Iran Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Iran population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iran in 2021 is 85,028,759, a 1.23% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Iran in 2020 was 83,992,949, a 1.3% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Iran in 2019 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
China 1,444,216,107
Brazil 213,993,437
Russia 145,912,025
Mexico 130,262,216
Turkey 85,042,738
Iran 85,028,759
Thailand 69,950,850
South Africa 60,041,994
Colombia 51,265,844
Algeria 44,616,624
Iraq 41,179,350
Peru 33,359,418
Malaysia 32,776,194
Venezuela 28,704,954
Romania 19,127,774
Kazakhstan 18,994,962
Guatemala 18,249,860
Ecuador 17,888,475
Cuba 11,317,505
Dominican Republic 10,953,703
Jordan 10,269,021
Azerbaijan 10,223,342
Belarus 9,442,862
Serbia 8,697,550
Paraguay 7,219,638
Libya 6,958,532
Bulgaria 6,896,663
Lebanon 6,769,146
Turkmenistan 6,117,924
Costa Rica 5,139,052
Jamaica 2,973,463
Armenia 2,968,127
Albania 2,872,933
Namibia 2,587,344
Botswana 2,397,241
Gabon 2,278,825
North Macedonia 2,082,658
Equatorial Guinea 1,449,896
Mauritius 1,273,433
Fiji 902,906
Guyana 790,326
Montenegro 628,053
Suriname 591,800
Maldives 543,617
Belize 404,914
Samoa 200,149
Grenada 113,021
Tonga 106,760
Dominica 72,167
Marshall Islands 59,610
American Samoa 55,100
Tuvalu 11,931
Nauru 10,876
Iran - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 85,028,759 1.23%
2020 83,992,949 1.30%
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%