Syria Population

Population now

17,597,947
  • World: 66th
  • Asia: 24th
Male:8,806,227(50.06 %)
Female:8,791,720(49.94 %)
Births in 2020:486,876
Deaths in 2020:103,550

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:69.39 years
Female:78.42 years
Total:73.65 years
Median Age:24.62 years
Birth Rate:22.71
Death Rate:4.83
Growth Rate:3.70 %
Fertility Rate:2.73

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Syria Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19605M2M2M1.052.01%48.4416.107.4751.9750.6753.3916.0336.81%24.70
19615M2M2M1.042.09%48.0915.587.5052.5751.2654.0015.7637.40%25.50
19625M2M2M1.042.17%47.7315.067.5253.1851.8554.6215.4438.04%26.33
19635M3M2M1.042.26%47.3714.547.5453.8052.4755.2515.1238.69%27.19
19645M3M3M1.042.35%47.0314.037.5654.4453.1055.8914.9039.35%28.08
19655M3M3M1.032.46%46.7313.517.5655.1053.7756.5514.7940.01%29.02
19666M3M3M1.032.58%46.4812.997.5755.7954.4657.2314.6940.67%29.99
19676M3M3M1.032.71%46.3012.487.5756.5155.1957.9414.7041.33%31.00
19686M3M3M1.032.86%46.1911.977.5757.2655.9458.6814.7642.00%32.05
19696M3M3M1.033.03%46.1411.467.5758.0356.7259.4414.8242.67%33.15
19706M3M3M1.033.21%46.1510.977.5758.8157.5160.2214.8643.35%34.29
19717M3M3M1.033.41%46.1910.487.5759.6058.3160.9914.8543.75%35.48
19727M3M3M1.033.61%46.2310.027.5660.3859.0961.7614.8344.08%36.72
19737M4M3M1.033.83%46.269.577.5461.1459.8662.5114.8044.41%38.01
19747M4M4M1.024.06%46.249.147.5161.8760.6063.2314.7744.73%39.33
19758M4M4M1.024.29%46.168.737.4762.5861.3263.9314.7645.06%40.69
19768M4M4M1.024.52%46.008.347.4263.2662.0164.6014.6845.39%42.09
19778M4M4M1.024.74%45.787.977.3663.9162.6765.2414.6145.72%43.53
19788M4M4M1.024.98%45.487.617.2964.5563.3265.8714.5646.05%45.02
19799M4M4M1.025.21%45.107.267.2065.1763.9466.4814.5246.38%46.58
19809M5M4M1.025.44%44.636.937.0965.7764.5567.0714.4846.71%48.23
19819M5M5M1.025.67%44.066.616.9866.3665.1367.6614.4747.04%49.97
198210M5M5M1.025.89%43.416.306.8466.9365.6968.2314.4847.27%51.79
198310M5M5M1.026.09%42.686.026.7067.4866.2368.8014.5047.48%53.67
198410M5M5M1.026.30%41.895.746.5368.0166.7369.3514.5547.68%55.58
198511M5M5M1.026.47%41.015.496.3668.5167.2169.8814.6347.89%57.50
198611M6M5M1.026.63%40.065.256.1768.9867.6570.3814.7048.10%59.42
198711M6M6M1.026.74%39.035.045.9669.4268.0670.8614.8148.31%61.35
198812M6M6M1.026.85%37.974.845.7569.8368.4371.3014.9448.52%63.28
198912M6M6M1.026.90%36.904.675.5370.2168.7771.7215.0948.72%65.24
199012M6M6M1.026.96%35.884.515.3170.5569.0772.1015.2848.93%67.21
199113M6M6M1.027.00%34.964.375.1170.8769.3572.4715.5049.14%69.21
199213M7M7M1.027.04%34.194.254.9271.1769.5972.8115.7549.35%71.22
199314M7M7M1.027.09%33.574.154.7671.4469.8273.1516.0249.56%73.25
199414M7M7M1.027.14%33.114.074.6271.7170.0273.4716.2949.76%75.33
199514M7M7M1.027.21%32.773.994.5071.9670.2173.7916.5450.10%77.47
199615M7M7M1.027.27%32.513.934.4072.2170.3874.1116.8150.47%79.67
199715M8M8M1.027.34%32.273.874.3172.4470.5574.4117.0450.84%81.95
199816M8M8M1.027.38%32.003.824.2372.6670.7174.7117.2651.21%84.24
199916M8M8M1.027.41%31.693.774.1572.8870.8674.9917.4951.58%86.48
200016M8M8M1.027.43%31.363.724.0873.1171.0375.2717.7551.95%88.62
200117M8M8M1.037.48%31.053.664.0173.3771.2775.5717.8852.31%90.54
200217M9M8M1.037.60%30.803.583.9573.6671.5675.8818.0652.68%92.26
200317M9M9M1.047.75%30.613.503.9073.9771.8776.2018.2753.05%94.04
200418M9M9M1.047.89%30.493.433.8674.2572.1676.5118.4653.42%96.27
200518M9M9M1.047.93%30.363.403.8174.4372.3076.7718.6153.78%99.15
200619M10M9M1.047.77%30.183.443.7674.4172.1476.9618.9354.15%102.92
200720M10M10M1.037.35%29.883.583.7074.1571.6177.0519.2154.51%107.35
200821M10M10M1.036.72%29.433.813.6173.6570.7277.0319.4554.88%111.59
200921M11M10M1.025.98%28.844.133.5172.9469.5176.9319.7355.24%114.51
201021M11M11M1.025.26%28.154.503.4072.1168.1176.7820.1055.60%115.36
201121M11M10M1.024.61%27.404.883.2971.2766.7076.6220.4654.58%113.85
201220M10M10M1.024.10%26.675.233.1870.5565.4576.5220.9053.56%110.39
201320M10M10M1.023.72%26.015.513.0970.0564.5376.5121.4452.53%105.76
201419M9M9M1.023.46%25.445.703.0169.8264.0376.6022.0351.50%101.07
201518M9M9M1.023.32%24.955.772.9469.9164.0276.8022.6152.17%97.19
201617M9M9M1.013.28%24.535.732.8970.3264.5177.0823.1052.84%94.25
201717M9M8M1.013.32%24.125.582.8570.9765.4177.4223.5353.50%92.17
201817M8M8M1.013.41%23.695.372.8171.7866.5877.7623.9054.16%91.30
201917M9M9M13.41%23.695.372.8171.7866.5877.7624.2754.82%92.18
202018M9M9M13.70%22.714.832.7373.6569.3978.4224.6255.48%94.51

