Migration Profile of Iranians

Migration Profile of IraniansMigration Profile of Iranians

Over 271 million people in the world do not live in the country in which they were born. These people, called international migrants, represented 3.52% of the world’s population in 2019. There were 1.9 million migrants worldwide originally from Iran in 2019. Iranians accounted for 0.7% of the total population of migrants. Iran’s population was 82.9 million in 2019 and 2.29% didn’t live in their homeland, the United Nations says.
According to 'Iran Migration Outlook 2020', recently published by Iran’s Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology, the population of Iranian migrants has increased from 819,936 in 1990 to 1,937,048 in 2019. 
Over the same period, the world migrant population rose from 153.01 million to 271.64 million. The share of Iranians from the total population was 1.45% in 1990 compared with 2.29% in 2019. Over the same period, the share of migrants from the total population of the world increased from 2.86% to 3.52%. 


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