Iran ended 1979 with a population of 37,237,137 people, which represents an increasea of 1,276,332 people compared to 1978.
Iran ranks No. 24 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The male population is greater, with 19,195,171 men, representing 51.55% of the total, compared to 18,041,966 or 51.55% women.
Iran shows a moderate population density, with 21 people per square km and it was in position 63th in our ranking of density population in 1979.