๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ท Population of Iran (Islamic Republic of)

89,809,781
Current Population of Iran (Islamic Republic of)
617,491
Net population growth this year
55.14
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) reached 89,809,781, of which 45,299,243 people are male and 44,510,538 female. The country has a population density of 55.1403 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.688% for the year. According to the latest data, Iran (Islamic Republic of) is set to increase its population size by 617,491 people next year. Making the total population count of Iran (Islamic Republic of) 89,809,781 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) grown from 16,832,834 people to 89,809,781. An increase of the population size by 433.54% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 16,832,834 8,572,220 8,260,614 384,176 10.3348 2.282%
1951 17,219,627 8,777,005 8,442,622 389,411 10.5723 2.262%
1952 17,614,454 8,985,680 8,628,774 400,242 10.8147 2.272%
1953 18,017,545 9,198,900 8,818,646 405,940 11.0622 2.253%
1954 18,434,881 9,419,588 9,015,293 428,733 11.3184 2.326%
1955 18,873,864 9,651,217 9,222,647 449,232 11.5879 2.38%
1956 19,332,414 9,892,895 9,439,520 467,869 11.8695 2.42%
1957 19,805,912 10,142,433 9,663,478 479,126 12.1602 2.419%
1958 20,295,117 10,400,354 9,894,762 499,284 12.4605 2.46%
1959 20,821,847 10,677,567 10,144,280 554,177 12.7839 2.662%
1960 21,388,806 10,975,524 10,413,283 579,741 13.132 2.711%
1961 21,983,622 11,288,130 10,695,491 609,889 13.4972 2.774%
1962 22,605,050 11,614,756 10,990,294 632,968 13.8788 2.8%
1963 23,259,094 11,957,997 11,301,097 675,120 14.2803 2.903%
1964 23,948,624 12,319,448 11,629,176 703,940 14.7037 2.94%
1965 24,667,026 12,696,479 11,970,547 732,864 15.1448 2.971%
1966 25,398,700 13,080,068 12,318,632 730,484 15.594 2.876%
1967 26,133,341 13,464,371 12,668,971 738,799 16.045 2.827%
1968 26,875,302 13,850,883 13,024,418 745,121 16.5006 2.773%
1969 27,643,685 14,248,693 13,394,992 791,647 16.9723 2.864%
1970 28,449,705 14,664,691 13,785,014 820,392 17.4672 2.884%
1971 29,273,682 15,089,953 14,183,730 827,563 17.9731 2.827%
1972 30,111,574 15,522,988 14,588,586 848,220 18.4875 2.817%
1973 30,981,898 15,972,140 15,009,758 892,428 19.0219 2.881%
1974 31,895,534 16,442,594 15,452,940 934,844 19.5828 2.931%
1975 32,856,976 16,943,348 15,913,627 988,039 20.1731 3.007%
1976 33,841,060 17,454,256 16,386,803 980,129 20.7773 2.896%
1977 34,876,496 17,986,094 16,890,402 1,090,745 21.413 3.128%
1978 35,993,661 18,560,428 17,433,233 1,143,584 22.0989 3.177%
1979 37,205,013 19,178,716 18,026,297 1,279,120 22.8427 3.438%
1980 38,520,664 19,842,442 18,678,222 1,352,183 23.6504 3.511%
1981 40,476,252 20,901,475 19,574,777 2,558,991 24.8511 6.324%
1982 42,500,030 21,978,956 20,521,074 1,488,566 26.0936 3.503%
1983 44,027,986 22,714,605 21,313,380 1,567,345 27.0318 3.56%
1984 45,628,402 23,495,289 22,133,113 1,633,489 28.0144 3.58%
1985 47,266,160 24,301,374 22,964,786 1,642,027 29.0199 3.474%
1986 48,913,237 25,105,248 23,807,989 1,652,126 30.0312 3.378%
1987 50,541,490 25,893,396 24,648,094 1,604,381 31.0308 3.175%
1988 52,111,868 26,653,409 25,458,460 1,536,375 31.995 2.948%
1989 53,644,736 27,404,071 26,240,665 1,529,360 32.9361 2.851%
1990 55,793,629 28,471,683 27,321,946 2,768,426 34.2555 4.963%
1991 57,990,883 29,563,662 28,427,220 1,626,082 35.6045 2.804%
1992 59,372,016 30,246,675 29,125,341 1,136,184 36.4525 1.914%
1993 59,755,430 30,430,312 29,325,118 -369,356 36.6879 -0.618%
1994 59,985,748 30,536,539 29,449,209 829,993 36.8293 1.384%
1995 60,794,809 30,931,127 29,863,681 788,128 37.3261 1.296%
1996 61,598,378 31,320,559 30,277,819 819,011 37.8194 1.33%
1997 62,480,532 31,746,786 30,733,747 945,297 38.361 1.513%
1998 63,461,421 32,223,035 31,238,387 1,016,480 38.9633 1.602%
1999 64,474,744 32,715,378 31,759,366 1,010,167 39.5854 1.567%
2000 65,544,383 33,235,517 32,308,864 1,129,109 40.2421 1.723%
2001 66,674,850 33,786,412 32,888,440 1,131,828 40.9362 1.698%
2002 67,327,117 34,099,104 33,228,012 172,703 41.3367 0.257%
2003 67,954,699 34,429,317 33,525,381 1,082,462 41.722 1.593%
2004 69,061,674 35,028,219 34,033,455 1,131,489 42.4016 1.638%
2005 70,182,594 35,630,982 34,551,612 1,110,349 43.0899 1.582%
2006 71,275,760 36,210,381 35,065,378 1,075,983 43.761 1.51%
2007 72,319,418 36,750,402 35,569,016 1,011,335 44.4018 1.398%
2008 73,318,394 37,258,400 36,059,993 986,615 45.0151 1.346%
2009 74,322,685 37,767,956 36,554,728 1,021,967 45.6317 1.375%
2010 75,373,855 38,301,112 37,072,743 1,080,374 46.2771 1.433%
2011 76,342,971 38,783,336 37,559,635 857,858 46.8721 1.124%
2012 77,324,451 39,262,182 38,062,269 1,105,102 47.4747 1.429%
2013 78,458,928 39,818,340 38,640,588 1,163,851 48.1713 1.483%
2014 79,961,672 40,556,060 39,405,613 1,841,638 49.0939 2.303%
2015 81,790,841 41,454,741 40,336,099 1,816,699 50.2169 2.221%
2016 83,306,231 42,200,628 41,105,603 1,214,081 51.1473 1.457%
2017 84,505,076 42,789,954 41,715,123 1,183,611 51.8834 1.401%
2018 85,617,562 43,333,952 42,283,610 1,041,359 52.5664 1.216%
2019 86,564,202 43,792,157 42,772,045 851,920 53.1476 0.984%
2020 87,290,193 44,134,884 43,155,308 600,061 53.5934 0.687%
2021 87,923,432 44,426,790 43,496,643 666,419 53.9822 0.758%
2022 88,550,570 44,714,592 43,835,978 587,856 54.3672 0.664%
2023 89,172,767 45,002,394 44,170,373 656,538 54.7492 0.736%
2024 89,809,781 45,299,243 44,510,538 617,491 55.1403 0.688%

Statements that can be derived from Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s population data

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of) has a population of 89,809,781 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s population is equivalent to 1.12% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s population will grow with 617,491 people.
  • In 2024, 39,998 more people will emigrate from Iran (Islamic Republic of) than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Iran (Islamic Republic of) is 33.56 years.
  • In Iran (Islamic Republic of) there are 55.14 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 9.12 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Iran (Islamic Republic of).
  • In Iran (Islamic Republic of), 45,299,243 of the total population are male, and 44,510,538 are female.

Future Population of Iran (Islamic Republic of) (2024 - 2100)

Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s population is set to decrease in the future from 89,809,781 people to 79,906,390 people. A decrease of the population size by 374.71% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 89,809,781 45,299,243 44,510,538 617,491 55.1403 0.688%
2025 90,410,659 45,577,158 44,833,501 584,265 55.5092 0.646%
2026 90,976,221 45,836,547 45,139,674 546,858 55.8565 0.601%
2027 91,506,852 46,077,664 45,429,188 514,405 56.1823 0.562%
2028 92,005,102 46,301,887 45,703,215 482,095 56.4882 0.524%
2029 92,475,363 46,511,517 45,963,846 458,425 56.7769 0.496%
2030 92,921,017 46,708,336 46,212,681 432,884 57.0505 0.466%
2031 93,343,544 46,893,226 46,450,318 412,169 57.3099 0.442%
2032 93,745,796 47,067,778 46,678,018 392,337 57.5569 0.419%
2033 94,130,484 47,233,444 46,897,041 377,038 57.7931 0.401%
2034 94,501,761 47,392,479 47,109,282 365,516 58.021 0.387%
2035 94,861,188 47,545,832 47,315,356 353,338 58.2417 0.372%
2036 95,209,476 47,694,012 47,515,463 343,237 58.4555 0.361%
2037 95,548,456 47,838,054 47,710,402 334,724 58.6637 0.35%
2038 95,879,769 47,978,860 47,900,909 327,902 58.8671 0.342%
2039 96,203,069 48,116,304 48,086,764 318,698 59.0656 0.331%
2040 96,518,596 48,250,638 48,267,958 312,356 59.2593 0.324%
2041 96,826,532 48,382,165 48,444,367 303,516 59.4484 0.313%
2042 97,127,583 48,511,272 48,616,310 298,586 59.6332 0.307%
2043 97,421,494 48,637,742 48,783,752 289,236 59.8137 0.297%
2044 97,706,794 48,760,943 48,945,850 281,363 59.9888 0.288%
2045 97,981,000 48,879,730 49,101,270 267,049 60.1572 0.273%
2046 98,240,506 48,992,246 49,248,260 251,964 60.3165 0.256%
2047 98,479,032 49,095,212 49,383,820 225,088 60.463 0.229%
2048 98,688,811 49,184,742 49,504,069 194,471 60.5917 0.197%
2049 98,865,528 49,258,776 49,606,753 158,963 60.7002 0.161%
2050 99,007,204 49,316,122 49,691,082 124,387 60.7872 0.126%
2051 99,112,400 49,355,884 49,756,516 86,006 60.8518 0.087%
2052 99,177,563 49,376,139 49,801,423 44,320 60.8918 0.045%
2053 99,201,180 49,376,145 49,825,035 2,914 60.9063 0.003%
