Sulaimaniya Population 2021

758,795
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Sulaimaniya's 2021 population is now estimated at 758,795. In 1950, the population of Sulaimaniya was 37,033. Sulaimaniya has grown by 19,613 since 2015, which represents a 2.65% 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 Sulaimaniya, which typically includes Sulaimaniya's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Sulaimaniya Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,118,8642.76%30,079
20341,088,7852.78%29,467
20331,059,3182.80%28,860
20321,030,4582.81%28,212
20311,002,2462.83%27,619
2030974,6272.85%26,997
2029947,6302.86%26,356
2028921,2742.86%25,654
2027895,6202.86%24,943
2026870,6772.85%24,160
2025846,5172.83%23,318
2024823,1992.80%22,406
2023800,7932.76%21,473
2022779,3202.70%20,525
2021758,7952.65%19,613
2020739,1822.61%18,771
2019720,4112.57%18,055
2018702,3562.55%17,477
2017684,8792.55%17,042
2016667,8372.56%16,664
2015651,1732.56%16,226
2014634,9472.56%15,821
2013619,1262.55%15,407
2012603,7192.56%15,063
2011588,6562.56%14,668
2010573,9882.56%14,303
2009559,6850.55%3,046
2008556,6390.55%3,038
2007553,6010.55%3,017
2006550,5840.55%3,001
2005547,5830.55%2,980
2004544,6030.55%2,972
2003541,6310.55%2,952
2002538,6790.55%2,935
2001535,7440.55%2,916
2000532,8280.55%2,908
1999529,9200.55%2,888
1998527,0321.47%7,637
1997519,3953.72%18,644
1996500,7513.73%18,024
1995482,7273.73%17,353
1994465,3743.73%16,728
1993448,6463.72%16,105
1992432,5413.73%15,569
1991416,9723.73%14,989
1990401,9833.73%14,450
1989387,5333.72%13,911
1988373,6224.61%16,477
1987357,1456.73%22,526
1986334,6196.73%21,105
1985313,5146.72%19,748
1984293,7666.74%18,553
1983275,2136.73%17,358
1982257,8556.73%16,264
1981241,5916.72%15,217
1980226,3746.74%14,297
1979212,0776.73%13,376
1978198,7016.73%12,533
1977186,1686.72%11,726
1976174,4426.74%11,017
1975163,4256.73%10,308
1974153,1176.73%9,657
1973143,4606.72%9,036
1972134,4246.74%8,490
1971125,9346.73%7,943
1970117,9916.73%7,442
1969110,5496.72%6,963
1968103,5866.74%6,542
196797,0446.73%6,121
196690,9236.96%5,920
196585,0037.53%5,953
196479,0507.55%5,550
196373,5007.54%5,155
196268,3457.54%4,792
196163,5537.53%4,451
196059,1027.55%4,150
195954,9527.54%3,854
195851,0986.46%3,102
195747,9963.77%1,743
195646,2533.78%1,685
195544,5683.77%1,620
195442,9483.77%1,562
195341,3863.77%1,503
195239,8833.78%1,452
195138,4313.78%1,398
195037,0330.00%

Sulaimaniya 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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