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Population size, in millions, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 18 countries was 26.57 million. The highest value was in Egypt: 110.99 million and the lowest value was in Djibouti: 1.12 million. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Population size, 2022 Global rank Available data
Egypt 110.99 1 1960 - 2022
Iran 88.55 2 1960 - 2022
Algeria 44.9 3 1960 - 2022
Iraq 44.5 4 1960 - 2022
Morocco 37.46 5 1960 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 36.41 6 1960 - 2022
Yemen 33.7 7 1960 - 2022
Syria 22.13 8 1960 - 2022
Tunisia 12.36 9 1960 - 2022
Jordan 11.29 10 1960 - 2022
UA Emirates 9.44 11 1960 - 2022
Libya 6.81 12 1960 - 2022
Lebanon 5.49 13 1960 - 2022
Oman 4.58 14 1960 - 2022
Kuwait 4.27 15 1960 - 2022
Qatar 2.7 16 1960 - 2022
Bahrain 1.47 17 1960 - 2022
Djibouti 1.12 18 1960 - 2022



Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

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