Baaqoobah, Iraq Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Baaqoobah, Iraq metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Baaqoobah in 2021 is 334,000, a 3.09% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Baaqoobah in 2020 was 324,000, a 3.18% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Baaqoobah in 2019 was 314,000, a 3.29% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Baaqoobah in 2018 was 304,000, a 3.4% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iraq
City Name Population
Baghdad 7,323,000
Mosul 1,683,000
Basra 1,382,000
Kirkuk 1,031,000
Najaf 901,000
Erbil 861,000
Sulaimaniya 759,000
Amara 680,000
Nasiriyah 634,000
Hillah 615,000
Karbala 565,000
Diwaniyah 533,000
Kut 480,000
Ramadi 460,000
Faloojah 353,000
Baaqoobah 334,000
Samarra 318,000
Baaqoobah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 334,000 3.09%
2020 324,000 3.18%
2019 314,000 3.29%
2018 304,000 3.40%
2017 294,000 3.16%
2016 285,000 3.26%
2015 276,000 3.37%
2014 267,000 3.09%
2013 259,000 3.19%
2012 251,000 3.29%
2011 243,000 3.40%
2010 235,000 3.07%
2009 228,000 -3.39%
2008 236,000 -3.28%
2007 244,000 -3.17%
2006 252,000 -3.45%
2005 261,000 -3.33%
2004 270,000 -3.57%
2003 280,000 3.70%
2002 270,000 3.45%
2001 261,000 3.57%
2000 252,000 3.70%
1999 243,000 3.40%
1998 235,000 4.44%
1997 225,000 6.13%
1996 212,000 6.00%
1995 200,000 5.82%
1994 189,000 6.18%
1993 178,000 5.95%
1992 168,000 6.33%
1991 158,000 6.04%
1990 149,000 6.43%
1989 140,000 6.06%
1988 132,000 5.60%
1987 125,000 5.93%
1986 118,000 6.31%
1985 111,000 6.73%
1984 104,000 6.12%
1983 98,000 5.38%
1982 93,000 5.68%
1981 88,000 6.02%
1980 83,000 6.41%
1979 78,000 6.85%
1978 73,000 5.80%
1977 69,000 6.15%
1976 65,000 6.56%
1975 61,000 5.17%
1974 58,000 5.45%
1973 55,000 7.84%
1972 51,000 6.25%
1971 48,000 4.35%
1970 46,000 6.98%
1969 43,000 4.88%
1968 41,000 7.89%
1967 38,000 5.56%
1966 36,000 5.88%
1965 34,000 9.68%
1964 31,000 6.90%
1963 29,000 7.41%
1962 27,000 8.00%
1961 25,000 8.70%
1960 23,000 9.52%
1959 21,000 5.00%
1958 20,000 11.11%
1957 18,000 5.88%
1956 17,000 6.25%
1955 16,000 6.67%
1954 15,000 0.00%
1953 15,000 7.14%
1952 14,000 7.69%
1951 13,000 8.33%
1950 12,000 0.00%