Iraq Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of Iraq population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Iraq in 2019 is 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.
  • The population of Iraq in 2016 was 36,610,632, a 2.92% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
China 1,433,783,686
Brazil 211,049,527
Russia 145,872,256
Mexico 127,575,529
Turkey 83,429,615
Iran 82,913,906
Thailand 69,625,582
South Africa 58,558,270
Colombia 50,339,443
Algeria 43,053,054
Iraq 39,309,783
Peru 32,510,453
Malaysia 31,949,777
Venezuela 28,515,829
Romania 19,364,557
Kazakhstan 18,551,427
Guatemala 17,581,472
Ecuador 17,373,662
Cuba 11,333,483
Dominican Republic 10,738,958
Jordan 10,101,694
Azerbaijan 10,047,718
Belarus 9,452,411
Serbia 8,772,235
Paraguay 7,044,636
Bulgaria 7,000,119
Lebanon 6,855,713
Libya 6,777,452
Turkmenistan 5,942,089
Costa Rica 5,047,561
Armenia 2,957,731
Jamaica 2,948,279
Albania 2,880,917
Namibia 2,494,530
Botswana 2,303,697
Gabon 2,172,579
North Macedonia 2,083,459
Equatorial Guinea 1,355,986
Mauritius 1,269,668
Fiji 889,953
Guyana 782,766
Montenegro 627,987
Suriname 581,372
Maldives 530,953
Belize 390,353
Samoa 197,097
Grenada 112,003
Tonga 104,494
Dominica 71,808
Marshall Islands 58,791
American Samoa 55,312
Tuvalu 11,646
Nauru 10,756
Iraq - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
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%