Iraq Iraq: 2,474 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
Iraq is a country in Western Asia.
With 35,77 million people Iraq has the 38th highest population in the world. With 4,06 births per women Iraq has a high fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Iraq in the year 2050 will rise to 71,34 million and in the year 2100 to 106,32 million. The life expectency in Iraq is 69,4 years.

Iraq has an area of 435.050 sq. km and ranks 58th among all countries in the world. With a population density of 81,6 people per sq. km Iraq ranks number 115 among all countries in the world. By 2050 the population density will rise to 162,8 people per sq. km und and by 2100 will rise to 242,6 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries totals 3.650 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 58 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2016 was 171,49 billion US $ and ranks 53th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita totals 4.610 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. Die unemployment rate in the year 2016 amounts to 16,0 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1945
ISO country code IQ
Internet Domain .iq
License plate IRQ
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Iraq

All datasets for Iraq 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 (154)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (209)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (786)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (779)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Patent applications, residents
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Geography and Agriculture (515)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (31)
Internet users
Merchant marine