Syria Population

Population now

18,565,676
Male:9,353,771(50.40 %)
Female:9,211,594(49.60 %)
Births in 2019:305,216
Deaths in 2019:72,315

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:68.32 years
Female:78.10 years
Total:72.91 years
Median Age:20.46 years
Birth Rate:20.47
Death Rate:4.85
Growth Rate:3.22 %
Fertility Rate:2.78

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
  • 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%34.974.375.1170.8769.3572.4715.5049.14%69.20
199213M7M7M1.027.03%34.214.264.9271.1769.5972.8115.7549.35%71.21
199314M7M7M1.027.10%33.614.154.7671.4469.8273.1516.0249.56%73.25
199414M7M7M1.027.15%33.164.074.6371.7170.0273.4716.2949.76%75.33
199514M7M7M1.027.23%32.833.994.5171.9670.2173.7916.5450.10%77.47
199615M7M7M1.027.29%32.573.934.4172.2170.3874.1116.8150.47%79.68
199715M8M8M1.027.35%32.303.874.3272.4470.5574.4117.0450.84%81.96
199816M8M8M1.027.37%31.983.824.2372.6670.7174.7117.2651.21%84.25
199916M8M8M1.027.38%31.603.774.1472.8870.8674.9917.4951.58%86.49
200016M8M8M1.027.37%31.133.724.0473.1171.0375.2717.7551.95%88.62
200117M8M8M1.037.39%30.623.653.9473.3771.2775.5717.8852.31%90.54
200217M9M8M1.037.41%30.103.583.8473.6671.5675.8818.0752.68%92.28
200317M9M9M1.047.45%29.593.503.7473.9771.8776.2018.2853.05%94.05
200418M9M9M1.047.48%29.103.433.6574.2572.1676.5118.5053.42%96.16
200518M9M9M1.047.42%28.623.403.5674.4372.3076.7718.6853.78%98.79
200619M10M9M1.047.18%28.153.443.4774.4172.1476.9619.0554.15%102.14
200720M10M10M1.036.75%27.663.573.3974.1571.6177.0519.4154.51%106.02
200820M10M10M1.036.14%27.143.803.3373.6570.7277.0319.7554.88%109.76
200921M11M10M1.025.48%26.584.103.2672.9469.5176.9320.1055.24%112.46
201021M11M10M1.024.82%25.964.463.2172.1168.1176.7820.5055.60%113.50
201121M11M10M1.024.24%25.284.823.1671.2766.7076.6220.4554.58%112.67
201220M10M10M1.023.77%24.535.143.1170.5565.4576.5220.3053.56%110.27
201320M10M10M1.023.40%23.745.393.0770.0564.5376.5120.0552.53%106.97
201419M10M9M1.023.13%22.935.553.0269.8264.0376.6019.6951.50%103.70
201519M9M9M1.022.96%22.165.592.9769.9064.0276.8019.2352.17%101.17
201618M9M9M1.022.89%21.475.522.9270.3164.5177.0819.5252.84%99.53
201718M9M9M1.023.08%21.325.222.8771.4066.1777.4519.8553.50%98.66
201818M9M9M1.023.14%20.895.042.8372.1667.2477.7720.1754.16%98.74
201918M9M9M1.023.22%20.474.852.7872.9168.3278.1020.4654.82%99.90

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
202019M10M9M1.013.29%20.054.672.7373.6669.3978.4220.6955.48%102.19
202120M10M10M1.013.46%20.044.492.6974.3870.4978.6521.3356.12%105.77
202220M10M10M1.013.65%20.024.312.6575.1071.5978.8821.9156.77%110.52
202321M11M11M1.013.83%20.014.142.6275.8372.7079.1222.4557.41%115.97
202422M11M11M1.014.05%19.993.962.5876.5573.8079.3522.9558.04%121.44
202523M12M12M1.014.29%19.983.782.5477.2774.9079.5823.4458.67%126.42
202624M12M12M1.014.23%19.843.792.5177.4975.1779.7323.8259.30%130.75
202725M12M12M1.014.19%19.713.802.4777.7075.4579.8824.2359.91%134.50
202826M13M13M1.014.15%19.573.802.4477.9275.7280.0424.6760.52%137.78
202926M13M13M1.014.10%19.443.812.4078.1376.0080.1925.1061.13%140.80
203027M13M13M1.014.05%19.303.822.3778.3576.2780.3425.5161.72%143.69
203127M14M14M1.013.91%19.073.882.3478.4976.4080.4925.8962.31%146.46
203228M14M14M1.013.78%18.843.942.3178.6276.5280.6426.2662.89%149.03
203328M14M14M1.013.64%18.614.012.2978.7676.6580.7826.6463.47%151.45
203428M14M14M1.013.52%18.384.072.2678.8976.7780.9327.0164.03%153.76
203529M14M14M1.013.39%18.154.132.2379.0376.9081.0827.4164.59%155.98
203629M15M15M1.013.25%17.864.202.2179.1877.0581.2227.7865.14%158.15
203730M15M15M1.013.11%17.574.282.1979.3277.2081.3628.1665.68%160.26
203830M15M15M1.012.97%17.294.352.1679.4777.3681.5028.5566.21%162.33
203930M15M15M1.012.84%17.004.432.1479.6177.5181.6428.9366.73%164.34
204031M15M15M1.012.71%16.714.502.1279.7677.6681.7829.3467.24%166.32
204131M16M16M1.012.57%16.404.592.1079.9077.8081.9129.7167.74%168.26
204232M16M16M1.012.45%16.094.672.0880.0377.9482.0430.0968.23%170.17
204332M16M16M1.012.32%15.784.762.0680.1778.0882.1830.4868.71%172.04
204432M16M16M1.012.20%15.474.842.0480.3078.2282.3130.8669.18%173.87
204533M16M16M1.012.08%15.164.932.0280.4478.3682.4431.2569.65%175.64
204633M16M16M1.011.96%14.905.032.0080.5678.4882.5731.6170.12%177.36
204733M17M17M1.011.85%14.645.131.9880.6878.6082.6931.9770.58%179.02
204833M17M17M1.011.75%14.385.231.9780.8078.7182.8232.3571.04%180.64
204934M17M17M1.011.65%14.125.331.9580.9278.8382.9432.7271.49%182.20
205034M17M17M1.011.55%13.865.431.9381.0478.9583.0733.0971.94%183.72

Highest City Populations in Syria

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Damascus2,364,5441,569,394
2Aleppo1,858,8101,602,264
3Homs1,319,892775,404
4Hamah911,032460,602
5Lattakia647,791340,181
6Ar Raqqah515,171177,636
7Tartus418,86189,457
8Al Hasakah386,86181,539
9Deir ez-Zor319,240242,565

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