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New Demographic Survey of the Kurdistan Region

The Statistics Office, IOM, and UNFPA launch the Demographic Survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq The Kurdistan Region Statistics Office (KRSO), UNFPA, and IOM have launched the demographic survey of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI), one of the largest statistical exercises conducted in the region since 1987. The survey provides a comprehensive profile […]

Iraq's Housing Crisis Worsens

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has recorded a steady population growth, which reached its peak last year at 2.9% — one of the highest rates in the world, officials say. The growth comes at a […]