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Population of Iran 2022

Iran officially the Islamic Republic of Iran is a country in Western Asia. It is the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 18th Most Populous Country in World. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Iran in 2021 is 84,900,953 (85 million)

Source: World Population Prospects

Iran Population 2022

Iran has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.30%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  86,022,843 (86 million)* equivalent to 1.08% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Iran is 1,531,595 sq. km (591,352 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Iran is 55 per Km2 (142 people per mi2).

Population of  Iran  in 2022 –  86 millions  or 8.6 Crores (Approx)
Iran2022 Population
Total Population86,022,843 (86 million or 8.6 Crores)
Global Rank18th 
Share of World Pop.1.08%
Land Area 1,531,595 sq. km (591,352 sq. mi)
Area Rank17th
Pop. Density55 person per sq.km
Capital CityTehran
Iran Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Iran 2.15
Infant mortality rate** in Iran 10.7
Median Age in Iran  31 years
Life Expectancy in Iran  77.33 years
Urban Population in Iran 75.5%

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Iran

  • Islam – 99.4%
    -89.46% Shia Islam (official)
    -9.94% Sunni Islam
  • Christianity – 0.4% 
  • Zoroastrianism – 0.03% 
  • Judaism- 0.02% 
  • others- 0.15% 

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Iran by Population

#CityProvincePopultion
1TehranTehran91,35,000
2MashhadRazavi Khorasan32,08,000
3IsfahanIsfahan21,32,000
4KarajAlborz15,92,492
5ShirazFars15,65,572
6TabrizEast Azerbaijan15,58,693
7QomQom12,88,000
8AhvazKhuzestan12,44,000
9KermanshahKermanshah10,26,000
10UrmiaWest Azerbaijan7,93,000
11RashtGilan7,13,000
12ZahedanSistan and Baluchestan6,10,000
13HamadanHamadan5,54,405
14KermanKerman5,37,718
15YazdYazd5,29,673
16ArdabilArdabil5,29,374
17Bandar AbbasHormozgan5,26,648
18ArakMarkazi5,20,944
19EslamshahrTehran4,48,129
20ZanjanZanjan4,30,871
21SanandajKurdistan4,12,767
22QazvinQazvin4,02,748
23KhorramabadLorestan3,73,416
24GorganGolestan3,50,676
25SariMazandaran3,09,820
26ShahriarTehran3,09,607
27QodsTehran3,09,605
28KashanIsfahan3,04,487
29MalardTehran2,81,027
30DezfulKhuzestan2,64,709
31NishapurRazavi Khorasan2,64,375
32BabolMazandaran2,50,217
33Khomeyni ShahrIsfahan2,47,128
34SabzevarRazavi Khorasan2,43,700
35GolestanTehran2,39,556
36AmolMazandaran2,37,528
37PakdashtTehran2,36,319
38NajafabadIsfahan2,35,281
39BorujerdLorestan2,34,997
40AbadanKhuzestan2,31,476
41QarchakTehran2,31,075
42BojnordNorth Khorasan2,28,931
43VaraminTehran2,25,628
44BushehrBushehr2,23,504
45SavehMarkazi2,20,762
46Qaem ShahrMazandaran2,04,953
47BirjandSouth Khorasan2,03,636
48NasimshahrTehran2,00,393
49SirjanKerman1,99,704
50KhoyWest Azerbaijan1,98,845
51IlamIlam1,94,030

Source: 2016 Census