Iraq Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Iraq birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iraq in 2020 is 28.467 births per 1000 people, a 1.15% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Iraq in 2019 was 28.799 births per 1000 people, a 1.14% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Iraq in 2018 was 29.131 births per 1000 people, a 2.54% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Iraq in 2017 was 29.889 births per 1000 people, a 2.47% decline 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
Iraq - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 28.467 -1.150%
2019 28.799 -1.140%
2018 29.131 -2.540%
2017 29.889 -2.470%
2016 30.646 -2.410%
2015 31.404 -2.350%
2014 32.161 -2.300%
2013 32.919 -0.310%
2012 33.023 -0.310%
2011 33.127 -0.310%
2010 33.230 -0.310%
2009 33.334 -0.310%
2008 33.438 -0.870%
2007 33.731 -0.860%
2006 34.023 -0.850%
2005 34.316 -0.840%
2004 34.608 -0.840%
2003 34.901 -0.970%
2002 35.244 -0.960%
2001 35.587 -0.950%
2000 35.929 -0.950%
1999 36.272 -0.940%
1998 36.615 -0.320%
1997 36.732 -0.320%
1996 36.849 -0.320%
1995 36.966 -0.320%
1994 37.083 -0.310%
1993 37.200 -0.600%
1992 37.426 -0.600%
1991 37.652 -0.590%
1990 37.877 -0.590%
1989 38.103 -0.590%
1988 38.329 -0.360%
1987 38.466 -0.360%
1986 38.604 -0.350%
1985 38.741 -0.350%
1984 38.879 -0.350%
1983 39.016 -1.110%
1982 39.454 -1.100%
1981 39.892 -1.080%
1980 40.329 -1.070%
1979 40.767 -1.060%
1978 41.205 -1.200%
1977 41.706 -1.190%
1976 42.207 -1.180%
1975 42.709 -1.160%
1974 43.210 -1.150%
1973 43.711 -1.370%
1972 44.316 -1.350%
1971 44.921 -1.330%
1970 45.526 -1.310%
1969 46.131 -1.290%
1968 46.736 1.340%
1967 46.119 1.360%
1966 45.502 1.370%
1965 44.886 1.390%
1964 44.269 1.410%
1963 43.652 0.390%
1962 43.483 0.390%
1961 43.313 0.390%
1960 43.144 0.400%
1959 42.974 0.390%
1958 42.805 -4.680%
1957 44.908 -4.470%
1956 47.011 -4.280%
1955 49.115 -4.110%
1954 51.218 -3.940%
1953 53.321 -3.790%
1952 55.424 -3.660%
1951 57.527 -3.530%
1950 59.631 0.000%