Iran Demographics

According to the last population census in 2020, the country’s population is 83,992,949 with a gender ratio of 1.03. The population growth trend in recent years shows a decreasing growth rate which probably will move faster in the future due to governmental plans for increasing the population.

Graph 1 Population age pyramid – Iran 2020
Graph 2 Total Population (Million People)

Being in a developing phase, the major part of population in Iran have settled in urban areas.

Graph 3 Residential Status
Source: SCI, IranPartner

The most populated states are Tehran, Razavi Khorasan, Isfahan, Fars, Khuzestan, and East Azerbaijan.

Map 1 Population distribution
Source: SCI, IranPartner