Karbala Population 2020

555,073

Karbala's 2020 population is now estimated at 555,073. In 1950, the population of Karbala was 45,658. Karbala has grown by 40,717 since 2015, which represents a 1.54% 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 Karbala, which typically includes Karbala's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Karbala Population 2020

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
2035813,3512.79%104,721
2030708,6302.76%90,204
2025618,4262.19%63,353
2020555,0731.54%40,717
2015514,356-2.21%-60,906
2010575,2623.97%101,822
2005473,4404.69%96,945
2000376,4952.81%48,700
1995327,7951.30%20,529
1990307,2663.41%47,386
1985259,8805.94%65,132
1980194,7485.94%48,832
1975145,9165.94%36,579
1970109,3375.83%26,974
196582,3634.01%14,700
196067,6634.01%12,083
195555,5804.01%9,922
195045,6580.00%
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