Iraq Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Iraq population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Iraq in 2022 is 102.28 people per square kilometer, a 2.21% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2021 was 100.07 people per square kilometer, a 2.29% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2020 was 97.82 people per square kilometer, a 2.39% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2019 was 95.54 people per square kilometer, a 2.4% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Maldives 1,745.96
Mauritius 636.99
Nauru 633.40
Lebanon 525.33
Tuvalu 377.07
Grenada 368.94
Jamaica 257.27
Marshall Islands 230.94
Dominican Republic 230.71
American Samoa 221.37
Guatemala 163.87
China 148.53
Tonga 142.48
Thailand 139.73
Jordan 126.35
Azerbaijan 119.61
Malaysia 102.74
Iraq 102.28
Cuba 102.04
Costa Rica 101.39
Albania 98.86
Dominica 96.98
Armenia 93.49
Romania 82.46
Serbia 81.73
North Macedonia 81.43
Samoa 78.30
Ecuador 70.21
Mexico 64.91
Bulgaria 61.10
Equatorial Guinea 59.71
Fiji 50.89
Iran 50.74
South Africa 49.13
Belarus 45.93
Colombia 45.43
Montenegro 45.41
Venezuela 31.03
Peru 26.49
Brazil 25.28
Algeria 18.85
Belize 17.64
Paraguay 16.67
Turkmenistan 13.18
Gabon 8.93
Russia 8.46
Kazakhstan 7.12
Botswana 4.52
Libya 3.87
Suriname 3.77
Guyana 3.76
Namibia 3.11
Iraq - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 102.28 2.21%
2021 100.07 2.29%
2020 97.82 2.39%
2019 95.54 2.40%
2018 93.30 2.45%
2017 91.07 2.39%
2016 88.95 2.49%
2015 86.79 2.75%
2014 84.46 3.56%
2013 81.56 4.78%
2012 77.84 4.59%
2011 74.42 3.56%
2010 71.86 3.22%
2009 69.62 3.66%
2008 67.16 1.95%
2007 65.88 -0.85%
2006 66.44 0.72%
2005 65.97 3.01%
2004 64.04 2.92%
2003 62.22 3.10%
2002 60.35 3.26%
2001 58.44 3.24%
2000 56.61 3.39%
1999 54.75 3.33%
1998 52.99 3.24%
1997 51.33 3.20%
1996 49.74 3.30%
1995 48.15 3.46%
1994 46.54 4.94%
1993 44.35 4.95%
1992 42.26 3.02%
1991 41.02 1.06%
1990 40.59 1.24%
1989 40.09 2.68%
1988 39.05 2.35%
1987 38.15 2.79%
1986 37.12 2.50%
1985 36.21 2.45%
1984 35.35 3.18%
1983 34.26 3.01%
1982 33.26 2.85%
1981 32.33 3.03%
1980 31.38 3.17%
1979 30.42 3.23%
1978 29.47 3.38%
1977 28.50 3.34%
1976 27.58 3.29%
1975 26.70 3.33%
1974 25.84 3.41%
1973 24.99 3.47%
1972 24.15 3.47%
1971 23.34 3.50%
1970 22.55 3.53%
1969 21.78 3.50%
1968 21.05 3.48%
1967 20.34 3.44%
1966 19.66 3.43%
1965 19.01 3.41%
1964 18.38 3.38%
1963 17.78 3.39%
1962 17.20 3.05%
1961 16.69 2.48%
1960 16.28 2.24%
1959 15.93 1.95%
1958 15.62 1.69%
1957 15.36 2.00%
1956 15.06 2.30%
1955 14.72 2.46%
1954 14.37 2.67%
1953 14.00 2.68%
1952 13.63 2.53%
1951 13.29 2.25%
1950 13.00 0.00%