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Iraq - Urban population as a share of total population

70.3 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Iraq was 70.3 %. Urban population of Iraq increased from 54 % in 1968 to 70.3 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 0.54 %.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Iraq urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 70.3 0.26 %
2016 70.1 0.25 %
2015 69.9 0.23 %
2014 69.8 0.23 %
2013 69.6 0.23 %
2012 69.4 0.24 %
2011 69.3 0.24 %
2010 69.1 0.18 %
2009 69.0 0.08 %
2008 68.9 0.08 %
2007 68.9 0.08 %
2006 68.8