E.g., 07/31/2014
E.g., 07/31/2014

Country Resource - Iran

Iran

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  • Population.......................................................................80,840,713 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate: ...............................................................1.22% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate...................................................18.23 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................5.94 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate..................................-0.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups...............Persian 61%, Azeri 16%, Kurd 10%, Lur 6%, Baloch 2%, Arab 2%, Turkmen and Turkic tribes 2%, other 1%

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.