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International Rankings of Iraq - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Iraq, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Iraq, 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 38 16 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 32 6.254 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 69 49 % 2021
Internet users - total 43 21.560 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 52 7 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 49 2.392 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 73 86 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 44 37.649 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 22 4.2 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 31 30.1 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 48 85.546 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 56 51.534 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 69 4.2 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 22 24.563 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 63 73.020 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 52 78.261 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 52 231.994 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 108 32.5 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 37 22.9 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 148 50.4 % of GDP 2013
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 79 40.9 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 83 20.6 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 120 3.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 9 51 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 159 45.8 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 109 29.5 % 2012
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 84 25.7 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2007
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 15 3.6 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 63 50.707 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 160 1.14 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 52 6.04 % 2021
Labor force 54 11.184 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 76 23 % 2014
Public debt 166 27.44 % of GDP 2018
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 50 390.165 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 134 2.78 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 125 9000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 139 0.35 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 38 64.231 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 206 1.34 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 39 14.19 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 16 65.25 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 48 23.5 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 43 27.2 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 42 35.339 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 26 108.140 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 53 46.493 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 16 14.180 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 37 28.369 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 6 58.502 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 12 97.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 123 2.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 68 0.1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 88 63.174 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 41 18.014 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 30 7.303 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 42 10.711 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - proven reserves 12 3.729 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 3 3.976 million bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 5 145.019 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 25 863300 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 6 4.162 million bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 88 8284 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 30 255100 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 39 398000 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 29 190.06 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 67 17.44 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 25 39.29 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 152 18.1 2018
Land use - arable land 105 8.4 2018
Land use - forest 169 1.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 113 9.2 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 98 0 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 75 89.860 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 14 44.230 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 17 5.490 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 15 6.900 billion cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 45 2.91 2025
Urbanization - urban population 66 71.6 2023
Geography
Area - land 59 437367 sq km 0
Area - total 62 438317 sq km 0
Area - water 120 95060 sq km 0
Coastline 168 58 km 0
Elevation - highest point 218 N/A meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 105 312 meters 0
Irrigated land 19 35250 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 55 3809 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 152 18.1 2018
Land use - arable land 105 8.4 2018
Land use - forest 169 1.9 2018
Land use - permanent crops 80 0.5 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 113 9.2 2018
Military
Military expenditures 27 2.1 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 143 0.11 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 131 0.04 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 159 0.16 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 96 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 46 24.2 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 21 7.2 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 28 27.9 2018
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 64 3.9 % 2018
Contraceptive prevalence rate 65 52.8 % 2018
Current health expenditure 66 5.1 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 32 65.5 % 2023
Death rate 87 3.9 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 137 5.8 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 29 17.1 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 44 71 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 43 65.2 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 92 2.6 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 95 0.7 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 39 4.7 % of GDP 2016
Gross reproduction rate 38 1.55 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 94 17.481 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 80 20.9 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 78 19.2 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 169 75.4145 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 85 71.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 86 73.5 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 76 79.9 % 2017
Literacy - male 45 91.2 % 0
Literacy - total population 62 85.6 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 72 76 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 190 22.4182 years 0
Median age - male 134 21.7 years 0
Median age - total 127 22.1 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 69 1 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 22 30.4 % 2016
Physicians density 109 0.97 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 35 41.266 million 2023
Population growth rate 39 1.94 % 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 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 22 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 33 0.8 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 18 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 46 3.17 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 45 2.91 2025
Urbanization - urban population 66 71.6 2023
Transportation
Airports 68 71 2024
Heliports 56 10 2024
Merchant marine - total 98 74 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 83 16.200 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 83 2.075 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 74 34 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 24 4 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 46 2272 km 2014
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 25 5279 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.

NOTE: The information regarding Iraq on this page is re-published from the 2024 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iraq 2024 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq 2024 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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