Where we work


Country code: IR

Main country data


81,162,788 (World Bank 2017)

Working-age population:

41 (World Bank 2017)


GDP (PPP): 1,700,355.86
GDP per capita (current US$): 5,415.2
2018 Projected Real GDP (% Change): -1.5 (International Monetary Fund)

Unemployment rate:

12.5 (World Bank)

Migration authorities

Line Ministries:

Under construction

Key migration countries

Main source countries:

1. Afghanistan: 2,348,369

2. Iraq: 85,523

3. Pakistan: 28,402

Inward Migration to Iran: 2,726,420

Outward migration from Iran: 1,123,122


Main destination countries:

1. United States of America: 371,894

2. Canada: 136,608

3. Germany: 137,531

All data used in the section above are from the International Organisation for Migration (2015)

Participation in the Budapest Process / Silk Routes Project

Involvement in BP since:

Iran participates in the Budapest Process since 2010 as observer.

Key documents related to migration


Under construction

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