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Population of Iraq 2022

Iraq, officially the Republic of Ira, is a country in Western Asia. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Iraq in 2021 is 41,000,503 (41 million)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Iraq Population 2022

Iraq has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.32%. Its estimated population in 2022 is 42,164,963 (42.2 million )* equivalent to 0.52% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Iraq is 437,367 sq. km (168,868 sq. mi)  & the Population Density of Iraq is 58 per Km2 (238 people per mi2).

Population of Iraq  in 2022 – 42.2 million or 4.22 crore (Approx)
Iraq2022 Population
Total Population42,164,963 (42.2 million or 4.22 Crore)
Global Rank36
Share of World Pop.0.52%
Land Area 437,367 sq. km (168,868 sq. mi)
Area Rank58
Pop. Density92 person/sq. km
Capital CityBaghdad
Iraq Demographics
Fertility Rate* 3.68
Infant mortality rate** 21.1
Median Age  21 years
Life Expectancy 71.08 Years
Urban Population 73.1 %

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 Iraq
  • Shia Islam – 59%
  • Sunni Islam – 40%
  • Other religions- 1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Iraq by Population

#CityProvincePopulation
1BaghdadBaghdad Governorate81,26,755
2MosulNineveh Governorate37,29,998
3BasraBasra Governorate29,08,491
4SulaymaniyaSulaymaniya Governorate20,53,305
5KirkukKirkuk Governorate15,97,876
6BaqubaDiyala Governorate16,37,226
7TikritSaladin Governorate12,18,732
8ErbilErbil Governorate18,54,778
9BabylonBabylon Governorate20,85,042
10Al NasiriyaDhi Qar Governorate20,65,172

Census: 2018 Estimate