Baghdad's 2021 population is now estimated at 7,323,079. In 1950, the population of Baghdad was 579,167. Baghdad has grown by 178,819 since 2015, which represents a 2.50% 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 Baghdad, which typically includes Baghdad's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.