Iran Iran: 23,233 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Iran is a country in Western Asia.
The population in Iran totals 79,48 million people therefore ranks 17 among the most populous countries of the world. The fertility rate was 1,93 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Iran in the year 2050 will first rise to 100,60 million and in the year 2100 will fall again to 94,32 million. Iran has a life expectency of 73,9 years.

With an area of 1,75 million sq. km Iran has a rank of 17 among all countries in the world. Iran has a population density of 48,2 people per sq. km (World rank 153). By 2050 the population density will rise to 61,0 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries is 5.440 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 2.440 km.

The economic strength of Iran in the year 2015 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 393,44 billion US $ and ranks 28th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 4.958 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 18,7 % of the GDP, placing Iran at rank 148 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2016 was 11,3 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1945
ISO country code IR
Internet Domain .ir
License plate IR
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Iran

All datasets for Iran by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (157)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (326)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (20,812)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,240)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (665)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (33)
Internet users
Merchant marine