Support Our Sponsor
. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries

  • |SEARCH|
  • |Main INDEX|
  • 2006 INDEX
  • Country Ranks
  • DEFINITIONS

    Iraq Index 2006

    Iraq Main Index


    . Feedback
  • geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Iraq People - 2006
    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/iraq/iraq_people.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      26,783,383 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 39.7% (male 5,398,645/female 5,231,760)
      15-64 years: 57.3% (male 7,776,257/female 7,576,726)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 376,700/female 423,295) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 19.7 years
      male: 19.6 years
      female: 19.8 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.66% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      31.98 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      5.37 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.89 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.02 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 48.64 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 54.39 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 42.61 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 69.01 years
      male: 67.76 years
      female: 70.31 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      4.18 children born/woman (2006 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
      less than 0.1% (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
      less than 500 (2003 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths:
      NA

      Nationality:
      noun: Iraqi(s)
      adjective: Iraqi

      Ethnic groups:
      Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20%, Turkoman, Assyrian or other 5%

      Religions:
      Muslim 97% (Shi'a 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3%

      Languages:
      Arabic, Kurdish (official in Kurdish regions), Assyrian, Armenian

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 40.4%
      male: 55.9%
      female: 24.4% (2003 est.)


      NOTE: The information regarding Iraq on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Iraq People 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Iraq People 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please ADD this page to your FAVORITES - - - - -


    https://theodora.com/wfbcurrent/iraq/iraq_people.html

    Revised 06-Jun-06
    Copyright © 2006 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    CTR060106