2216.2158.27%24.25
197311M6M5M1.043.14%43.6410.547.1560.0960.3159.7716.1459.31%25.06
197411M6M6M1.043.22%42.9910.197.0760.6460.8860.2916.0760.35%25.88
197512M6M6M1.043.29%42.419.896.9961.0861.2460.8115.9661.38%26.73
197612M6M6M1.043.32%41.889.696.9261.2961.1761.3615.8862.40%27.61
197712M6M6M1.043.31%41.389.606.8361.2460.6061.9515.7563.40%28.51
197813M7M6M1.053.25%40.899.626.7560.9359.5362.5915.6264.18%29.42
197913M7M6M1.053.15%40.429.736.6660.4458.0863.2815.5664.85%30.34
198014M7M7M1.043.05%39.979.866.5759.8856.5063.9915.5765.52%31.24
198114M7M7M1.042.97%39.589.966.4959.4555.1164.7215.5266.18%32.13
198214M7M7M1.042.94%39.249.976.4159.2854.2065.4215.5266.84%33.02
198315M8M7M1.032.96%38.979.856.3459.4553.9566.0715.5767.49%33.90
198415M8M7M1.033.04%38.769.596.2860.0054.4066.6715.6368.13%34.75
198516M8M8M1.023.19%38.599.216.2260.8855.4767.2115.6868.77%35.59
198616M8M8M1.023.39%38.448.756.1661.9857.0067.7015.7169.40%36.40
198716M8M8M1.023.64%38.308.266.1163.1558.6868.1615.7270.02%37.20
198817M8M8M1.023.89%38.147.806.0464.2560.2768.6115.7470.07%38.01
198917M9M8M1.024.13%37.957.405.9765.2161.6469.0515.7769.89%38.88
199017M9M9M1.024.35%37.767.065.8866.0162.7469.4815.8069.71%39.85
199118M9M9M1.024.53%37.566.795.7966.6563.5669.9115.9369.52%40.93
199218M9M9M1.024.70%37.386.565.7067.1964.2270.3316.0869.34%42.10
199319M10M9M1.024.85%37.226.365.6167.6764.7870.7316.2369.15%43.37
199420M10M10M1.025.00%37.086.185.5168.0965.2771.0916.3768.97%44.71
199520M10M10M1.025.13%36.956.035.4268.4565.6871.3916.5068.78%46.10
199621M10M10M1.025.24%36.815.905.3368.7366.0471.6016.6568.59%47.55
199721M11M11M1.025.32%36.635.805.2368.9466.3271.7216.7968.41%49.05
199822M11M11M1.025.37%36.415.725.1369.0666.5471.7416.9268.39%50.60
199923M11M11M1.025.39%36.145.665.0469.1166.6971.6817.0568.44%52.17
200023M12M12M1.025.36%35.825.634.9469.0866.7571.5617.1968.50%53.76
200124M12M12M1.025.31%35.475.624.8568.9866.7071.4117.2868.55%55.39
200225M13M12M1.025.23%35.105.634.7668.8366.5471.2617.3868.60%57.04
200326M13M13M1.025.15%34.745.654.6868.6466.2771.1617.4868.66%58.67
200426M13M13M1.025.05%34.405.694.6068.4465.9571.1117.5868.71%60.20
200527M14M13M1.024.96%34.095.724.5368.2765.6371.1217.6968.77%61.60
200627M14M14M1.024.91%33.855.734.4868.1665.3871.1617.7268.82%62.80
200728M14M14M1.024.89%33.685.724.4468.1365.2671.2317.7668.87%63.86
200828M14M14M1.024.91%33.565.684.4068.1965.3071.3017.7868.93%64.95
200929M15M14M1.024.96%33.465.614.3768.3465.5171.3717.8068.98%66.29
201030M15M15M1.025.05%33.355.514.3468.5765.8671.4417.8069.10%68.05
201131M16M15M1.025.14%33.155.404.3068.8566.3071.5218.0269.27%70.30
201232M16M16M1.025.22%32.835.284.2469.1566.7771.6118.2469.43%72.96
201333M17M16M1.025.28%32.385.164.1769.4467.2171.7218.4669.60%75.86
201434M17M17M1.025.28%31.795.064.0869.7067.5871.8518.7069.76%78.73
201536M18M18M1.025.26%31.114.973.9769.9367.8871.9918.9869.92%81.39
201637M19M18M1.025.21%30.394.893.8670.1268.1072.1519.1470.09%83.76
201738M19M19M1.025.15%29.694.833.7670.2968.2872.3219.3570.28%85.92
201838M19M19M1.025.08%29.084.783.6770.4568.4372.4919.5970.47%87.93
201939M20M19M1.025.08%29.084.783.6770.4568.4372.4919.8370.68%89.94
202040M20M20M1.024.97%28.144.713.5470.7568.6972.8220.0470.89%92.03

