Iran at a Glance
Based on a Purchasing Power Parity calculation, Iran is the 18th largest economy in the world, with an estimated PPP GDP in 2015 of $1,300 billion and a per capita PPP GDP of $15,572
The country’s population has surpassed 80 million in April 2016.
Iran’s economy is characterized by a large hydrocarbon sector, small scale agriculture and services sectors, and growing manufacturing and financial services sectors.
Oil & Gas
Iran has the largest natural gas reserves and fourth largest proven crude oil reserves in the world.
The economy has been diversified successfully, though a certain degree of dependency on oil and gas exports remains.