So you’re based in Iraq and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?
YouTube monetization is available in Iraq. You’ll be able to apply for the YouTube Partner Program as soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements. As soon as YouTube reviews your application and accept it, your channel in Iraq will be monetized via Google AdSense.
How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In Iraq?
The amount YouTube pays for views depends on the viewers’ country, your channel’s country, and your channel topic.
Also, different videos on your channel will have a different RPM (it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords).
That being said, most channels (based in Iraq or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.
So YouTube will pay your channel in Iraq between $500 and $20,000 for 1 million views (the average being around $3,000).
Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in Iraq?
Starting February 1, 2023 (source), you’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in Iraq. Views from Shorts will add to your regular video’s monetization.