Businesses in Baghdad


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 29.3%
 Education: 11.3%
 Restaurants: 10.3%
 Food: 8.9%
 Professional Services: 6.6%
 Medical: 5.8%
 Other: 27.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair913.90.0
Public administration1603.80.0
Higher education (colleges and universities)1624.10.0
Primary and elementary schools1963.90.0
Secondary education2254.00.0
Loan companies1523.90.0
Grocery stores and supermarkets2993.90.1
Hotels and motels1053.90.0
Other accommodation1023.90.0
Health and medical1854.00.0
Corporate management1614.10.0
Clothing stores1023.90.0
Department stores2544.00.0
Electronics stores2194.10.0
Pharmacies and drug stores1443.90.0
Area of Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate204.2 km²
Population5.3 million
Male Population2,693,917 (50.6%)
Female Population2,624,858 (49.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +108.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +30.4%
Median Age19
Male Median Age18.7
Female Median Age19.4
Area Codes1
NeighborhoodsAl-Wahda, Inner Karada, Karada, Mansour, Sadr City
Local TimeWednesday 12:14 AM
TimezoneArabian Standard Time
Weather15.9°C clear sky
Lat & Lng33.34058° / 44.40088°
Postal Codes1000110003100051000610011More

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate - Map

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density12,508 / km²16,361 / km²19,974 / km²26,046 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baghdad Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 30.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate+108.2%+59.2%+30.4%
Baghdad Province+108.3%+59.2%+30.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate Median Age

Median Age: 19 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate19 years19.4 years18.7 years
Baghdad Province19 years19.4 years18.7 years
Iraq19 years19.4 years18.7 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5415,817392,339808,156
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate Population Density

Population Density: 26,046 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate5.3 million204.2 km²26,046 / km²
Baghdad Province7.2 million5,185.2 km²1,394 / km²
Iraq36.4 million437,126.8 km²83.3 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1890 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Baghdad
 Area Code 77: 60.2%
 Area Code 78: 19%
 Area Code 79: 13.9%
 Other: 6.9%

Business distribution by price for Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate

 Inexpensive: 65.9%
 Moderate: 31.8%
 Expensive: 2.3%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate19,640,140 t3.69 t96,180 t/km²
Baghdad Province26,731,959 t3.7 t5,155 t/km²
Iraq134,886,661 t3.71 t308.6 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)19,640,140 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita3.69 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)96,180 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (7)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
2/24/188:26 AM491.7 km10,000 m26km ESE of Al Miqdadiyah,
1/11/185:16 AM4.496.3 km10,000 m42km SSW of Mandali,
12/19/177:13 AM4.390.4 km10,000 m12km ESE of Al Miqdadiyah,
2/19/909:55 PM4.685 km37,600

Baghdad, Baghdad Governorate

Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد‎ ,بغداد Kurdish: Bexda‎, Iraqi pronunciation: [bɐʁˈd̪ɑːd̪]) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2011, is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city ..  ︎  Baghdad Wikipedia Page

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