Basra Population 2020

1,352,210

Basra's 2020 population is now estimated at 1,352,210. In 1950, the population of Basra was 115,708. Basra has grown by 126,417 since 2015, which represents a 1.98% 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 Basra, which typically includes Basra's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Basra Population 2020

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20352,009,5312.80%258,875
20301,750,6562.80%226,007
20251,524,6492.43%172,439
20201,352,2101.98%126,417
20151,225,7931.95%112,871
20101,112,9224.55%222,117
2005890,8053.26%132,193
2000758,6123.75%127,584
1995631,0285.88%156,835
1990474,1933.72%79,076
1985395,1171.22%23,287
1980371,8301.22%21,926
1975349,9041.22%20,628
1970329,2761.62%25,352
1965303,9248.27%99,606
1960204,3186.75%56,917
1955147,4014.96%31,693
1950115,7080.00%
Name Population 2020 Growth
Baghdad7,144,2602.43%
Mosul1,629,9323.29%
Basra1,352,2102.07%
Kirkuk1,012,6141.66%
Najaf873,7443.19%
Erbil846,3741.58%
Sulaimaniya739,1822.61%
Amara655,6633.84%
Nasiriyah616,9942.81%
Hillah604,1491.66%
Karbala555,0731.66%
Diwaniyah513,3693.93%
Kut471,2381.66%
Ramadi452,2261.66%
Faloojah346,5221.66%
Baaqoobah323,7963.22%
Samarra311,8191.66%
  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations