The number of households is set to increase rapidly in Iraq over 2021-2040, with couples with children remaining the dominant household type. While household earnings will not recover from the COVID-19 impact by 2040, the fastest household expenditure growth is set to be recorded by the other (extended) type of household. Urbanisation is set to intensify, placing Iraq among the middle third countries in the Middle East and North Africa in terms of urbanisation.
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