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 42,164,965, a 2.39% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Iraq in 2021 was 41,179,350, a 2.38% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Iraq in 2020 was 40,222,493, a 2.32% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Iraq in 2019 was 39,309,783, a 2.28% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
China 1,448,471,400
Brazil 215,353,593
Russia 145,805,947
Mexico 131,562,772
Iran 86,022,837
Turkey 85,561,976
Thailand 70,078,203
South Africa 60,756,135
Colombia 51,512,762
Algeria 45,350,148
Iraq 42,164,965
Peru 33,684,208
Malaysia 33,181,072
Venezuela 29,266,991
Kazakhstan 19,205,043
Romania 19,031,335
Guatemala 18,584,039
Ecuador 18,113,361
Cuba 11,305,652
Dominican Republic 11,056,370
Jordan 10,300,869
Azerbaijan 10,300,205
Belarus 9,432,800
Serbia 8,653,016
Paraguay 7,305,843
Libya 7,040,745
Bulgaria 6,844,597
Lebanon 6,684,849
Turkmenistan 6,201,943
Costa Rica 5,182,354
Jamaica 2,985,094
Armenia 2,971,966
Albania 2,866,374
Namibia 2,633,874
Botswana 2,441,162
Gabon 2,331,533
North Macedonia 2,081,304
Equatorial Guinea 1,496,662
Mauritius 1,274,727
Fiji 909,466
Guyana 794,045
Montenegro 627,950
Suriname 596,831
Maldives 540,985
Belize 412,190
Samoa 202,239
Grenada 113,475
Tonga 107,749
Dominica 72,344
Marshall Islands 60,057
American Samoa 55,030
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Nauru 10,903
Iraq - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 42,164,965 2.39%
2021 41,179,350 2.38%
2020 40,222,493 2.32%
2019 39,309,783 2.28%
2018 38,433,600 2.35%
2017 37,552,781 2.57%
2016 36,610,632 2.92%
2015 35,572,261 3.37%
2014 34,411,951 3.78%
2013 33,157,050 3.97%
2012 31,890,011 3.79%
2011 30,725,300 3.31%
2010 29,741,976 2.65%
2009 28,973,162 2.07%
2008 28,385,746 1.70%
2007 27,911,248 1.69%
2006 27,448,124 1.95%
2005 26,922,284 2.31%
2004 26,313,838 2.61%
2003 25,644,499 2.86%
2002 24,931,919 2.99%
2001 24,208,180 3.02%
2000 23,497,585 3.05%
1999 22,802,064 3.11%
1998 22,114,324 3.15%
1997 21,439,574 3.16%
1996 20,783,073 3.15%
1995 20,149,338 3.12%
1994 19,539,340 3.08%
1993 18,955,085 3.00%
1992 18,402,734 2.87%
1991 17,889,459 2.70%
1990 17,419,113 2.50%
1989 16,994,948 2.30%
1988 16,612,322 2.19%
1987 16,257,070 2.18%
1986 15,909,762 2.28%
1985 15,555,800 2.41%
1984 15,190,393 2.53%
1983 14,815,656 2.66%
1982 14,432,468 2.77%
1981 14,044,117 2.86%
1980 13,653,354 2.97%
1979 13,259,113 3.10%
1978 12,860,680 3.20%
1977 12,462,070 3.26%
1976 12,068,676 3.29%
1975 11,684,590 3.29%
1974 11,312,062 3.30%
1973 10,950,888 3.31%
1972 10,599,668 3.35%
1971 10,255,850 3.41%
1970 9,917,983 3.47%
1969 9,585,576 3.51%
1968 9,260,682 3.50%
1967 8,947,404 3.42%
1966 8,651,162 3.29%
1965 8,375,790 3.12%
1964 8,122,197 2.96%
1963 7,888,913 2.80%
1962 7,674,220 2.66%
1961 7,475,350 2.55%
1960 7,289,760 2.45%
1959 7,115,510 2.36%
1958 6,951,160 2.29%
1957 6,795,400 2.24%
1956 6,646,643 2.21%
1955 6,502,657 2.24%
1954 6,360,440 2.32%
1953 6,216,131 2.49%
1952 6,065,011 2.77%
1951 5,901,508 3.19%
1950 5,719,192 0.00%