Iraq population 43,246,367 (live)

The population of Iraq is expected to grow by 1,109,000 in 2021 and reach 43,736,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 10,437 people yearly. The population density of Iraq has changed from 31.2 in 1980 to 93.0 in 2019.

Current population 43,246,367 people at present (Sunday 25th of July 2021)
Median Age 24.1 years
Population density 98.1 per km2
Population of Iraq from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 42,612,000 1,109,000 (2.6%) -10,437 24.1 98 29,981,000 (70.4%)
2020 41,503,000 1,091,000 (2.6%) -10,437 24.0 4.14 96 29,128,000 (70.2%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 7,834 23.9 4.19 93 28,296,000 (70.0%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 7,834 23.8 4.25 91 27,485,000 (69.9%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 7,834 23.6 4.31 88 26,686,000 (69.7%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 7,834 23.5 4.37 86 25,890,014 (69.6%)
2015 36,115,649 1,109,569 (3.1%) 7,834 23.4 4.43 83 25,089,903 (69.5%)
2010 30,762,701 868,049 (2.8%) 92,733 23.0 4.56 71 21,236,723 (69.0%)
2005 27,008,426 691,817 (2.6%) -91,466 22.8 4.56 62 18,572,614 (68.8%)
2000 23,565,413 687,257 (2.9%) -53,264 22.4 4.89 54 16,141,365 (68.5%)
1995 20,208,387 611,148 (3.0%) -3,572 22.1 5.42 46 13,899,329 (68.8%)
1990 17,469,005 428,815 (2.5%) -30,805 21.9 5.88 40 12,176,945 (69.7%)
1985 15,576,395 370,894 (2.4%) -126,037 22.1 6.22 36 10,711,420 (68.8%)
1980 13,653,356 395,557 (2.9%) -39,988 22.3 6.57 31 8,945,815 (65.5%)
1975 11,684,589 372,284 (3.2%) -9,558 22.6 6.99 27 7,171,884 (61.4%)
1970 9,917,983 332,407 (3.4%) -1,717 23.1 7.36 23 5,569,344 (56.2%)
1965 8,375,793 253,594 (3.0%) -1,375 24.0 7.04 19 4,242,423 (50.7%)
1960 7,289,761 185,591 (2.5%) -372 24.4 6.25 17 3,127,235 (42.9%)

In 2020 the population of Iraq was 41,503,000 and the average age decreased from 24.4 in 1960 to 24.0. Urban population has increased from 16,141,365 (68.5%) in 2000 to 29,981,000 (70.4%) in the current year. The population density of Iraq has changed from 31.2 in 1980 to 93.0 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -10,437 24.0 4.14 96 29,128,000 (70.2%)
2025 47,200,000 1,170,000 (2.5%) -12,475 24.7 3.90 109 33,585,000 (71.2%)
2030 53,298,000 1,254,000 (2.4%) -10,000 25.4 3.68 123 38,567,000 (72.4%)
2035 59,821,000 1,339,000 (2.2%) -6,000 26.1 3.49 138 44,127,000 (73.8%)
2040 66,752,000 1,415,000 (2.1%) -6,000 26.9 3.32 154 50,223,000 (75.2%)
2045 74,007,000 1,472,000 (2.0%) -6,000 27.6 3.18 170 56,730,000 (76.7%)
2050 81,490,000 1,511,000 (1.9%) -6,000 28.4 3.05 188 63,575,000 (78.0%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 74.7 (72.0 years for male and 77.6 years for females). Population density will go up to 187.6 people per square kilometer.

Iraq demographics 2020

The population growth rate is 2.67% (1,091,000 residents, including 195,820 deaths). The demographics of Iraq constitutes of 21,027,000 women and 21,585,000 men, which means there are 1,027 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 49.8% of population (21,216,515) is 19 or younger, 46.8% of population (19,955,200) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.4% of population (1,440,286) is over 65.

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