Iraq Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Iraq population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Iraq in 2019 is 90.36 people per square kilometer, a 2.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2018 was 88.34 people per square kilometer, a 2.35% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2017 was 86.32 people per square kilometer, a 2.57% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Iraq in 2016 was 84.15 people per square kilometer, a 2.92% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Maldives 1,769.84
Lebanon 656.05
Mauritius 622.39
Nauru 537.80
Tuvalu 388.20
Grenada 329.42
Marshall Islands 326.62
American Samoa 276.56
Jamaica 268.27
Dominican Republic 220.65
Guatemala 161.46
China 149.93
Tonga 139.33
Thailand 135.69
Azerbaijan 116.02
Jordan 113.10
Turkey 106.23
Cuba 103.14
Albania 100.21
Armenia 99.45
Serbia 99.28
Costa Rica 98.78
Malaysia 96.72
Dominica 95.74
Iraq 90.36
Romania 81.23
North Macedonia 81.04
Samoa 69.40
Ecuador 67.77
Mexico 64.94
Bulgaria 63.06
Fiji 48.71
Equatorial Guinea 48.34
South Africa 48.03
Iran 47.51
Belarus 45.53
Montenegro 45.47
Colombia 44.09
Venezuela 31.27
Peru 25.30
Brazil 24.78
Algeria 18.08
Paraguay 17.32
Belize 16.99
Turkmenistan 12.17
Russia 8.53
Gabon 8.12
Kazakhstan 6.81
Botswana 3.96
Libya 3.85
Guyana 3.64
Suriname 3.55
Namibia 3.03
Iraq - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 90.36 2.28%
2018 88.34 2.35%
2017 86.32 2.57%
2016 84.15 2.92%
2015 81.77 3.37%
2014 79.10 3.78%
2013 76.21 3.97%
2012 73.30 3.79%
2011 70.62 3.31%
2010 68.36 2.65%
2009 66.60 2.07%
2008 65.25 1.70%
2007 64.16 1.69%
2006 63.09 1.95%
2005 61.88 2.31%
2004 60.48 2.61%
2003 58.95 2.86%
2002 57.31 2.99%
2001 55.64 3.02%
2000 54.01 3.05%
1999 52.41 3.11%
1998 50.83 3.15%
1997 49.28 3.16%
1996 47.77 3.15%
1995 46.31 3.12%
1994 44.91 3.08%
1993 43.57 3.00%
1992 42.30 2.87%
1991 41.12 2.70%
1990 40.04 2.50%
1989 39.06 2.30%
1988 38.18 2.19%
1987 37.37 2.18%
1986 36.57 2.28%
1985 35.76 2.41%
1984 34.92 2.53%
1983 34.05 2.66%
1982 33.17 2.77%
1981 32.28 2.86%
1980 31.38 2.97%
1979 30.48 3.10%
1978 29.56 3.20%
1977 28.65 3.26%
1976 27.74 3.29%
1975 26.86 3.29%
1974 26.00 3.30%
1973 25.17 3.31%
1972 24.36 3.35%
1971 23.57 3.41%
1970 22.80 3.47%
1969 22.03 3.51%
1968 21.29 3.50%
1967 20.57 3.42%
1966 19.89 3.29%
1965 19.25 3.12%
1964 18.67 2.96%
1963 18.13 2.80%
1962 17.64 2.66%
1961 17.18 2.55%
1960 16.76 2.45%
1959 16.36 2.36%
1958 15.98 2.29%
1957 15.62 2.24%
1956 15.28 2.21%
1955 14.95 2.24%
1954 14.62 2.32%
1953 14.29 2.49%
1952 13.94 2.77%
1951 13.57 3.19%
1950 13.15 0.00%