Iran Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Iran birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iran in 2022 is 16.897 births per 1000 people, a 3.15% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2021 was 17.447 births per 1000 people, a 3.06% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2020 was 17.997 births per 1000 people, a 2.97% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2019 was 18.547 births per 1000 people, a 2.88% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 31.780
Gabon 29.024
Iraq 27.802
Namibia 26.902
Samoa 23.620
Tonga 23.509
Guatemala 23.316
Botswana 22.842
Turkmenistan 21.418
Algeria 21.307
Jordan 20.955
Fiji 20.020
Belize 19.878
Paraguay 19.670
South Africa 19.328
Guyana 19.069
Ecuador 18.750
Kazakhstan 18.541
Dominican Republic 18.328
Suriname 17.708
Libya 17.175
Peru 17.172
Venezuela 17.055
Iran 16.897
Lebanon 16.697
Mexico 16.610
Malaysia 16.066
Grenada 15.368
Jamaica 15.331
Turkey 15.151
Azerbaijan 14.573
Colombia 14.023
Brazil 13.059
Costa Rica 12.979
Armenia 12.685
Maldives 12.551
Russia 11.617
Montenegro 11.407
Albania 11.149
Belarus 11.082
China 10.902
North Macedonia 10.204
Mauritius 9.954
Thailand 9.718
Cuba 9.571
Romania 9.390
Serbia 9.155
Bulgaria 8.714
Iran - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 16.897 -3.150%
2021 17.447 -3.060%
2020 17.997 -2.970%
2019 18.547 -2.880%
2018 19.097 0.620%
2017 18.980 0.620%
2016 18.863 0.630%
2015 18.745 0.630%
2014 18.628 0.630%
2013 18.511 0.760%
2012 18.372 0.770%
2011 18.232 0.770%
2010 18.093 0.780%
2009 17.953 0.780%
2008 17.814 0.470%
2007 17.730 0.480%
2006 17.646 0.480%
2005 17.561 0.480%
2004 17.477 0.480%
2003 17.393 -1.930%
2002 17.735 -1.900%
2001 18.078 -1.860%
2000 18.420 -1.830%
1999 18.763 -1.790%
1998 19.105 -6.930%
1997 20.528 -6.480%
1996 21.951 -6.090%
1995 23.375 -5.740%
1994 24.798 -5.430%
1993 26.221 -8.250%
1992 28.580 -7.620%
1991 30.939 -7.080%
1990 33.297 -6.620%
1989 35.656 -6.210%
1988 38.015 -3.250%
1987 39.293 -3.150%
1986 40.571 -3.050%
1985 41.848 -2.960%
1984 43.126 -2.880%
1983 44.404 0.810%
1982 44.047 0.820%
1981 43.690 0.820%
1980 43.333 0.830%
1979 42.976 0.840%
1978 42.619 0.610%
1977 42.359 0.620%
1976 42.099 0.620%
1975 41.838 0.630%
1974 41.578 0.630%
1973 41.318 -1.050%
1972 41.756 -1.040%
1971 42.194 -1.030%
1970 42.632 -1.020%
1969 43.070 -1.010%
1968 43.508 -1.300%
1967 44.081 -1.280%
1966 44.653 -1.270%
1965 45.226 -1.250%
1964 45.798 -1.240%
1963 46.371 -1.120%
1962 46.895 -1.100%
1961 47.418 -1.090%
1960 47.942 -1.080%
1959 48.465 -1.070%
1958 48.989 -0.690%
1957 49.331 -0.690%
1956 49.673 -0.680%
1955 50.014 -0.680%
1954 50.356 -0.670%
1953 50.698 -0.670%
1952 51.040 -0.670%
1951 51.382 -0.660%
1950 51.723 0.000%