Economy, Domestic Economy

Iran’s Foreign-Born Population at 2.2%

Iran’s Foreign-Born Population at 2.2%Iran’s Foreign-Born Population at 2.2%

Around 2.2% of Iran’s population are foreign-born, the findings of the recent National Population and Housing Census show.

Iran’s current population is 79,926,270, of whom 1,583,979 or 1.98% are Afghanistan-born residents.

In the Iranian year 1385 (March 2006-7), Afghans made up 1.72% of the population and in 1390 (March 2011-12) they accounted for 1.93% of Iran’s population.

Foreign-born immigrants from Iraq constitute 0.04% of the Iranian population, IRNA reported.


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