Iran Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Iran birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iran in 2021 is 17.447 births per 1000 people, a 3.06% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Iran in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 32.198
Gabon 29.767
Iraq 28.134
Namibia 27.385
Samoa 23.849
Tonga 23.745
Guatemala 23.677
Botswana 23.410
Algeria 22.153
Turkmenistan 22.060
Jordan 21.228
Fiji 20.383
Belize 20.130
Paraguay 19.931
South Africa 19.662
Guyana 19.318
Kazakhstan 19.250
Ecuador 19.027
Dominican Republic 18.667
Suriname 17.948
Libya 17.633
Iran 17.447
Peru 17.404
Venezuela 17.298
Lebanon 16.915
Mexico 16.892
Malaysia 16.258
Grenada 15.675
Jamaica 15.556
Turkey 15.408
Azerbaijan 15.201
Colombia 14.275
Brazil 13.313
Costa Rica 13.262
Armenia 13.055
Maldives 13.014
Russia 11.905
Montenegro 11.511
Albania 11.310
Belarus 11.272
China 11.159
North Macedonia 10.375
Mauritius 10.026
Thailand 9.904
Cuba 9.732
Romania 9.489
Serbia 9.254
Bulgaria 8.775
Iran - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 17.447 -3.060%
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%