Iraq Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of Iraq population from 1950 to 2023. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iraq in 2023 is 45,504,560, a 2.27% increase from 2022.
  • The population of Iraq in 2022 was 44,496,122, a 2.21% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Iraq in 2021 was 43,533,592, a 2.29% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Iraq in 2020 was 42,556,984, a 2.39% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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South Africa 60,414,495
Colombia 52,085,168
Algeria 45,606,480
Iraq 45,504,560
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Dominican Republic 11,332,972
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Iraq - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 45,504,560 2.27%
2022 44,496,122 2.21%
2021 43,533,592 2.29%
2020 42,556,984 2.39%
2019 41,563,520 2.40%
2018 40,590,700 2.45%
2017 39,621,162 2.39%
2016 38,697,943 2.49%
2015 37,757,813 2.75%
2014 36,746,488 3.56%
2013 35,481,800 4.78%
2012 33,864,447 4.59%
2011 32,378,061 3.56%
2010 31,264,875 3.22%
2009 30,289,040 3.66%
2008 29,218,381 1.95%
2007 28,660,887 -0.85%
2006 28,905,607 0.72%
2005 28,698,684 3.01%
2004 27,858,948 2.92%
2003 27,068,823 3.10%
2002 26,255,343 3.26%
2001 25,425,663 3.24%
2000 24,628,858 3.39%
1999 23,820,734 3.33%
1998 23,053,488 3.24%
1997 22,330,770 3.20%
1996 21,639,332 3.30%
1995 20,948,858 3.46%
1994 20,248,073 4.94%
1993 19,295,818 4.95%
1992 18,385,673 3.02%
1991 17,846,378 1.06%
1990 17,658,381 1.24%
1989 17,442,590 2.68%
1988 16,987,346 2.35%
1987 16,598,019 2.79%
1986 16,148,221 2.50%
1985 15,753,856 2.45%
1984 15,377,032 3.18%
1983 14,903,737 3.01%
1982 14,467,682 2.85%
1981 14,067,260 3.03%
1980 13,653,369 3.17%
1979 13,233,830 3.23%
1978 12,819,707 3.38%
1977 12,400,190 3.34%
1976 11,999,342 3.29%
1975 11,617,622 3.33%
1974 11,243,146 3.41%
1973 10,872,139 3.47%
1972 10,507,315 3.47%
1971 10,154,928 3.50%
1970 9,811,347 3.53%
1969 9,476,737 3.50%
1968 9,156,132 3.48%
1967 8,848,502 3.44%
1966 8,553,883 3.43%
1965 8,270,544 3.41%
1964 7,997,655 3.38%
1963 7,735,824 3.39%
1962 7,481,832 3.05%
1961 7,260,714 2.48%
1960 7,084,678 2.24%
1959 6,929,323 1.95%
1958 6,796,490 1.69%
1957 6,683,798 2.00%
1956 6,552,801 2.30%
1955 6,405,686 2.46%
1954 6,252,041 2.67%
1953 6,089,258 2.68%
1952 5,930,350 2.53%
1951 5,783,972 2.25%
1950 5,656,471 0.00%