Syria Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202118M9M9M13.79%22.114.622.7074.3770.4978.6525.0956.12%98.69
202219M10M10M13.88%21.514.412.6675.0971.5978.8825.5856.77%104.57
202321M10M10M13.98%20.924.202.6375.8072.7079.1226.0557.41%111.45
202422M11M11M14.09%20.323.992.5976.5273.8079.3526.4458.04%118.34
202523M12M12M14.22%19.723.782.5677.2474.9079.5826.8058.67%124.54
202624M12M12M14.06%19.183.792.5377.4575.1779.7327.1159.30%129.78
202725M12M12M13.92%18.643.792.5077.6675.4579.8827.3659.91%134.20
202826M13M13M13.77%18.113.802.4677.8875.7280.0427.6160.52%137.90
202926M13M13M13.62%17.573.802.4378.0976.0080.1927.8661.13%141.13
203027M13M13M13.47%17.033.812.4078.3076.2780.3428.1461.72%144.06
203127M14M14M13.31%16.763.892.3778.4476.4080.4928.3162.31%146.67
203228M14M14M13.16%16.503.972.3478.5876.5280.6428.4662.89%148.89
203328M14M14M13.00%16.234.062.3278.7176.6580.7828.6263.47%150.83
203428M14M14M12.86%15.974.142.2978.8576.7780.9328.7964.03%152.61
203529M14M14M12.72%15.704.222.2678.9976.9081.0829.0064.59%154.34
203629M14M14M12.62%15.644.322.2479.1477.0581.2229.2265.14%156.05
203729M15M15M12.52%15.574.422.2179.2877.2081.3629.4765.68%157.76
203830M15M15M12.44%15.514.512.1979.4377.3681.5029.7466.21%159.47
203930M15M15M12.35%15.444.612.1679.5777.5181.6430.0266.73%161.16
204030M15M15M12.27%15.384.712.1479.7277.6681.7830.3067.24%162.83
204130M15M15M12.18%15.324.822.1279.8677.8081.9130.5467.74%164.50
204231M15M15M12.09%15.264.942.1080.0077.9482.0430.8068.23%166.17
204331M16M16M12.01%15.205.052.0880.1378.0882.1831.0968.71%167.85
204431M16M16M11.93%15.145.172.0680.2778.2282.3131.3869.18%169.51
204532M16M16M11.86%15.085.282.0480.4178.3682.4431.7069.65%171.15
204632M16M16M11.76%14.935.412.0280.5378.4882.5732.0070.12%172.76
204732M16M16M11.67%14.775.542.0180.6578.6082.6932.3170.58%174.35
204833M16M16M11.58%14.625.671.9980.7878.7182.8232.6271.04%175.92
204933M16M16M11.49%14.465.801.9880.9078.8382.9432.9371.49%177.43
205033M17M17M11.41%14.315.931.9681.0278.9583.0733.2671.94%178.90

Highest City Populations in Syria

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Damascus2,400,5501,569,394
2Aleppo1,935,6761,602,264
3Homs1,340,950775,404
4Hamah925,375460,602
5Lattakia658,475340,181
6Ar Raqqah524,025177,636
7Tartus425,57589,457
8Al Hasakah392,35081,539
9Deir ez-Zor324,125242,565

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