Iran Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Iran birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iran in 2020 is 17.997 births per 1000 people, a 2.97% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2019 was 18.547 births per 1000 people, a 2.88% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2018 was 19.097 births per 1000 people, a 0.62% increase from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2017 was 18.980 births per 1000 people, a 0.62% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 32.617
Gabon 30.510
Iraq 28.467
Namibia 27.869
Samoa 24.079
Guatemala 24.039
Tonga 23.982
Botswana 23.977
Algeria 22.998
Turkmenistan 22.701
Jordan 21.502
Fiji 20.747
Belize 20.383
Paraguay 20.193
South Africa 19.995
Kazakhstan 19.959
Guyana 19.568
Ecuador 19.303
Dominican Republic 19.007
Suriname 18.187
Libya 18.090
Iran 17.997
Peru 17.635
Venezuela 17.542
Mexico 17.173
Lebanon 17.132
Malaysia 16.451
Grenada 15.982
Azerbaijan 15.828
Jamaica 15.780
Turkey 15.665
Colombia 14.526
Brazil 13.566
Costa Rica 13.545
Maldives 13.476
Armenia 13.424
Russia 12.194
Montenegro 11.614
Albania 11.472
Belarus 11.461
China 11.416
North Macedonia 10.545
Mauritius 10.099
Thailand 10.090
Cuba 9.894
Romania 9.587
Serbia 9.354
Bulgaria 8.835
Iran - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 17.997 -2.970%
2019 18.547 -2.880%
2018 19.097 0.620%
2017 18.980 0.620%
2016 18.863 0.630%
2015 18.745 0.630%
2014 18.628 0.630%
2013 18.511 0.760%
2012 18.372 0.770%
2011 18.232 0.770%
2010 18.093 0.780%
2009 17.953 0.780%
2008 17.814 0.470%
2007 17.730 0.480%
2006 17.646 0.480%
2005 17.561 0.480%
2004 17.477 0.480%
2003 17.393 -1.930%
2002 17.735 -1.900%
2001 18.078 -1.860%
2000 18.420 -1.830%
1999 18.763 -1.790%
1998 19.105 -6.930%
1997 20.528 -6.480%
1996 21.951 -6.090%
1995 23.375 -5.740%
1994 24.798 -5.430%
1993 26.221 -8.250%
1992 28.580 -7.620%
1991 30.939 -7.080%
1990 33.297 -6.620%
1989 35.656 -6.210%
1988 38.015 -3.250%
1987 39.293 -3.150%
1986 40.571 -3.050%
1985 41.848 -2.960%
1984 43.126 -2.880%
1983 44.404 0.810%
1982 44.047 0.820%
1981 43.690 0.820%
1980 43.333 0.830%
1979 42.976 0.840%
1978 42.619 0.610%
1977 42.359 0.620%
1976 42.099 0.620%
1975 41.838 0.630%
1974 41.578 0.630%
1973 41.318 -1.050%
1972 41.756 -1.040%
1971 42.194 -1.030%
1970 42.632 -1.020%
1969 43.070 -1.010%
1968 43.508 -1.300%
1967 44.081 -1.280%
1966 44.653 -1.270%
1965 45.226 -1.250%
1964 45.798 -1.240%
1963 46.371 -1.120%
1962 46.895 -1.100%
1961 47.418 -1.090%
1960 47.942 -1.080%
1959 48.465 -1.070%
1958 48.989 -0.690%
1957 49.331 -0.690%
1956 49.673 -0.680%
1955 50.014 -0.680%
1954 50.356 -0.670%
1953 50.698 -0.670%
1952 51.040 -0.670%
1951 51.382 -0.660%
1950 51.723 0.000%