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
202141M21M20M1.034.93%27.854.703.5070.8868.8072.9820.2971.12%94.22
202242M21M21M1.034.88%27.564.693.4671.0268.9273.1320.5071.35%96.47
202343M22M21M1.034.82%27.264.683.4271.1569.0373.2920.6971.60%98.77
202444M22M22M1.034.78%26.974.673.3871.2969.1573.4420.8971.85%101.09
202545M23M22M1.034.73%26.684.663.3471.4269.2673.6021.1172.12%103.39
202646M23M23M1.034.65%26.384.673.3071.5569.3773.7521.2872.39%105.67
202747M24M23M1.034.57%26.084.683.2671.6869.4873.9021.4872.67%107.95
202848M24M24M1.034.50%25.794.693.2371.8169.6074.0421.6972.96%110.24
202949M25M24M1.034.42%25.494.703.1971.9469.7174.1921.9073.26%112.53
203050M25M25M1.034.35%25.194.713.1572.0769.8274.3422.1173.56%114.84
203151M26M25M1.034.26%24.914.743.1272.1969.9374.4822.3273.88%117.17
203252M26M26M1.034.16%24.634.773.0972.3270.0474.6222.5374.20%119.51
203353M27M26M1.034.08%24.364.803.0572.4470.1674.7622.7374.53%121.87
203454M28M27M1.033.99%24.084.833.0272.5770.2774.9022.9474.86%124.24
203555M28M27M1.033.90%23.804.862.9972.6970.3875.0423.1675.20%126.62
203656M29M28M1.033.79%23.544.912.9672.8170.4975.1723.3775.55%129.01
203757M29M28M1.033.70%23.284.952.9372.9370.6075.3123.6175.90%131.40
203858M30M29M1.033.60%23.025.002.9173.0570.7275.4423.8676.25%133.81
203960M30M29M1.033.52%22.765.042.8873.1770.8375.5824.1276.61%136.21
204061M31M30M1.033.42%22.505.092.8573.2970.9475.7124.3776.98%138.61
204162M31M30M1.033.32%22.255.152.8273.4171.0575.8424.5977.34%141.01
204263M32M31M1.033.22%22.005.212.8073.5371.1775.9624.8077.70%143.41
204364M32M31M1.033.12%21.755.282.7773.6471.2876.0925.0278.06%145.80
204465M33M32M1.033.03%21.505.342.7573.7671.4076.2125.2478.42%148.19
204566M33M32M1.032.94%21.255.402.7273.8871.5176.3425.4778.76%150.57
204667M34M33M1.022.84%21.025.472.7074.0071.6376.4625.6879.11%152.94
204768M34M34M1.022.75%20.795.542.6874.1271.7576.5925.9079.45%155.30
204869M35M34M1.022.66%20.565.612.6574.2571.8776.7126.1179.79%157.65
204970M35M35M1.022.58%20.335.682.6374.3771.9976.8426.3380.12%159.98
205071M36M35M1.022.50%20.105.752.6174.4972.1176.9626.5580.45%162.31

Highest City Populations in Iraq

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Baghdad7,212,8817,144,000
2Mosul1,651,0691,630,000
3Basra1,362,9401,352,000
4Kirkuk1,019,888601,433
5Najaf884,940482,576
6Erbil851,267846,000
7Sulaimaniya746,698723,170
8Amara666,130323,302
9Nasiriyah623,888400,249
10Hillah608,052289,709
11Karbala558,647434,450
12Diwaniyah520,698318,801
13Kut473,83678,272
14Ramadi454,836274,539
15Fallujah349,431190,159
16Baqubah328,052152,550
17Samarra314,026158,508

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