Demographics of Iran

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsMuslim (official) 98% (Shia 89%, Sunni 9%), other (includes Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i) 2%
Ethnic groupsPersian 61%, Azeri 16%, Kurd 10%, Lur 6%, Baloch 2%, Arab 2%, Turkmen and Turkic tribes 2%, other 1%
Demographics
Total fertility rate1.87 children born/woman (2012)
Diabetes prevalence9.94 % of population ages 20 to 79
GINI index38.3 44.1 43.0
Intentional homicides4.10 per 100,000 people (2012)
Total Population80.8 Million (2014)79.9 Million (2013)78.9 Million (2012)
Total Population of Iran
Population Growth1.22 % (2014)1.24 % (2013)1.25 % (2012)
Population Growth of Iran
Land per Capita0.02 Square kilometer per capita
Population density49.0 capita per square kilometer (2014)48.4 capita per square kilometer (2013)47.9 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of Iran
Technology and Infrastructure
Vehicles per 1000 people127 per 1,000 people (2008)
Vehicles per km of road47.6 per km of road (2008)
Mobile cellular subscriptions84.2 per 100 people (2013)76.1 per 100 people (2012)74.3 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of Iran
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers5.62 per 100 people (2013)4.03 per 100 people (2012)2.35 per 100 people (2011)
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers of Iran
Internet users31.4 per 100 people (2013)27.5 per 100 people (2012)21.0 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of Iran