Iraq has a population of 32.9 million people, and a land mass of 434 000 km2. Life expectancy is 68 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4609, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 11%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 171.4 billion.
Iraq is ranked at place 165 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Iraq is ranked at place 161, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Iraq in 2016 were NOK 21 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Iraq at a value of 0 million.