Diwaniyah, Iraq Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Diwaniyah, Iraq metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Diwaniyah in 2019 is 494,000, a 4% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Diwaniyah in 2018 was 475,000, a 4.17% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Diwaniyah in 2017 was 456,000, a 3.87% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Diwaniyah in 2016 was 439,000, a 4.03% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iraq
City Name Population
Baghdad 6,974,000
Mosul 1,578,000
Basra 1,325,000
Kirkuk 996,000
Najaf 847,000
Erbil 833,000
Sulaimaniya 720,000
Amara 631,000
Nasiriyah 600,000
Hillah 594,000
Karbala 546,000
Diwaniyah 494,000
Kut 464,000
Ramadi 445,000
Faloojah 341,000
Baaqoobah 314,000
Samarra 307,000
Diwaniyah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 494,000 4.00%
2018 475,000 4.17%
2017 456,000 3.87%
2016 439,000 4.03%
2015 422,000 4.20%
2014 405,000 4.11%
2013 389,000 4.01%
2012 374,000 3.89%
2011 360,000 4.05%
2010 346,000 4.22%
2009 332,000 2.15%
2008 325,000 2.20%
2007 318,000 1.92%
2006 312,000 2.30%
2005 305,000 2.01%
2004 299,000 2.05%
2003 293,000 2.81%
2002 285,000 2.89%
2001 277,000 2.59%
2000 270,000 2.66%
1999 263,000 2.73%
1998 256,000 2.81%
1997 249,000 2.47%
1996 243,000 2.53%
1995 237,000 2.60%
1994 231,000 2.21%
1993 226,000 2.73%
1992 220,000 2.33%
1991 215,000 2.38%
1990 210,000 2.44%
1989 205,000 2.50%
1988 200,000 3.63%
1987 193,000 5.46%
1986 183,000 5.17%
1985 174,000 5.45%
1984 165,000 5.77%
1983 156,000 5.41%
1982 148,000 5.71%
1981 140,000 5.26%
1980 133,000 5.56%
1979 126,000 5.00%
1978 120,000 6.19%
1977 113,000 5.61%
1976 107,000 4.90%
1975 102,000 5.15%
1974 97,000 5.43%
1973 92,000 5.75%
1972 87,000 6.10%
1971 82,000 5.13%
1970 78,000 5.41%
1969 74,000 5.71%
1968 70,000 6.06%
1967 66,000 4.76%
1966 63,000 6.78%
1965 59,000 7.27%
1964 55,000 7.84%
1963 51,000 8.51%
1962 47,000 6.82%
1961 44,000 7.32%
1960 41,000 7.89%
1959 38,000 8.57%
1958 35,000 6.06%
1957 33,000 6.45%
1956 31,000 3.33%
1955 30,000 7.14%
1954 28,000 3.70%
1953 27,000 8.00%
1952 25,000 4.17%
1951 24,000 4.35%
1950 23,000 0.00%