Iraq population 40,370,882 (live)

The population of Iraq is expected to grow by 1,065,000 in 2018 and reach 40,412,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 7,834 people yearly. On average there are 1,272,932 births and 193,089 deaths in Iraq per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 2.75 percent per year. The population density of Iraq has changed from 31.2 in 1980 to 85.7 in 2016.

Current population 40,370,882 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 23.8 years
Life expectancy 70.2 years
Population density 90.6 per km2
Population of Iraq from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 39,340,000 1,065,000 (2.7%) 7,834 23.8 4.25 91 27,485,000 (69.9%)
2017 38,275,000 1,072,428 (2.8%) 7,834 23.6 4.31 88 26,686,000 (69.7%)
2016 37,202,572 1,086,923 (2.9%) 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 2017 the population of Iraq was 38,275,000 and the average age decreased from 24.4 in 1960 to 23.6. Urban population has increased from 16,141,365 (68.5%) in 2000 to 27,485,000 (69.9%) in the current year. The population density of Iraq has changed from 31.2 in 1980 to 85.7 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 41,503,000 1,091,000 (2.6%) -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%)

Total Iraq population should reach 41,503,000 by 2020 and should increase to 81,490,000 people by year 2050. 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 2017

The population growth rate is 2.78% (1,072,428 residents, including 187,255 deaths). The demographics of Iraq constitutes of 19,421,000 women and 19,918,000 men, which means there are 1,026 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 50.5% of population (19,870,634) is 19 or younger, 46.2% of population (18,186,882) is between age 20 and 64 and 3.3% of population (1,286,418) is over 65.

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