Iraq Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of Iraq population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iraq in 2020 is 40,222,493, a 2.32% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Iraq in 2019 was 39,309,783, a 2.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Iraq in 2018 was 38,433,600, a 2.35% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Iraq in 2017 was 37,552,781, a 2.57% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Thailand 69,799,978
South Africa 59,308,690
Colombia 50,882,891
Algeria 43,851,044
Iraq 40,222,493
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Iraq - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 40,222,493 2.32%
2019 39,309,783 2.28%
2018 38,433,600 2.35%
2017 37,552,781 2.57%
2016 36,610,632 2.92%
2015 35,572,261 3.37%
2014 34,411,951 3.78%
2013 33,157,050 3.97%
2012 31,890,011 3.79%
2011 30,725,300 3.31%
2010 29,741,976 2.65%
2009 28,973,162 2.07%
2008 28,385,746 1.70%
2007 27,911,248 1.69%
2006 27,448,124 1.95%
2005 26,922,284 2.31%
2004 26,313,838 2.61%
2003 25,644,499 2.86%
2002 24,931,919 2.99%
2001 24,208,180 3.02%
2000 23,497,585 3.05%
1999 22,802,064 3.11%
1998 22,114,324 3.15%
1997 21,439,574 3.16%
1996 20,783,073 3.15%
1995 20,149,338 3.12%
1994 19,539,340 3.08%
1993 18,955,085 3.00%
1992 18,402,734 2.87%
1991 17,889,459 2.70%
1990 17,419,113 2.50%
1989 16,994,948 2.30%
1988 16,612,322 2.19%
1987 16,257,070 2.18%
1986 15,909,762 2.28%
1985 15,555,800 2.41%
1984 15,190,393 2.53%
1983 14,815,656 2.66%
1982 14,432,468 2.77%
1981 14,044,117 2.86%
1980 13,653,354 2.97%
1979 13,259,113 3.10%
1978 12,860,680 3.20%
1977 12,462,070 3.26%
1976 12,068,676 3.29%
1975 11,684,590 3.29%
1974 11,312,062 3.30%
1973 10,950,888 3.31%
1972 10,599,668 3.35%
1971 10,255,850 3.41%
1970 9,917,983 3.47%
1969 9,585,576 3.51%
1968 9,260,682 3.50%
1967 8,947,404 3.42%
1966 8,651,162 3.29%
1965 8,375,790 3.12%
1964 8,122,197 2.96%
1963 7,888,913 2.80%
1962 7,674,220 2.66%
1961 7,475,350 2.55%
1960 7,289,760 2.45%
1959 7,115,510 2.36%
1958 6,951,160 2.29%
1957 6,795,400 2.24%
1956 6,646,643 2.21%
1955 6,502,657 2.24%
1954 6,360,440 2.32%
1953 6,216,131 2.49%
1952 6,065,011 2.77%
1951 5,901,508 3.19%
1950 5,719,192 0.00%