Population: Syria

Yearly Population of Syria

Syria Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 3,413,325 1,636,265 1,777,060 None 7.2 20.3 18.6
1951 3,498,531 1,681,840 1,816,691 2.50 85,206 7.2 20.3 19.1
1952 3,591,003 1,730,756 1,860,247 2.64 92,472 7.2 20.3 19.6
1953 3,690,734 1,783,017 1,907,717 2.78 99,731 7.2 20.3 20.1
1954 3,797,636 1,838,596 1,959,040 2.90 106,902 7.2 20.3 20.7
1955 3,911,497 1,897,421 2,014,076 3.00 113,861 7.4 18.8 21.3
1956 4,032,068 1,959,390 2,072,678 3.08 120,571 7.4 18.8 22.0
1957 4,158,978 2,024,366 2,134,612 3.15 126,910 7.4 18.8 22.6
1958 4,291,811 2,092,184 2,199,627 3.19 132,833 7.4 18.8 23.4
1959 4,430,101 2,162,653 2,267,448 3.22 138,290 7.4 18.8 24.1
1960 4,573,514 2,235,648 2,337,866 3.24 143,413 7.5 17.0 24.9
1961 4,721,893 2,311,110 2,410,783 3.24 148,379 7.5 17.0 25.7
1962 4,875,429 2,389,134 2,486,295 3.25 153,536 7.5 17.0 26.6
1963 5,034,639 2,469,944 2,564,695 3.27 159,210 7.5 17.0 27.4
1964 5,200,341 2,553,907 2,646,434 3.29 165,702 7.5 17.0 28.3
1965 5,373,137 2,641,281 2,731,856 3.32 172,796 7.6 15.8 29.3
1966 5,553,247 2,732,194 2,821,053 3.35 180,110 7.6 15.8 30.2
1967 5,740,702 2,826,664 2,914,038 3.38 187,455 7.6 15.8 31.3
1968 5,935,850 2,924,823 3,011,027 3.40 195,148 7.6 15.8 32.3
1969 6,139,054 3,026,813 3,112,241 3.42 203,204 7.6 15.8 33.4
1970 6,350,544 3,132,704 3,217,840 3.44 211,490 7.5 15.9 34.6
1971 6,570,859 3,242,717 3,328,142 3.47 220,315 7.5 15.9 35.8
1972 6,800,148 3,356,946 3,443,202 3.49 229,289 7.5 15.9 37.0
1973 7,037,860 3,475,304 3,562,556 3.50 237,712 7.5 15.9 38.3
1974 7,283,181 3,597,611 3,685,570 3.49 245,321 7.5 15.9 39.7
1975 7,535,715 3,723,828 3,811,887 3.47 252,534 7.3 15.8 41.0
1976 7,794,658 3,853,656 3,941,002 3.44 258,943 7.3 15.8 42.4
1977 8,060,652 3,987,295 4,073,357 3.41 265,994 7.3 15.8 43.9
1978 8,336,421 4,125,809 4,210,612 3.42 275,769 7.3 15.8 45.4
1979 8,625,693 4,270,610 4,355,083 3.47 289,272 7.3 15.8 47.0
1980 8,930,776 4,422,557 4,508,219 3.54 305,083 6.8 15.5 48.6
1981 9,252,854 4,582,113 4,670,741 3.61 322,078 6.8 15.5 50.4
1982 9,590,226 4,748,557 4,841,669 3.65 337,372 6.8 15.5 52.2
1983 9,938,852 4,920,100 5,018,752 3.64 348,626 6.8 15.5 54.1
1984 10,293,048 5,094,227 5,198,821 3.56 354,196 6.8 15.5 56.1
1985 10,648,633 5,269,111 5,379,522 3.45 355,585 5.9 15.6 58.0
1986 11,004,273 5,444,157 5,560,116 3.34 355,640 5.9 15.6 59.9
1987 11,360,848 5,619,747 5,741,101 3.24 356,575 5.9 15.6 61.9
1988 11,719,064 5,796,198 5,922,866 3.15 358,216 5.9 15.6 63.8
1989 12,080,439 5,974,196 6,106,243 3.08 361,375 5.9 15.6 65.8
1990 12,446,168 6,154,286 6,291,882 3.03 365,729 4.8 16.3 67.8
1991 12,815,400 6,335,853 6,479,547 2.97 369,232 4.8 16.3 69.8
1992 13,187,669 6,518,641 6,669,028 2.90 372,269 4.8 16.3 71.8
1993 13,565,074 6,704,066 6,861,008 2.86 377,405 4.8 16.3 73.9
1994 13,950,486 6,894,076 7,056,410 2.84 385,412 4.8 16.3 76.0
1995 14,345,491 7,089,692 7,255,799 2.83 395,005 4.3 17.5 78.1
1996 14,754,148 7,293,758 7,460,390 2.85 408,657 4.3 17.5 80.3
1997 15,175,308 7,505,360 7,669,948 2.85 421,160 4.3 17.5 82.6
1998 15,599,588 7,717,528 7,882,060 2.80 424,280 4.3 17.5 85.0
1999 16,013,992 7,920,656 8,093,336 2.66 414,404 4.3 17.5 87.2
2000 16,410,847 8,109,037 8,301,810 2.48 396,855 3.9 18.7 89.4
2001 16,766,555 8,269,362 8,497,193 2.17 355,708 3.9 18.7 91.3
2002 17,084,628 8,404,990 8,679,638 1.90 318,073 3.9 18.7 93.0
2003 17,415,214 8,545,955 8,869,259 1.93 330,586 3.9 18.7 94.8
2004 17,827,827 8,733,895 9,093,932 2.37 412,613 3.9 18.7 97.1
2005 18,361,178 8,992,895 9,368,283 2.99 533,351 3.7 19.6 100.0
2006 19,059,257 9,347,043 9,712,214 3.80 698,079 3.7 19.6 103.8
2007 19,878,257 9,772,452 10,105,805 4.30 819,000 3.7 19.6 108.3
2008 20,664,037 10,187,741 10,476,296 3.95 785,780 3.7 19.6 112.5
2009 21,205,873 10,481,159 10,724,714 2.62 541,836 3.7 19.6 115.5
2010 21,362,541 10,577,491 10,785,050 0.74 156,668 3.1 21.1 116.3
2011 21,081,814 10,449,087 10,632,727 -1.31 -280,727 3.1 21.1 114.8
2012 20,438,861 10,134,980 10,303,881 -3.05 -642,953 3.1 21.1 111.3
2013 19,578,466 9,709,439 9,869,027 -4.21 -860,395 3.1 21.1 106.6
2014 18,710,711 9,280,573 9,430,138 -4.43 -867,755 3.1 21.1 101.9
2015 17,997,411 8,931,433 9,065,978 -3.81 -713,300 2.8 23.6 98.0
2016 17,465,567 8,675,964 8,789,603 -2.96 -531,844 2.8 23.6 95.1
2017 17,095,669 8,503,336 8,592,333 -2.12 -369,898 2.8 23.6 93.1
2018 16,945,062 8,441,049 8,504,013 -0.88 -150,607 2.8 23.6 92.3
2019 17,070,132 8,515,582 8,554,550 0.74 125,070 2.8 23.6 93.0
2020 17,500,657 8,740,592 8,760,065 2.52 430,525 2.6 25.6 95.3
2021 18,276,000 9,135,000 9,140,000 4.43 775,343 2.6 25.6 99.5
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Syria Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)