Iran Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of Iran population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iran in 2019 is 82,913,906, a 1.36% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Iran in 2018 was 81,800,188, a 1.4% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Iran in 2017 was 80,673,883, a 1.39% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Iran in 2016 was 79,563,989, a 1.37% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Iran 82,913,906
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Iran - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 82,913,906 1.36%
2018 81,800,188 1.40%
2017 80,673,883 1.39%
2016 79,563,989 1.37%
2015 78,492,215 1.33%
2014 77,465,770 1.29%
2013 76,481,961 1.25%
2012 75,539,878 1.21%
2011 74,634,957 1.18%
2010 73,762,519 1.15%
2009 72,924,837 1.12%
2008 72,120,604 1.10%
2007 71,336,475 1.11%
2006 70,554,760 1.14%
2005 69,762,347 1.18%
2004 68,951,281 1.22%
2003 68,122,938 1.25%
2002 67,284,796 1.26%
2001 66,449,112 1.26%
2000 65,623,405 1.27%
1999 64,800,880 1.30%
1998 63,971,836 1.32%
1997 63,136,312 1.35%
1996 62,294,920 1.39%
1995 61,442,664 1.41%
1994 60,590,614 1.45%
1993 59,723,764 1.60%
1992 58,780,370 1.91%
1991 57,679,034 2.33%
1990 56,366,217 2.82%
1989 54,822,003 3.29%
1988 53,077,313 3.68%
1987 51,193,782 3.93%
1986 49,260,255 4.04%
1985 47,347,186 4.12%
1984 45,472,791 4.21%
1983 43,636,837 4.22%
1982 41,869,236 4.15%
1981 40,199,906 4.01%
1980 38,650,246 3.79%
1979 37,237,137 3.55%
1978 35,960,805 3.33%
1977 34,803,045 3.17%
1976 33,733,961 3.07%
1975 32,729,772 2.97%
1974 31,786,471 2.85%
1973 30,905,707 2.76%
1972 30,075,297 2.71%
1971 29,281,591 2.69%
1970 28,513,866 2.70%
1969 27,764,924 2.71%
1968 27,032,571 2.72%
1967 26,317,783 2.71%
1966 25,624,373 2.68%
1965 24,954,873 2.66%
1964 24,307,860 2.65%
1963 23,680,258 2.64%
1962 23,071,315 2.63%
1961 22,480,372 2.62%
1960 21,906,914 2.61%
1959 21,350,574 2.59%
1958 20,811,144 2.58%
1957 20,288,539 2.56%
1956 19,782,824 2.53%
1955 19,294,127 2.50%
1954 18,822,757 2.47%
1953 18,369,051 2.43%
1952 17,933,502 2.38%
1951 17,516,679 2.32%
1950 17,119,265 0.00%