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Population (Total) rose 1.15% to 40.7 mil in Iraq in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Iraq | January 1, 2022
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Total population rose 1.15% to 40.7 mil in Iraq in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Iraq reached an all time high of 40.7 mil in 2021 and an all time low of 5.72 mil in 1950. When compared to Iraq's main peers, total population in Iran amounted to 82.3 mil, 3.99 mil in Kuwait, 32.0 mil in Saudi Arabia and 25.6 mil in Syria in 2021.

Iraq has been ranked 36th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Bahrain mil 1.64 1.64 1.64 1.65 1.64
Iran mil 87.8 87.8 87.7 87.6 87.5
Iraq mil 59.1 59.7 60.4 61.1 61.7
Jordan mil 9.83 9.87 9.92 9.96 9.99
Kuwait mil 5.39 5.44 5.49 5.53 5.58
Lebanon mil 4.70 4.68 4.66 4.63 4.61
Pakistan mil 235 235 236 236 236
Saudi Arabia mil 35.9 35.9 36.0 36.1 36.1
Syria mil 31.3 31.4 31.5 31.6 31.8
Turkey mil 83.3 83.2 83.0 82.8 82.6
Turkmenistan mil 5.76 5.74 5.72 5.70 5.67
United Arab Emirates mil 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0
Yemen mil 36.2 36.4 36.6 36.7 36.9