Iraq Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Iraq rural population for 2021 was 11,893,008, a 1.58% increase from 2020.
  • Iraq rural population for 2020 was 11,707,564, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • Iraq rural population for 2019 was 11,526,416, a 1.57% increase from 2018.
  • Iraq rural population for 2018 was 11,348,290, a 1.67% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Turkey 19,926,363
South Africa 19,305,303
Iraq 11,893,008
Algeria 11,483,873
Colombia 9,361,143
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North Macedonia 851,107
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Suriname 199,915
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Nauru 0
Iraq Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 11,893,008 28.88 1.57%
2020 11,707,564 29.11 1.56%
2019 11,526,416 29.32 1.56%
2018 11,348,290 29.53 1.66%
2017 11,161,440 29.72 1.92%
2016 10,948,776 29.91 2.30%
2015 10,699,783 30.08 2.78%
2014 10,406,862 30.24 3.18%
2013 10,081,404 30.41 3.36%
2012 9,748,139 30.57 3.19%
2011 9,442,501 30.73 2.72%
2010 9,189,379 30.90 2.22%
2009 8,987,473 31.02 1.88%
2008 8,820,301 31.07 1.51%
2007 8,687,932 31.13 1.50%
2006 8,558,600 31.18 1.76%
2005 8,408,905 31.23 2.11%
2004 8,233,074 31.29 2.40%
2003 8,037,500 31.34 2.65%
2002 7,827,626 31.40 2.77%
2001 7,613,472 31.45 2.81%
2000 7,402,680 31.50 2.83%
1999 7,195,874 31.56 2.89%
1998 6,990,782 31.61 3.15%
1997 6,773,835 31.60 3.71%
1996 6,527,340 31.41 3.69%
1995 6,290,625 31.22 3.67%
1994 6,063,841 31.03 3.64%
1993 5,847,265 30.85 3.56%
1992 5,642,832 30.66 3.43%
1991 5,452,349 30.48 3.27%
1990 5,276,946 30.29 3.07%
1989 5,117,347 30.11 2.89%
1988 4,971,735 29.93 1.98%
1987 4,874,358 29.98 0.11%
1986 4,869,024 30.60 0.22%
1985 4,858,545 31.23 0.36%
1984 4,840,875 31.87 0.50%
1983 4,816,865 32.51 0.64%
1982 4,785,950 33.16 0.77%
1981 4,749,298 33.82 0.88%
1980 4,707,538 34.48 1.01%
1979 4,660,311 35.15 1.15%
1978 4,606,952 35.82 1.01%
1977 4,560,615 36.60 0.50%
1976 4,538,063 37.60 0.56%
1975 4,512,701 38.62 0.61%
1974 4,485,119 39.65 0.66%
1973 4,455,588 40.69 0.73%
1972 4,423,345 41.73 0.80%
1971 4,388,069 42.79 0.90%
1970 4,348,637 43.85 1.01%
1969 4,304,982 44.91 1.10%
1968 4,258,064 45.98 1.13%
1967 4,210,198 47.06 1.10%
1966 4,163,977 48.13 0.74%
1965 4,133,371 49.35 -0.03%
1964 4,134,768 50.91 -0.11%
1963 4,139,153 52.47 -0.16%
1962 4,145,766 54.02 -0.20%
1961 4,153,902 55.57 -0.21%
1960 4,162,522 57.10 %