Najaf Population 2020

873,744

Najaf's 2020 population is now estimated at 873,744. In 1950, the population of Najaf was 98,038. Najaf has grown by 127,564 since 2015, which represents a 3.21% 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 2020

Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,349,1622.80%174,060
20301,175,1022.92%157,445
20251,017,6573.10%143,913
2020873,7443.21%127,564
2015746,1803.22%109,211
2010636,9691.05%32,422
2005604,5472.21%62,537
2000542,0104.03%97,238
1995444,7724.84%93,626
1990351,1464.37%67,574
1985283,5723.81%48,374
1980235,1983.81%40,142
1975195,0563.81%33,283
1970161,7733.90%28,178
1965133,5955.37%30,760
1960102,8352.28%10,962
195591,873-1.29%-6,165
195098,0380.00%
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