The recent Iraqi demography: Between demographic transition and ethno-confessional differences

Based on the population size, Iraq has one of the largest in the Arab world even if it is far behind Egypt, of course. Due to its high birth rate and average mortality rate, it sits alongside Algeria and Sudan, in the range of countries that have more than 40 inhabitants. However, can this be seen as a good omen? Nothing could be less certain.

17th June 2022