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Institute for Management Research
Radboud University

GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

126 indicators, 128 countries, 1337 sub-national regions
35.9 million persons, 8.1 million households
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Blue numbers are estimated

% population in urban areas

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Iraq (Asia/Pacific)
Total 59.6 61.0 62.3 63.6 64.9 66.2 67.5 68.9 70.2 70.1 69.9 69.8 69.7 69.6 69.5 69.4
Urban 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Rural 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Poor 5.26 5.20 5.14 5.08 5.02 4.96 4.90 4.84 4.78 8.46 12.1 15.8 19.5 23.2 26.9 30.5
Nonpoor 65.9 66.5 67.1 67.8 68.4 69.0 69.6 70.3 70.9 70.7 70.5 70.3 70.1 69.9 69.8 69.6
Lowest 25% 24.3 25.8 27.3 28.8 30.3 31.8 33.2 34.7 36.2 37.0 37.8 38.6 39.4 40.1 40.9 41.7
Second 25% 64.0 64.7 65.4 66.1 66.8 67.5 68.2 68.9 69.6 70.0 70.5 70.9 71.4 71.9 72.3 72.8
Third 25% 73.7 74.9 76.1 77.3 78.4 79.6 80.8 82.0 83.1 82.5 81.8 81.2 80.5 79.9 79.2 78.6
Highest 25% 69.3 72.2 75.2 78.2 81.2 84.2 87.2 90.2 93.2 92.4 91.6 90.9 90.1 89.4 88.6 87.8
Anbar 52.6 52.0 51.5 51.0 50.4 49.9 49.3 48.8 48.3 47.6 46.9 46.2 45.5 44.8 44.1 43.4
Babylon 38.5 39.5 40.6 41.7 42.8 43.9 45.0 46.0 47.1 46.8 46.6 46.3 46.0 45.7 45.4 45.1
Baghdad 83.8 84.3 84.9 85.4 85.9 86.4 86.9 87.5 88.0 87.8 87.5 87.3 87.1 86.9 86.7 86.5
Basra 74.4 75.2 76.0 76.9 77.7 78.5 79.3 80.2 81.0 79.8 78.6 77.4 76.2 75.0 73.8 72.6
Diala 33.8 35.8 37.9 39.9 42.0 44.1 46.1 48.2 50.2 50.1 49.9 49.8 49.6 49.5 49.3 49.2
Dohouk 73.4 73.3 73.2 73.1 73.0 72.9 72.8 72.7 72.6 72.7 72.9 73.1 73.2 73.4 73.5 73.7
Erbil 81.7 80.9 80.2 79.5 78.7 78.0 77.3 76.5 75.8 73.8 71.8 69.8 67.7 65.7 63.7 61.7
Kerbela 58.6 59.3 60.0 60.7 61.4 62.1 62.8 63.5 64.2 64.1 64.0 63.9 63.9 63.8 63.7 63.7
Maysan 61.3 62.7 64.1 65.5 66.9 68.3 69.7 71.1 72.5 71.9 71.4 70.8 70.2 69.6 69.0 68.5
Muthanna 36.2 37.2 38.1 39.0 39.9 40.9 41.8 42.7 43.7 47.1 50.5 54.0 57.4 60.8 64.3 67.7
Najaf 61.1 62.6 64.2 65.7 67.2 68.7 70.3 71.8 73.3 72.6 72.0 71.3 70.6 70.0 69.3 68.7
Nenava 52.6 53.9 55.2 56.5 57.8 59.1 60.3 61.6 62.9 65.8 68.6 71.5 74.4 77.3 80.1 83.0
Qadisiya 42.4 44.3 46.3 48.3 50.3 52.3 54.3 56.3 58.3 57.3 56.4 55.4 54.5 53.5 52.6 51.6
Salaheldeen 38.6 39.5 40.4 41.3 42.1 43.0 43.9 44.7 45.6 46.0 46.3 46.7 47.0 47.4 47.7 48.1
Suleimaniya 71.7 73.5 75.2 77.0 78.8 80.5 82.3 84.1 85.8 86.2 86.7 87.1 87.5 87.9 88.3 88.8
Ta-amem/Karkuk 49.2 53.7 58.3 62.8 67.4 71.9 76.4 81.0 85.5 83.6 81.7 79.8 78.0 76.1 74.2 72.3
Thi-Qar 48.1 50.2 52.3 54.4 56.5 58.6 60.7 62.8 65.0 65.7 66.5 67.2 68.0 68.7 69.5 70.3
Wasit 46.2 47.9 49.6 51.3 53.0 54.7 56.5 58.2 59.9 59.6 59.2 58.9 58.6 58.3 58.0 57.7