Iran Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Iran population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iran in 2022 is 88,550,570, a 0.71% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Iran in 2021 was 87,923,432, a 0.73% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Iran in 2020 was 87,290,193, a 0.84% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Iran in 2019 was 86,564,202, a 1.11% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
China 1,425,887,337
Brazil 215,313,498
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Mexico 127,504,125
Iran 88,550,570
Thailand 71,697,030
South Africa 59,893,885
Colombia 51,874,024
Algeria 44,903,225
Iraq 44,496,122
Peru 34,049,588
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Ecuador 18,001,000
Guatemala 17,843,908
Jordan 11,285,869
Dominican Republic 11,228,821
Cuba 11,212,191
Azerbaijan 10,358,074
Belarus 9,534,954
Serbia 7,221,365
Libya 6,812,341
Bulgaria 6,781,953
Paraguay 6,780,744
Turkmenistan 6,430,770
Lebanon 5,489,739
Costa Rica 5,180,829
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Jamaica 2,827,377
Armenia 2,780,469
Botswana 2,630,296
Namibia 2,567,012
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North Macedonia 2,093,599
Equatorial Guinea 1,674,908
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Fiji 929,766
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Montenegro 627,082
Suriname 618,040
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Grenada 125,438
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Iran - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 88,550,570 0.71%
2021 87,923,432 0.73%
2020 87,290,193 0.84%
2019 86,564,202 1.11%
2018 85,617,562 1.32%
2017 84,505,076 1.44%
2016 83,306,231 1.85%
2015 81,790,841 2.29%
2014 79,961,672 1.92%
2013 78,458,928 1.47%
2012 77,324,451 1.29%
2011 76,342,971 1.29%
2010 75,373,855 1.41%
2009 74,322,685 1.37%
2008 73,318,394 1.38%
2007 72,319,418 1.46%
2006 71,275,760 1.56%
2005 70,182,594 1.62%
2004 69,061,674 1.63%
2003 67,954,699 0.93%
2002 67,327,117 0.98%
2001 66,674,851 1.72%
2000 65,544,383 1.66%
1999 64,474,745 1.60%
1998 63,461,421 1.57%
1997 62,480,533 1.43%
1996 61,598,378 1.32%
1995 60,794,809 1.35%
1994 59,985,749 0.39%
1993 59,755,430 0.65%
1992 59,372,016 2.38%
1991 57,990,883 3.94%
1990 55,793,629 4.01%
1989 53,644,736 2.94%
1988 52,111,868 3.11%
1987 50,541,490 3.33%
1986 48,913,237 3.48%
1985 47,266,160 3.59%
1984 45,628,402 3.63%
1983 44,027,986 3.60%
1982 42,500,030 5.00%
1981 40,476,251 5.08%
1980 38,520,664 3.54%
1979 37,205,013 3.37%
1978 35,993,661 3.20%
1977 34,876,497 3.06%
1976 33,841,060 3.00%
1975 32,856,976 3.01%
1974 31,895,534 2.95%
1973 30,981,898 2.89%
1972 30,111,574 2.86%
1971 29,273,682 2.90%
1970 28,449,705 2.92%
1969 27,643,685 2.86%
1968 26,875,302 2.84%
1967 26,133,341 2.89%
1966 25,398,700 2.97%
1965 24,667,026 3.00%
1964 23,948,624 2.96%
1963 23,259,094 2.89%
1962 22,605,050 2.83%
1961 21,983,622 2.78%
1960 21,388,806 2.72%
1959 20,821,847 2.60%
1958 20,295,117 2.47%
1957 19,805,912 2.45%
1956 19,332,414 2.43%
1955 18,873,864 2.38%
1954 18,434,881 2.32%
1953 18,017,545 2.29%
1952 17,614,454 2.29%
1951 17,219,627 2.30%
1950 16,832,834 0.00%