2054 99,182,264 49,355,448 49,826,816 -40,746 60.8947 -0.041%
2055 99,119,582 49,313,245 49,806,336 -84,619 60.8562 -0.085%
2056 99,014,787 49,250,340 49,764,446 -124,971 60.7919 -0.126%
2057 98,870,205 49,168,006 49,702,199 -164,192 60.7031 -0.166%
2058 98,686,361 49,066,287 49,620,074 -203,496 60.5902 -0.206%
2059 98,465,614 48,946,478 49,519,136 -237,999 60.4547 -0.242%
2060 98,210,621 48,810,182 49,400,438 -271,987 60.2982 -0.277%
2061 97,925,201 48,659,299 49,265,902 -298,853 60.1229 -0.305%
2062 97,611,375 48,495,153 49,116,222 -328,798 59.9302 -0.337%
2063 97,270,729 48,318,801 48,951,928 -352,494 59.7211 -0.362%
2064 96,905,875 48,131,440 48,774,435 -377,215 59.4971 -0.389%
2065 96,516,348 47,932,836 48,583,512 -401,838 59.2579 -0.416%
2066 96,104,921 47,724,680 48,380,241 -421,016 59.0053 -0.438%
2067 95,675,250 47,508,958 48,166,292 -438,326 58.7415 -0.458%
2068 95,229,808 47,287,007 47,942,802 -452,557 58.468 -0.475%
2069 94,770,146 47,059,618 47,710,528 -466,769 58.1858 -0.493%
2070 94,297,926 46,827,754 47,470,172 -477,670 57.8959 -0.507%
2071 93,816,003 46,592,812 47,223,192 -486,176 57.6 -0.518%
2072 93,325,847 46,355,571 46,970,276 -494,136 57.2991 -0.529%
2073 92,828,492 46,116,888 46,711,603 -500,574 56.9937 -0.539%
2074 92,324,334 45,876,915 46,447,420 -507,741 56.6842 -0.55%
2075 91,814,864 45,636,010 46,178,854 -511,199 56.3714 -0.557%
2076 91,303,174 45,395,528 45,907,646 -512,183 56.0572 -0.561%
2077 90,790,917 45,156,237 45,634,681 -512,329 55.7427 -0.564%
2078 90,279,071 44,918,361 45,360,710 -511,364 55.4284 -0.566%
2079 89,769,004 44,682,359 45,086,646 -508,769 55.1153 -0.567%
2080 89,260,962 44,448,076 44,812,886 -507,316 54.8034 -0.568%
2081 88,756,462 44,215,846 44,540,617 -501,683 54.4936 -0.565%
2082 88,257,704 43,986,454 44,271,250 -495,834 54.1874 -0.562%
2083 87,763,916 43,759,336 44,004,580 -491,742 53.8842 -0.56%
2084 87,274,584 43,533,733 43,740,851 -486,922 53.5838 -0.558%
2085 86,792,828 43,311,012 43,481,816 -476,591 53.288 -0.549%
2086 86,319,300 43,091,296 43,228,004 -470,464 52.9973 -0.545%
2087 85,851,326 42,872,826 42,978,500 -465,485 52.7099 -0.542%
2088 85,388,156 42,654,788 42,733,368 -460,854 52.4256 -0.54%
2089 84,930,902 42,437,762 42,493,140 -453,654 52.1448 -0.534%
2090 84,477,212 42,220,611 42,256,601 -453,725 51.8663 -0.537%
2091 84,025,819 42,002,612 42,023,207 -449,062 51.5891 -0.534%
2092 83,578,196 41,784,685 41,793,511 -446,184 51.3143 -0.534%
2093 83,130,842 41,565,010 41,565,833 -448,523 51.0397 -0.54%
2094 82,682,609 41,343,004 41,339,605 -447,944 50.7645 -0.542%
2095 82,232,622 41,118,466 41,114,156 -452,030 50.4882 -0.55%
2096 81,777,235 40,889,981 40,887,254 -458,745 50.2086 -0.561%
2097 81,316,334 40,657,719 40,658,616 -463,055 49.9256 -0.569%
2098 80,850,629 40,422,141 40,428,488 -468,356 49.6397 -0.579%
2099 80,380,848 40,183,979 40,196,869 -471,206 49.3512 -0.586%
2100 79,906,390 39,943,094 39,963,297 -477,709 49.0599 -0.598%

