Iran Real GDP Growth

1989 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Iran Real GDP Growth

  • The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Iran expanded 7.2 % YoY in Dec 2021, following a growth of 1.2 % in the previous quarter.
  • Real GDP Growth YoY data in Iran is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1989 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 3.9 %.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 22.7 % in Jun 1992 and a record low of -16.0 % in Sep 2008.
CEIC calculates Real GDP Growth from quarterly Real GDP. The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran provides Real GDP in local currency, at 2016-2017 prices. Real GDP Growth prior to Q1 2020 is calculated from Real GDP at 2011-2012 prices. Real GDP Growth prior to Q2 2005 is calculated from Real GDP at 1997-1998 prices.


Related information about Iran Real GDP Growth

  • In the latest reports, Nominal GDP of Iran reached 393.3 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 48.2 % in Dec 2021.
  • GDP Per Capita in Iran reached 11,162.2 USD in Mar 2021.
  • Its Gross Savings Rate was measured at 40.4 % in Dec 2021.
  • For Nominal GDP contributions, Investment accounted for 25.9 % in Dec 2021.
  • Public Consumption accounted for 12.3 % in Dec 2021.
  • Private Consumption accounted for 47.3 % in Dec 2021.

View Iran's Real GDP Growth from Jun 1989 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Iran Real GDP Growth

What was Iran's Real GDP Growth in Dec 2021?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Iran expanded 7.2 % YoY in Dec 2021, following a growth of 1.2 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.2 Dec 2021 1.2 Sep 2021 -16.0 Sep 2008 22.7 Jun 1992 % quarterly Jun 1989 - Dec 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Argentina (%) 6.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 8.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1960 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 8.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1989 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 6.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 5.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 7.2 2022 yearly 2007 - 2022
Belarus (%) 1.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Belgium (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 0.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 5.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) 1.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -1.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 3.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Canada (%) 2.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1962 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1987 - Mar 2022
China (%) 0.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 8.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 4.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 4.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 4.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
France (%) 4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1950 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 14.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 1.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) 0.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) -4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 8.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 7.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
India (%) 4.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 7.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1989 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 10.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 4.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 6.5 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Japan (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1956 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 7.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
South Korea (%) 2.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Jun 2022
Kosovo (%) 4.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 4.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 3.5 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Latvia (%) 2.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Lebanon (%) -25.9 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 4.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) -8.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
North Macedonia (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 4.0 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Malaysia (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 7.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 6.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 1.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) -3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 7.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 0.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 2.0 Dec 2018 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2018
Myanmar (%) -5.9 2021 yearly 2011 - 2021
Nepal (%) -6.5 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Netherlands (%) 6.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1979 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) -3.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 6.2 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) -3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 13.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) -2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 8.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 1.8 Jun 2019 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2019
Qatar (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 11.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Serbia (%) 4.5 Sep 2019 quarterly Mar 1997 - Sep 2019
Singapore (%) 4.8 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) 3.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 9.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 2.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 6.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) -1.6 2020 yearly 1983 - 2020
Sweden (%) 4.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Jun 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1966 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.8 Mar 2019 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2019
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -13,054.478 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Mar 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 38,295.238 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 9.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (IRR bn) 48,431,375.310 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (IRR bn) 118,430,357.100 2028 yearly 1997 - 2028
Forecast: Government Revenue (IRR bn) 25,244,384.530 2028 yearly 1991 - 2028
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.488 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 23,368.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 72,345.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 54.2 2021 yearly 1949 - 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 599,149.522 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 82,007.491 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 91,409.401 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 38,893.0 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) -11.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 958,136.222 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 703,280.906 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.005 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2016 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 2.449 Apr 2022 monthly May 2001 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 524.597 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 422.214 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Apr 2022
Exports: IG: Plastic Materials and Their Products (USD mn) 5,639.000 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Exports: Industrial Goods (IG) (USD mn) 33,233.350 2019 yearly 1979 - 2019
Exports: Iraq (USD mn) 7,448.430 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 4,661.620 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Germany (USD mn) 233.060 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports (USD mn) 34,861.000 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Exports: China (USD mn) 9,077.120 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Russia (USD mn) 504.580 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Foodstuffs and Live Animals (FA) (USD mn) 7,670.380 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transportation Vehicles (MT) (USD mn) 13,616.510 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Chemicals (USD mn) 6,212.880 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Miscellaneous Finished Products (MF) (USD mn) 1,455.590 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Mineral Products, Fuels, Industrial Oils and Grease (MP) (USD mn) 487.690 2021 yearly 1979 - 2021
Imports: Natural Gas (Cub m bn) 0.300 2021 yearly 1974 - 2021
Imports: Russia (USD mn) 1,070.260 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: United Arab Emirates (USD mn) 9,757.790 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Germany (USD mn) 1,851.170 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: China (USD mn) 9,843.010 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Turkey (USD mn) 4,400.090 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 156.0 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.1 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,224.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 164.500 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.0 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,142.1 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,966.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 0.2 2021 yearly 1994 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 9.784 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -3,998.700 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Income: Credit (USD mn) 1,147.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 0.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 3,235.800 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -599.300 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 342.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Current Transfers (USD mn) 654.500 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -817.000 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
BoP: CA: Income: Debit (USD mn) 1,747.100 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
BoP: CA: CF: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -5,969.000 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
BoP: CA: Current Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 996.600 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 7.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 268,295.238 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,215,466.667 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 37.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 10.0 Jul 2022 monthly Mar 2008 - Jul 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 810,159.524 2020 yearly 1973 - 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 41.1 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 276,897.2 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1964 - Feb 2017
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.8 Feb 2017 monthly Jan 1965 - Feb 2017
Total Loans (USD mn) 236,845.352 2016 yearly 1967 - 2016
Total Loans Growth (%) 23.00 2016 yearly 1968 - 2016
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 60.30 2016 yearly 1961 - 2016
Money Supply: M2: M1 (IRR bn) 11,268,400.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: Monetary Base (IRR bn) 6,403,700.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022
Money Supply: M2: Quasi Money (IRR bn) 39,781,200.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Jun 2022

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