Erbil Population 2020

846,374

How Many People Live in Erbil?

846,374
Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,236,4492.79%159,179
20301,077,2702.75%136,710
2025940,5602.13%94,186
2020846,3741.44%58,377
2015787,9971.39%52,558
2010735,4390.52%18,848
2005716,5910.30%10,805
2000705,7861.86%61,997
1995643,7893.72%107,404
1990536,3855.62%128,360
1985408,0257.91%129,163
1980278,8627.91%88,315
1975190,5477.91%60,332
1970130,2158.08%41,912
196588,30310.83%35,505
196052,7987.66%16,286
195536,5123.98%6,473
195030,0390.00%

Erbil Population Growth

Erbil's 2020 population is now estimated at 846,374. In 1950, the population of Erbil was 30,039. Erbil has grown by 58,377 since 2015, which represents a 1.44% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Erbil, which typically includes Erbil's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations