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Iraq Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Iraq Population is increasing
  • Iraq Population Density is increasing
  • Iraq Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Iraq Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Iraq population is expected to increase by 1386592 people. Iraq contributes 0.73% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Iraq is 70.542 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Iraq owns 0.00292% of land i.e. 434320 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 56 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Iraq Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Iraq Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Iraq Population (in million) 30.76 41.5 53.29
Iraq Global Rank 39th 36th 30th
Iraq Global Population Share 0.44% 0.53% 0.62%
Iraq Global Population Density 71.98 92.03 111.89
Iraq Global Population Density Rank 66th 68th 70th
Iraq Average Life Expectancy 68.46 70.54 72.04
Iraq Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 133rd 134th 139th
Iraq Fertility Rate 4.56 4.13 3.68
Iraq Fertility Rate Global Rank 39th 32nd 30th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Iraq population is expected to increase by 1386592 people. 
  • Iraq population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Iraq will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Iraq Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 36th-22nd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Iraq population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 2.21%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Iraq is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Iraq contributes 0.73% of world's total population. 

Iraq
 Population Fact

Iraq
 Total Population Trend

Iraq
 Population Growth Rate

Iraq
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 30.76 Million 39th
2020 41.5 Million 36th
2030 53.29 Million 30th
2040 66.75 Million 28th
2050 81.49 Million 22nd
2060 96.86 Million 20th
2070 112.53 Million 21st
2080 127.97 Million 19th
2090 142.51 Million 18th
2100 155.55 Million 17th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 30.76 Million 2.9%
2020 41.5 Million 2.73%
2030 53.29 Million 2.45%
2040 66.75 Million 2.22%
2050 81.49 Million 1.94%
2060 96.86 Million 1.68%
2070 112.53 Million 1.46%
2080 127.97 Million 1.24%
2090 142.51 Million 1.03%
2100 155.55 Million 0.84%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 30.76 Million 0.44%
2020 41.5 Million 0.53%
2030 53.29 Million 0.62%
2040 66.75 Million 0.72%
2050 81.49 Million 0.83%
2060 96.86 Million 0.94%
2070 112.53 Million 1.06%
2080 127.97 Million 1.17%
2090 142.51 Million 1.28%
2100 155.55 Million 1.39%

Iraq Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Iraq population density is 128.14 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Iraq Ranks in range of 68th-76th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Iraq. 

Iraq
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 71.98 66th
2020 92.03 68th
2030 111.89 70th
2040 130.23 72nd
2050 146.4 74th
2060 160.13 76th
2070 170.31 78th
2080 176.12 80th
2090 177.07 82nd
2100 173.07 84th

Iraq Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Iraq is 70.542 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Iraq ranks 134th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Iraq
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 68.46 133rd
2020 70.54 134th
2030 72.04 139th
2040 73.38 141st
2050 74.7 142nd
2060 76.02 149th
2070 77.37 151st
2080 78.74 151st
2090 80.16 147th
2100 0

Iraq Average Fertility Rate

  • In Iraq, Women gives birth to 4.136 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Iraq rank is in range of 32nd-19th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Iraq
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.56 39th
2020 4.13 32nd
2030 3.68 30th
2040 3.32 24th
2050 3.04 20th
2060 2.81 19th
2070 2.62 15th
2080 2.45 14th
2090 2.3 13th
2100 2.18 12th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Iraq population was 5719192 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Iraq population is around 30762701 and by year 2030 its expected to be 53297666 .Iraq ranks 39th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Iraq in 2010 was 68.465, in 2020 its 70.542 and by 2050 it will be 74.706.As mentioned in Highlight's Iraq population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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