The Ministry of Planning announces the status of the population of Iraq for the year 2020
Today, Tuesday, the Ministry of Planning announced that the population of Iraq, for the year 2020, has reached (40) million and (150) thousand people, distributed by (50.50%) for men and (49.5%) for women.
The official spokesman for the Ministry of Planning, Abdul Zahra Al-Hindawi, said in a statement that the number of determining the number of Iraq's population was based on population estimates prepared by the Central Bureau of Statistics in accordance with international statistical standards, adding that the annual population growth rate in 2020 amounted to (2.6% ).
With regard to the age groups of the population, the speaker indicated that the economically active category, which is the working-age population of (15-64) years, was the highest percentage among the age groups, reaching (56.5%) of the total population, followed by the category Young people aged (0-14 years), which constituted (40.4% ،) of the total population of Iraq, while the percentage of the elderly population (65 years and over) was the lowest among the age groups, as its percentage was recorded (3.1%). ) only