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Syria

Population: 18,352,524. Land area is 183,630 Km2 (70,900 sq. miles). Capital: Damascus

  • The current population of the Syrian Arab Republic is 18,306,122 as of Friday, May 27, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
  • Syria 2020 population is estimated at 17,500,658 people at mid year according to UN data.
  • Syria population is equivalent to 0.22% of the total world population.
  • Syria ranks number 68 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.
  • The population density in Syria is 95 per Km2 (247 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 183,630 Km2 (70,900 sq. miles)
  • 60.0 % of the population is urban (10,498,283 people in 2020)
  • The median age in Syria is 25.6 years.

Population of Syria (2020 and historical)

Year Population Yearly%
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop%
Urban Population World Population Global Rank
2020 17,500,658 2.52 % 430,523 -427,391 25.6 2.84 95 60.0% 10,498,283 7,794,798,739 68
2019 17,070,135 0.74 % 125,078 -427,391 24.0 3.05 93 59.4% 10,141,352 7,713,468,100 69
2018 16,945,057 -0.88 % -150,621 -427,391 24.0 3.05 92 58.4% 9,903,237 7,631,091,040 69
2017 17,095,678 -2.12 % -369,897 -427,391 24.0 3.05 93 57.2% 9,774,379 7,547,858,925 65
2016 17,465,575 -2.96 % -531,833 -427,391 24.0 3.05 95 55.8% 9,737,763 7,464,022,049 64
2015 17,997,408 -3.37 % -673,024 -1,077,397 23.6 3.10 98 54.3% 9,773,578 7,379,797,139 61
2010 21,362,529 3.07 % 600,271 74,000 21.1 3.70 116 54.7% 11,686,472 6,956,823,603 54
2005 18,361,176 2.27 % 390,066 -75,982 19.6 3.90 100 53.6% 9,839,155 6,541,907,027 56
2000 16,410,848 2.73 % 413,071 -26,000 18.7 4.30 89 51.9% 8,524,885 6,143,493,823 56
1995 14,345,492 2.88 % 379,864 -14,000 17.5 4.80 78 50.1% 7,187,664 5,744,212,979 58
1990 12,446,171 3.17 % 359,508 -29,300 16.3 5.87 68 48.9% 6,090,038 5,327,231,061 56
1985 10,648,632 3.58 % 343,572 -17,400 15.6 6.77 58 47.9% 5,099,767 4,870,921,740 57
1980 8,930,774 3.46 % 279,012 -32,334 15.5 7.32 49 46.7% 4,171,360 4,458,003,514 64
1975 7,535,714 3.48 % 237,035 -16,300 15.8 7.54 41 45.1% 3,395,649 4,079,480,606 68
1970 6,350,541 3.40 % 195,481 -3,200 15.9 7.56 35 43.3% 2,752,618 3,700,437,046 70
1965 5,373,137 3.28 % 159,925 -3,200 15.8 7.54 29 40.0% 2,149,575 3,339,583,597 80
1960 4,573,512 3.18 % 132,402 -3,000 17.0 7.38 25 36.8% 1,683,354 3,034,949,748 76
1955 3,911,501 2.76 % 99,634 -14,000 18.8 7.23 21 34.7% 1,358,205 2,773,019,936 80

Syria Population Forecast

Year Population Yearly%
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop%
Urban Population World Population Global Rank
2020 17,500,658 -0.56% -99,350 -427,391 25.6 2.84 95 60.0% 10,498,283 7,794,798,739 68
2025 23,061,973 5.67% 1,112,263 763,130 27.8 2.84 126 59.6% 13,735,765 8,184,437,460 60
2030 26,676,565 2.95% 722,918 362,003 29.1 2.84 145 61.6% 16,423,277 8,548,487,400 59
2035 28,579,588 1.39% 380,605 44,712 30.0 2.84 156 65.3% 18,656,733 8,887,524,213 58
2040 30,153,281 1.08% 314,739 -10,000 31.3 2.84 164 68.7% 20,709,320 9,198,847,240 60
2045 31,693,482 1.00% 308,040 -10,000 32.7 2.84 173 71.5% 22,654,004 9,481,803,274 60
2050 33,129,321 0.89% 287,168   34.3 2.84 180 73.9% 24,474,813 9,735,033,990 61

Main Cities by Population in Syria

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

  # CITY NAME POPULATION  
  1 Aleppo 1,602,264  
  2 Damascus 1,569,394  
  3 Homs 775,404  
  4 Hamah 460,602  
  5 Latakia 340,181  
  6 Deir ez-Zor 242,565  
  7 Ar Raqqah 177,636  
  8 Al Bab 130,745  
  9 Idlib 128,840  
  10 Douma 111,864  
  11 Manbij 99,497  
  12 Dar’a 97,969  
  13 As Salamiyah 94,887  
  14 Tartouss 89,457  
  15 Ath Thawrah 87,880  
  16 Al Hasakah 81,539  
  17 Darayya 71,596  
  18 I`zaz 66,138  
  19 Jablah 65,915  
  20 As Safirah 63,708  
  21 As Suwayda’ 59,052  
  22 Albu Kamal 57,572  
  23 At Tall 55,561  
  24 Al Mayadin 54,534  
  25 Ar Rastan 53,152  
  26 Tadmur 51,015  
  27 ‘Ayn al ‘Arab 50,000  
  28 An Nabk 49,372  
  29 Khan Shaykhun 48,975  
  30 `Afrin 48,693  
  31 Kafranbel 45,652  
  32 `Irbin 42,474  
  33 Al Qusayr 41,062  
  34 Yabrud 40,502  
  35 Jisr ash Shughur 39,311  
  36 Baniyas 39,066  
  37 Tallbisah 38,491  
  38 Harasta 37,348  
  39 Al Qunaytirah 36,143  
  40 Tadif 34,670  
  41 Saraqib 34,231  
  42 Jayrud 32,352  
  43 Masyaf 32,262  
  44 Ma`arratmisrin 32,163  
  45 Al Qaryatayn 31,748  
  46 Salqin 31,608  
  47 Tafas 31,249  
  48 Souran 30,716  
  49 Binnish 30,354  
  50 Jasim 30,283  
  51 Tallkalakh 29,754  
  52 Az Zabadani 29,549  
  53 Tayyibat al Imam 29,259  
  54 Hajin 29,237  
  55 Inkhil 29,076  
  56 Dayr Hafir 28,905  
  57 Satita 27,815  
  58 Ash Shaykh Miskin 25,920  
  59 As Sanamayn 25,702  
  60 Tall Rif`at 25,658  
  61 Nubl 25,546  
  62 Subaykhan 25,514  
  63 Jarabulus 24,997  
  64 Al Harak 23,784  
  65 Al Kiswah 23,526  
  66 Halfaya 23,403  
  67 Kafr Takharim 22,436  
  68 Ad Dana 21,987  
  69 Kafr Zayta 21,845  
  70 Kafr Laha 21,819  



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