Iraq Population 2022


Iraq map
  • The current population of Iraq is estimated at 42,018,601 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Iraq represent 0.53% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Iraq is 83 inhabitants per km2.
  • Iraq is located in Asia.
  • Iraq ranks number 36 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Iraq is 33.313800° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 44.362311° E.
  • The median age in Iraq is 21.0 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Iraq is IQD 250,000 per month, around USD $171.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Iraq shares its land boundary with are Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Jordan and Syria to the west, and Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to the south.

Iraq

Official name Republic of Iraq
Location Asia
Capital Baghdad
Population 42,001,087 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 83/km2
Population growth rate 2.28% (in 2022)
Area 438,317 km2 (169,235.07 sq mi)
Official language Arabic and Kurdish
Currency Iraqi dinar (IQD)
Life expectancy 70.89 years
Internet TLD .iq
Call code +964

Cities in Iraq ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Iraq. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Iraq

# City Population 2022
1 Baghdad 7,288,882
2 Basrah 2,630,680
3 Al Mawsil al Jadidah 2,089,764
4 Al Basrah al Qadimah 2,038,661
5 Mosul 1,755,806
6 Erbil 944,647
7 Abu Ghurayb 908,550
8 As Sulaymaniyah 729,245
9 Kirkuk 608,229
10 Najaf 489,525
11 Karbala 439,186
12 Nasiriyah 403,851
13 Al Amarah 328,701
14 Ad Diwaniyah 323,073
15 Al Kut 319,795
16 Al Hillah 292,896
17 Dihok 288,629
18 Ramadi 277,284
19 Al Fallujah 191,775
20 Samarra 161,012
21 As Samawah 155,061
22 Baqubah 154,259
23 Sinah 129,871
24 Soran 127,088
25 Az Zubayr 123,682
26 Kufa 111,243
27 Umm Qasr 109,094
28 Al Faw 105,583
29 Zaxo 96,335
30 Al Harithah 93,790
31 Ash Shatrah 83,584
32 Hajiawa 81,344
33 Al Hayy 79,556
34 Jamjamal 76,693
35 Khalis 71,188
36 Tuz Khurmatu 60,850
37 Ash Shamiyah 58,601
38 Al Hindiyah 58,145
39 Halabja 58,010
40 Al Miqdadiyah 51,387
41 Al Hamdaniya 50,620
42 Ar Rumaythah 47,772
43 Koysinceq 45,419
44 Al Aziziyah 45,239
45 Al Musayyib 43,399
46 Tikrit 42,915
47 As Suwayrah 42,833
48 Balad 42,597
49 Sinjar 38,849
50 Imam Qasim 37,591
51 Bayji 36,778
52 Hit 32,239
53 Nahiyat Ghammas 31,320
54 Hadithah 31,268
55 Nahiyat Saddat al Hindiyah 31,002
56 Kifri 30,580
57 Mandali 30,133
58 Baynjiwayn 27,417
59 Anah 27,235
60 Ad Dujayl 26,673
61 Batifa 25,280
62 Tallkayf 23,787
63 Al Mishkhab 23,525
64 Aqrah 23,327
65 Ruwandiz 23,209
66 Nahiyat ash Shinafiyah 22,851
67 Ar Rutbah 22,591
68 Afak 22,092
69 Nahiyat al Fuhud 21,805
70 Ali al Gharbi 20,009
71 Anat al Qadimah 19,967
72 Rawah 13,220

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Cambodia 17,379,688 87.3/km2
Jordan 10,911,635 114/km2
Israel 9,310,348 432/km2
Laos 7,409,511 27/km2
Lebanon 6,797,875 560/km2
Kyrgyzstan 6,730,103 27.5/km2
Kuwait 4,490,130 201/km2
Georgia 3,774,173 57.6/km2