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Iraq GDP

Iraq GDP

Economic Growth in Iraq

Iraq recorded an average real GDP growth rate of 2.9% in the decade to 2022, above the 2.0% average for the Middle East & North Africa region. In 2022, real GDP growth was 7.0%. For more GDP information, visit our dedicated page.

Iraq GDP Chart

Note: This chart displays Economic Growth (GDP, annual variation in %) for Iraq from 2013 to 2022.
Source: COSIT Iraq.

Iraq GDP Data

2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Economic Growth (GDP, ann. var. %) 2.6 5.5 -12.0 1.6 7.0
GDP (USD bn) 226 232 180 206 262
GDP (IQD bn) 268,919 276,158 215,662 301,153 383,064
Economic Growth (Nominal GDP, ann. var. %) 21.3 2.7 -21.9 39.6 27.2
Consensus Forecasts and Projections for the next ten years

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