Iran (Islamic Republic of) population 82,789,970 (live)

The population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) is expected to grow by 849,000 in 2018 and reach 82,821,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 55,000 people yearly. On average there are 1,248,141 births and 370,563 deaths in Iran per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.07 percent per year. The population density of Iran has changed from 23.7 in 1980 to 49.3 in 2016.

Current population 82,789,970 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 31.8 years
Life expectancy 76.4 years
Population density 50.4 per km2
Population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 82,012,000 849,000 (1.0%) -55,000 31.8 1.62 50 61,379,000 (74.8%)
2017 81,163,000 885,572 (1.1%) -55,000 31.5 1.64 50 60,359,000 (74.4%)
2016 80,277,428 916,941 (1.1%) -55,000 31.1 1.66 49 59,308,161 (73.9%)
2015 79,360,487 949,395 (1.2%) -55,000 30.8 1.69 49 58,230,757 (73.4%)
2010 74,567,511 879,946 (1.2%) -80,000 29.4 1.77 46 52,664,050 (70.6%)
2005 70,421,811 804,711 (1.1%) -109,853 27.9 1.83 43 47,575,567 (67.6%)
2000 66,131,854 1,069,194 (1.6%) -14,061 25.3 2.21 41 42,352,162 (64.0%)
1995 60,575,644 850,519 (1.4%) 123,059 23.5 3.22 37 36,488,345 (60.2%)
1990 56,226,185 1,449,071 (2.6%) -419,201 22.3 4.82 35 31,672,210 (56.3%)
1985 47,342,702 1,867,994 (4.0%) 268,875 22.1 6.22 29 25,278,636 (53.4%)
1980 38,668,220 1,415,561 (3.7%) 403,884 22.6 6.48 24 19,215,399 (49.7%)
1975 32,730,554 945,054 (2.9%) 83,999 22.9 6.21 20 14,973,247 (45.7%)
1970 28,514,010 748,767 (2.6%) 15,527 23.1 6.44 18 11,751,194 (41.2%)
1965 24,955,115 647,030 (2.6%) 10,351 23.3 6.83 15 9,250,362 (37.1%)
1960 21,906,903 573,515 (2.6%) -1,568 23.9 6.93 14 7,390,294 (33.7%)

In 2017 the population of Iran was 81,163,000 and the average age increased from 23.9 in 1960 to 31.5. Urban population has increased from 42,352,162 (64.0%) in 2000 to 61,379,000 (74.8%) in the current year. The population density of Iran has changed from 23.7 in 1980 to 49.3 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 83,587,000 766,000 (0.9%) -40,000 32.6 1.57 51 63,313,000 (75.7%)
2025 86,730,000 539,000 (0.6%) -40,000 34.7 1.51 53 67,435,000 (77.8%)
2030 88,863,000 370,000 (0.4%) -40,000 37.0 1.50 55 70,580,000 (79.4%)
2035 90,479,000 303,000 (0.3%) -40,000 39.3 1.54 56 73,092,000 (80.8%)
2040 91,899,000 269,000 (0.3%) -40,000 41.2 1.57 56 75,242,000 (81.9%)
2045 93,045,000 189,000 (0.2%) -40,000 42.8 1.61 57 77,123,000 (82.9%)
2050 93,553,000 34,000 (0.0%) -40,000 44.3 1.63 57 78,450,000 (83.9%)

Total Iran population should reach 83,587,000 by 2020 and should increase to 93,553,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 82.2 (81.3 years for male and 83.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 57.4 people per square kilometer.

Iran (Islamic Republic of) demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.05% (885,572 residents, including 364,203 deaths). The demographics of Iran constitutes of 40,778,000 women and 41,234,000 men, which means there are 1,011 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 30.1% of population (24,652,807) is 19 or younger, 64.3% of population (52,700,911) is between age 20 and 64 and 5.7% of population (4,674,684) is over 65.

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