Iraq Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Iraq birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Iraq in 2021 is 28.134 births per 1000 people, a 1.17% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Iraq in 2020 was 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.
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
Iraq - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 28.134 -1.170%
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%