Planning announces its estimates for the population of Iraq in 2021
Monday, January 3, 2022 4:31 PM
Baghdad/National News Center
The Ministry of Planning announced, on Monday, its estimates of the population of Iraq for the year 2021, according to population projections based on annual estimates prepared by the Central Bureau of Statistics, based on equations and statistical criteria, based on the annual growth rate, fertility rates, and survival rates.
And the ministry revealed in a statement received by the “National News Center” that “the estimates of the population of Iraq for the year 2021 amounted to (41,190,658) million people, with (20,810,479) million males, constituting a percentage (51%) of the total population, while the number of Females, with (20,380,179) million people, constitute (49%) of the total population.
The ministry added that "the estimates of the population of urban areas of Iraq amounted to (28,779,201) people for the year 2021, at a rate of (69.9%) of the total population of Iraq, while the population of rural areas reached (12,411,457) people, or (30.1%) of the total population of Iraq."
And she pointed out that "the estimates showed that the capital, Baghdad, formed the highest province in population for the year 2021, with an estimated population of (8,780,422) million people, constituting a percentage of (21.3%) of the total population of Iraq, while Al-Muthanna governorate was the least populous of the provinces by about (880). ) thousand people, at a rate of (2.1%).”