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Country Resource - Iran

Iran

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  • Population.......................................................................82,801,633 (July 2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.18% (2016 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................17.8 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.9 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................-0.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
  • Ethnic groups...............Persian, Azeri, Kurd, Lur, Baloch, Arab, Turkmen and Turkic tribes

CIA World Factbook

Iran has long connected the great civilizations of Asia, the Near East and the Mediterranean. But since the Islamic Revolution, hundreds of thousands of highly skilled Iranians have emigrated while millions of refugees from Afghanistan and Iraq have entered the country. Shirin Hakimzadeh takes a detailed look at Iran's past and present migration issues.

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Iran has long connected the great civilizations of Asia, the Near East and the Mediterranean. But since the Islamic Revolution, hundreds of thousands of highly skilled Iranians have emigrated while millions of refugees from Afghanistan and Iraq have entered the country. Shirin Hakimzadeh takes a detailed look at Iran's past and present migration issues.