Iraq Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Iraq population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iraq in 2022 is 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.
  • The population of Iraq in 2019 was 41,563,520, a 2.4% 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
Russia 144,713,314
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
Malaysia 33,938,221
Venezuela 28,301,696
Romania 19,659,267
Kazakhstan 19,397,998
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
Albania 2,842,321
Jamaica 2,827,377
Armenia 2,780,469
Botswana 2,630,296
Namibia 2,567,012
Gabon 2,388,992
North Macedonia 2,093,599
Equatorial Guinea 1,674,908
Mauritius 1,299,469
Fiji 929,766
Guyana 808,726
Montenegro 627,082
Suriname 618,040
Maldives 523,787
Belize 405,272
Samoa 222,382
Grenada 125,438
Tonga 106,858
Dominica 72,737
American Samoa 44,273
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Nauru 12,668
Tuvalu 11,312
Iraq - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
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%