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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
General profile - Iraq
Reference year 2011. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.
  General information
Total population (000)
  32 665
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  2.9
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
  69
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  31
National currency  
  Iraqi Dinar
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
  3 864
 
  Culture & Communication
Films and cinema :
      Screen per capita (per 100 000 inhabitants)
 (1997) 0.4
      National film production  
 (1997) 24
      Attendance frequency per capita 
  ...
Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation per 1 000 inhabitants 
  ...
National libraries: registered users 
  ...
 
  Science & Technology
Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants (FTE)
 (aa,au,ba) 426
Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP
 (au,ba,cy) 0.06
 
  Education
Participation in education - 2007
 
Literacy Rates - 15 years and older
 
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old
 
Education Indicators
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
 (2007) 17
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
 (**,2007) 17
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
 (**,1999) 73
Public expenditure on education : 
      as % of GDP 
 (1989) 5.1
      as % of total government expenditure 
  ...
Symbols used:
Footnotes:
** UIS estimation
aa Overestimated or based on overestimated data
au Excluding Business enterprise
ba Excluding Private non-profit
cy R&D budget instead of R&D expenditure or based on R&D budget
af Including Higher Education
^ World Bank World Development Indicators