Syrian Arab Republic - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Syrian Arab Republic was 9,464,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9,471,352 in 2014 and a minimum value of 2,902,314 in 1960.

Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: The data on urban population shares used to estimate rural population come from the United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Total population figures are World Bank estimates.

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Year Value
1960 2,902,314
1961 2,968,913
1962 3,034,250
1963 3,100,750
1964 3,168,759
1965 3,238,676
1966 3,310,356
1967 3,383,664
1968 3,458,624
1969 3,535,441
1970 3,613,910
1971 3,712,077
1972 3,818,782
1973 3,928,606
1974 4,040,949
1975 4,155,586
1976 4,271,927
1977 4,390,408
1978 4,512,192
1979 4,639,410
1980 4,772,915
1981 4,913,424
1982 5,069,400
1983 5,231,828
1984 5,395,603
1985 5,558,595
1986 5,719,863
1987 5,879,961
1988 6,039,302
1989 6,198,730
1990 6,358,876
1991 6,519,148
1992 6,679,199
1993 6,840,161
1994 7,003,413
1995 7,151,076
1996 7,298,402
1997 7,448,553
1998 7,596,016
1999 7,734,170
2000 7,858,612
2001 7,960,898
2002 8,042,887
2003 8,124,560
2004 8,232,107
2005 8,380,456
2006 8,586,131
2007 8,833,013
2008 9,062,165
2009 9,195,448
2010 9,183,992
2011 9,257,297
2012 9,329,598
2013 9,401,043
2014 9,471,352
2015 9,464,000

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 42.34 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 63.19 in 1960, while its lowest value was 42.34 in 2015.

Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.

Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 63.19
1961 62.60
1962 61.96
1963 61.31
1964 60.65
1965 59.99
1966 59.33
1967 58.67
1968 58.00
1969 57.33
1970 56.66
1971 56.25
1972 55.92
1973 55.60
1974 55.27
1975 54.94
1976 54.61
1977 54.28
1978 53.95
1979 53.62
1980 53.29
1981 52.96
1982 52.73
1983 52.52
1984 52.32
1985 52.11
1986 51.90
1987 51.69
1988 51.49
1989 51.28
1990 51.07
1991 50.86
1992 50.65
1993 50.45
1994 50.24
1995 49.90
1996 49.53
1997 49.16
1998 48.79
1999 48.42
2000 48.05
2001 47.69
2002 47.32
2003 46.95
2004 46.58
2005 46.22
2006 45.85
2007 45.47
2008 45.09
2009 44.71
2010 44.32
2011 43.93
2012 43.54
2013 43.15
2014 42.75
2015 42.34

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization