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International Rankings of Iran - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Iran, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Iran, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 43 11 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 23 9.564 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 33 79 % 2021
Internet users - total 15 69.520 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 26 33 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 9 29.342 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 17 155 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 15 135.899 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 53 0.6 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 37 27.9 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 45 90.238 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 51 60.714 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 52 2.3 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 28 9.491 billion US Dollars 2017
Debt - external 124 7.995 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 46 101.400 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP (official exchange rate) 25 581.252 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 132 26 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 93 14 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 152 49.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 27 24.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 83 20.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 7 14.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 81 9.6 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 40 35.3 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 124 55 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 40 40.9 % 2019
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 63 29.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2005
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 25 2.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 54 76.390 billion US Dollars 2017
Industrial production growth rate 114 3.21 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 6 43.39 % 2021
Labor force 26 27.682 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 98 18.7 % 2007
Public debt 129 39.5 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 19 1.319 trillion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 93 4.72 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 99 15000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 129 0.55 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 25 120.600 billion US Dollars 2017
Taxes and other revenues 109 17.3 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 56 11.46 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 38 41.751 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 47 24 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 43 27.2 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 55 5.142 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 5 436.687 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 17 204.210 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 57 2.794 million metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 43 76000 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 85 87000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 43 2.783 million metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 31 1.203 billion metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 14 279.826 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 29 6.365 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 53 2.738 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 17 80.553 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 10 34.303 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 40 88.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 100 9.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 31 1.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 68 0.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 71 0.2 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 36 145.540 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 4 220.704 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 13 17.607 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - imports 61 1.153 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 3 237.561 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 2 33.987 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 6 2.231 million bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 59 33500 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 3 208.600 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 11 1.934 million bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 9 3.450 million bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 23 397200 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 74 64160 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 13 1.764 million bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 7 661.71 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 7 158.71 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 39 31.62 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 121 30.1 2018
Land use - arable land 92 10.8 2018
Land use - forest 156 6.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 73 1.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 86 18.1 2018
Revenue from coal 32 0.01 % of GDP 2017
Revenue from forest resources 97 0.01 % of GDP 2017
Total renewable water resources 60 137.050 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 6 86.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 46 1.100 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 18 6.200 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 97 1.32 2025
Urbanization - urban population 54 77.3 2023
Geography
Area - land 23 1.532 million sq km 0
Area - total 22 1.648 million sq km 0
Area - water 7 11.660 million sq km 0
Coastline 183 2440 km 740
Elevation - highest point 216 5625 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 45 28 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 19 1305 meters 0
Irrigated land 8 79721 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 28 5894 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 121 30.1 2018
Land use - arable land 92 10.8 2018
Land use - forest 156 6.8 2018
Land use - permanent crops 73 1.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 86 18.1 2018
Military
Military expenditures 23 2.5 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 152 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 133 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 166 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 96 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 96 14.8 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 62 4.3 % 2017
Contraceptive prevalence rate 130 N/A % 0
Current health expenditure 64 5.3 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 13 70.3 % 2023
Death rate 75 5.2 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 101 10.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 74 9.3 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 142 45.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 106 34.6 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 3 99.8 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 95 1.9 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 96 0.6 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 62 0.2 % of population 0
Education expenditures 50 3.6 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 76 0.94 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 108 13.498 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 97 15.7 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 92 14.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 154 76.9123 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 63 74.1 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 74 75.4 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 60 88.7 % 2021
Literacy - male 41 92.4 % 0
Literacy - total population 56 88.7 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 100 22 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 128 33.5109 years 0
Median age - male 75 33.1 years 0
Median age - total 73 33.3 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 61 0.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 40 25.8 % 2016
Physicians density 90 1.58 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 17 87.591 million 2023
Population growth rate 84 0.93 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 2015
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 11 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 19 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 26 0.87 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 16 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 98 1.92 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 97 1.32 2025
Urbanization - urban population 54 77.3 2023
Transportation
Airports 35 173 2024
Heliports 27 89 2024
Merchant marine - total 25 965 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 49 290.740 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 32 25.605 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 26 237 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 7 22 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 18 8483.5 km 2014
Roadways - paved 10 195618 km 2016
Roadways - total 15 223485 km 2016
Waterways 68 850 km 2012

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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