Population Density of Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Today, Iran (Islamic Republic of) has a population density of 55.1403 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 10.3348 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 55.1403 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Iran (Islamic Republic of) is projected to reach a population density of 49.0599 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s Population

The population growth rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) currently stands at 0.688% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.024 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) will decrease to 0.688%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.598% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.282%
1960 2.711%
1970 2.884%
1980 3.511%
1990 4.963%
2000 1.723%
2010 1.433%
2020 0.687%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.466%
2040 0.324%
2050 0.126%
2060 -0.277%
2070 -0.507%
2080 -0.568%
2090 -0.537%
2100 -0.598%
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Life Expectancy of Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Today, Iran (Islamic Republic of) has an average life expectancy of 77.1747 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 38.9616 years since the 1950 to 77.1747 years in 2024. In the future, Iran (Islamic Republic of) is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 89.0049 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 38,961
1960 43,957
1970 50,204
1980 58,536
1990 64,366
2000 69,690
2010 73,069
2020 74,832
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 78,394
2040 80,386
2050 82,242
2060 83,882
2070 85,299
2080 86,588
2090 87,822
2100 89,004
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Migration to and from Iran (Islamic Republic of)

In 2024 Iran (Islamic Republic of) will see net migrations of -39,998 people. This means that 39,998 more people will emigrate from Iran (Islamic Republic of) than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Iran (Islamic Republic of) was -39,998.

Net Migration for Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 9,068
1960 24,066
1970 59,763
1980 66,006
1990 1,375,419
2000 394,594
2010 127,703
2020 -156,669
Year Net Migration
2030 -39,998
2040 -39,998
2050 -39,998
2060 -39,998
2070 -39,998
2080 -39,998
2090 -39,998
2100 -39,998
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Births in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

In 2024, Iran (Islamic Republic of) will see 1,117,084 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Iran (Islamic Republic of) in 2022, when the country saw 1,172,709 new borns.

Births Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 843,927
1960 1,048,502
1970 1,228,979
1980 1,707,764
1990 1,788,377
2000 1,071,058
2010 1,337,387
2020 1,243,003
Year Births
2030 1,010,375
2040 1,046,531
2050 1,030,864
2060 829,918
2070 813,770
2080 793,127
2090 677,675
2100 637,163
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Deaths in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

In 2024, 459,587 people will die in Iran (Islamic Republic of). That is an increase of Iran (Islamic Republic of)'s death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 544,855 deaths.

Deaths Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 468,811
1960 492,822
1970 468,344
1980 421,590
1990 395,366
2000 336,549
2010 384,716
2020 486,271
Year Births
2030 537,493
2040 694,194
2050 866,478
2060 1,061,902
2070 1,251,444
2080 1,260,453
2090 1,091,401
2100 1,074,864
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Median Age in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The median age of Iran (Islamic Republic of) has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Iran (Islamic Republic of) will reach 50.7854 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 20.6494
1960 18.2592
1970 16.7999
1980 17.1633
1990 17.3424
2000 20.6762
2010 26.4331
2020 31.3891
Year Median Age
2030 36.8353
2040 40.4673
2050 42.3476
2060 45.4312
2070 48.5831
2080 48.6923
2090 48.9752
2100 50.7854
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Fertility Rate in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The fertility rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) will reach 1.6644 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.945
1960 7.301
1970 6.7071
1980 6.5842
1990 4.8628
2000 2.0164
2010 1.7677
2020 1.7084
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 1.6663
2040 1.6611
2050 1.666
2060 1.6622
2070 1.6637
2080 1.6581
2090 1.6537
2100 1.6644
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Infant Mortality Rate in Iran (Islamic Republic of)

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Iran (Islamic Republic of) while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Iran (Islamic Republic of) has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 209.0003. Today, Iran (Islamic Republic of) has a much better infant mortality rate of 9.119 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Iran (Islamic Republic of) is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.7961 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Iran (Islamic Republic of) Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 209.0003
1960 174.0121
1970 134.0744
1980 79.4838
1990 46.514
2000 29.512
2010 16.2584
2020 11.039
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 7.4105
2040 5.3811
2050 4.025
2060 3.2158
2070 2.6878
2080 2.307
2090 2.0303
2100 1.7961
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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