Kut, Iraq Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kut, Iraq metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kut in 2020 is 471,000, a 1.51% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kut in 2019 was 464,000, a 1.75% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kut in 2018 was 456,000, a 1.33% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kut in 2017 was 450,000, a 1.58% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iraq
City Name Population
Baghdad 7,144,000
Mosul 1,630,000
Basra 1,352,000
Kirkuk 1,013,000
Najaf 874,000
Erbil 846,000
Sulaimaniya 739,000
Amara 656,000
Nasiriyah 617,000
Hillah 604,000
Karbala 555,000
Diwaniyah 513,000
Kut 471,000
Ramadi 452,000
Faloojah 347,000
Baaqoobah 324,000
Samarra 312,000
Kut - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 471,000 1.51%
2019 464,000 1.75%
2018 456,000 1.33%
2017 450,000 1.58%
2016 443,000 1.37%
2015 437,000 5.81%
2014 413,000 5.63%
2013 391,000 5.96%
2012 369,000 5.73%
2011 349,000 5.44%
2010 331,000 5.75%
2009 313,000 3.64%
2008 302,000 3.42%
2007 292,000 3.55%
2006 282,000 3.68%
2005 272,000 3.42%
2004 263,000 3.54%
2003 254,000 3.25%
2002 246,000 2.93%
2001 239,000 3.02%
2000 232,000 3.11%
1999 225,000 3.21%
1998 218,000 2.83%
1997 212,000 1.44%
1996 209,000 1.46%
1995 206,000 1.48%
1994 203,000 1.50%
1993 200,000 1.52%
1992 197,000 1.55%
1991 194,000 1.57%
1990 191,000 1.60%
1989 188,000 1.62%
1988 185,000 2.78%
1987 180,000 7.14%
1986 168,000 7.01%
1985 157,000 6.80%
1984 147,000 7.30%
1983 137,000 6.20%
1982 129,000 7.50%
1981 120,000 6.19%
1980 113,000 7.62%
1979 105,000 7.14%
1978 98,000 6.52%
1977 92,000 6.98%
1976 86,000 6.17%
1975 81,000 8.00%
1974 75,000 7.14%
1973 70,000 6.06%
1972 66,000 6.45%
1971 62,000 6.90%
1970 58,000 7.41%
1969 54,000 8.00%
1968 50,000 6.38%
1967 47,000 6.82%
1966 44,000 7.32%
1965 41,000 5.13%
1964 39,000 5.41%
1963 37,000 5.71%
1962 35,000 6.06%
1961 33,000 6.45%
1960 31,000 6.90%
1959 29,000 3.57%
1958 28,000 7.69%
1957 26,000 4.00%
1956 25,000 4.17%
1955 24,000 4.35%
1954 23,000 9.52%
1953 21,000 5.00%
1952 20,000 5.26%
1951 19,000 0.00%
1950 19,000 0.00%