Najaf Population 2021

901,405
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Najaf's 2021 population is now estimated at 901,405. In 1950, the population of Najaf was 98,038. Najaf has grown by 27,661 since 2015, which represents a 3.17% 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 Najaf, which typically includes Najaf's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Najaf Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,349,1622.76%36,273
20341,312,8892.78%35,537
20331,277,3522.80%34,815
20321,242,5372.82%34,053
20311,208,4842.84%33,382
20301,175,1022.86%32,709
20291,142,3932.89%32,069
20281,110,3242.91%31,435
20271,078,8892.95%30,883
20261,048,0062.98%30,349
20251,017,6573.02%29,843
2024987,8143.06%29,327
2023958,4873.10%28,818
2022929,6693.14%28,264
2021901,4053.17%27,661
2020873,7443.19%26,994
2019846,7503.20%26,285
2018820,4653.21%25,526
2017794,9393.21%24,732
2016770,2073.22%24,027
2015746,1803.22%23,246
2014722,9343.22%22,522
2013700,4123.21%21,791
2012678,6213.22%21,170
2011657,4513.22%20,482
2010636,9693.22%19,844
2009617,1250.52%3,165
2008613,9600.52%3,157
2007610,8030.52%3,136
2006607,6670.52%3,120
2005604,5470.52%3,100
2004601,4470.52%3,093
2003598,3543.35%19,412
2002578,9423.35%18,783
2001560,1593.35%18,149
2000542,0103.36%17,608
1999524,4023.35%17,013
1998507,3893.79%18,514
1997488,8754.83%22,542
1996466,3334.85%21,561
1995444,7724.84%20,536
1994424,2364.84%19,588
1993404,6484.83%18,658
1992385,9904.85%17,846
1991368,1444.84%16,998
1990351,1464.84%16,213
1989334,9334.83%15,444
1988319,4894.54%13,881
1987305,6083.81%11,224
1986294,3843.81%10,812
1985283,5723.81%10,401
1984273,1713.82%10,046
1983263,1253.81%9,663
1982253,4623.81%9,309
1981244,1533.81%8,955
1980235,1983.82%8,650
1979226,5483.81%8,320
1978218,2283.81%8,015
1977210,2133.81%7,710
1976202,5033.82%7,447
1975195,0563.81%7,164
1974187,8923.81%6,900
1973180,9923.81%6,639
1972174,3533.82%6,412
1971167,9413.81%6,168
1970161,7733.81%5,941
1969155,8323.81%5,715
1968150,1173.82%5,521
1967144,5963.81%5,311
1966139,2854.26%5,690
1965133,5955.37%6,805
1964126,7905.38%6,476
1963120,3145.37%6,136
1962114,1785.37%5,824
1961108,3545.37%5,519
1960102,8355.38%5,252
195997,5835.38%4,978
195892,6053.45%3,087
195789,518-1.29%-1,168
195690,686-1.29%-1,187
195591,873-1.29%-1,201
195493,074-1.29%-1,217
195394,291-1.29%-1,231
195295,522-1.29%-1,251
195196,773-1.29%-1,265
195098,0380.00%

Najaf 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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