Erbil Population 2021

861,158
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Erbil's 2021 population is now estimated at 861,158. In 1950, the population of Erbil was 30,039. Erbil has grown by 14,784 since 2015, which represents a 1.75% 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.

Erbil Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,236,4492.76%33,239
20341,203,2102.78%32,554
20331,170,6562.80%31,870
20321,138,7862.81%31,119
20311,107,6672.82%30,397
20301,077,2702.82%29,580
20291,047,6902.81%28,652
20281,019,0382.78%27,533
2027991,5052.72%26,244
2026965,2612.63%24,701
2025940,5602.50%22,921
2024917,6392.33%20,923
2023896,7162.14%18,828
2022877,8881.94%16,730
2021861,1581.75%14,784
2020846,3741.58%13,137
2019833,2371.45%11,935
2018821,3021.39%11,245
2017810,0571.39%11,091
2016798,9661.39%10,969
2015787,9971.39%10,804
2014777,1931.39%10,655
2013766,5381.39%10,496
2012756,0421.39%10,379
2011745,6631.39%10,224
2010735,4391.39%10,083
2009725,3560.30%2,198
2008723,1580.30%2,198
2007720,9600.30%2,188
2006718,7720.30%2,181
2005716,5910.30%2,172
2004714,4190.30%2,171
2003712,2480.30%2,162
2002710,0860.30%2,155
2001707,9310.30%2,145
2000705,7860.30%2,145
1999703,6410.30%2,135
1998701,5061.29%8,957
1997692,5493.71%24,791
1996667,7583.72%23,969
1995643,7893.72%23,077
1994620,7123.72%22,249
1993598,4633.71%21,423
1992577,0403.72%20,713
1991556,3273.72%19,942
1990536,3853.72%19,227
1989517,1583.71%18,512
1988498,6464.95%23,504
1987475,1427.91%34,836
1986440,3067.91%32,281
1985408,0257.90%29,876
1984378,1497.92%27,761
1983350,3887.91%25,689
1982324,6997.91%23,806
1981300,8937.90%22,031
1980278,8627.92%20,472
1979258,3907.91%18,944
1978239,4467.91%17,555
1977221,8917.90%16,247
1976205,6447.92%15,097
1975190,5477.91%13,970
1974176,5777.91%12,946
1973163,6317.90%11,981
1972151,6507.92%11,133
1971140,5177.91%10,302
1970130,2157.91%9,547
1969120,6687.90%8,835
1968111,8337.92%8,210
1967103,6237.91%7,597
196696,0268.75%7,723
196588,30310.82%8,622
196479,68110.85%7,801
196371,88010.84%7,028
196264,85210.84%6,341
196158,51110.82%5,713
196052,79810.85%5,169
195947,62910.84%4,657
195842,9728.86%3,496
195739,4763.97%1,509
195637,9673.98%1,455
195536,5123.98%1,398
195435,1143.98%1,344
195333,7703.97%1,291
195232,4793.99%1,245
195131,2343.98%1,195
195030,0390.00%

Erbil Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Baghdad7,323,0792.50%
Mosul1,683,0293.26%
Basra1,381,7312.18%
Kirkuk1,031,0821.82%
Najaf901,4053.17%
Erbil861,1581.75%
Sulaimaniya758,7952.65%
Amara680,1563.74%
Nasiriyah634,4922.84%
Hillah615,1671.82%
Karbala565,1961.82%
Diwaniyah532,9613.82%
Kut479,8311.82%
Ramadi460,4741.82%
Faloojah352,8421.82%
Baaqoobah334,1433.20%
Samarra317,5061.82%

Other Cities in Iraq

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

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