Syrian Arab Republic - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Syrian Arab Republic was 18,430,450 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21,018,830 in 2010 and a minimum value of 4,573,512 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vita

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Year Value
1960 4,573,512
1961 4,721,896
1962 4,875,422
1963 5,034,646
1964 5,200,336
1965 5,373,137
1966 5,553,246
1967 5,740,710
1968 5,935,860
1969 6,139,048
1970 6,350,541
1971 6,570,857
1972 6,800,141
1973 7,037,851
1974 7,283,177
1975 7,535,714
1976 7,794,662
1977 8,060,649
1978 8,336,418
1979 8,625,690
1980 8,930,774
1981 9,252,851
1982 9,590,227
1983 9,938,847
1984 10,293,050
1985 10,648,630
1986 11,004,270
1987 11,360,850
1988 11,719,070
1989 12,080,440
1990 12,446,170
1991 12,815,220
1992 13,187,090
1993 13,564,170
1994 13,949,700
1995 14,345,490
1996 14,755,290
1997 15,177,460
1998 15,602,210
1999 16,016,090
2000 16,410,850
2001 16,766,900
2002 17,087,900
2003 17,415,270
2004 17,806,640
2005 18,294,610
2006 18,914,980
2007 19,632,810
2008 20,325,440
2009 20,824,890
2010 21,018,830
2011 20,863,990
2012 20,420,700
2013 19,809,140
2014 19,203,090
2015 18,734,990
2016 18,430,450

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Syrian Arab Republic was 9,110,867 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,409,560 in 2010 and a minimum value of 2,235,647 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 2,235,647
1961 2,311,111
1962 2,389,131
1963 2,469,947
1964 2,553,905
1965 2,641,281
1966 2,732,194
1967 2,826,668
1968 2,924,828
1969 3,026,810
1970 3,132,703
1971 3,242,716
1972 3,356,943
1973 3,475,300
1974 3,597,609
1975 3,723,828
1976 3,853,658
1977 3,987,294
1978 4,125,808
1979 4,270,609
1980 4,422,556
1981 4,582,112
1982 4,748,557
1983 4,920,098
1984 5,094,227
1985 5,269,111
1986 5,444,157
1987 5,619,749
1988 5,796,201
1989 5,974,198
1990 6,154,287
1991 6,335,760
1992 6,518,352
1993 6,703,624
1994 6,893,689
1995 7,089,692
1996 7,294,309
1997 7,506,411
1998 7,718,810
1999 7,921,682
2000 8,109,037
2001 8,269,444
2002 8,406,299
2003 8,545,532
2004 8,723,151
2005 8,960,363
2006 9,277,465
2007 9,654,735
2008 10,025,420
2009 10,297,610
2010 10,409,560
2011 10,337,620
2012 10,114,000
2013 9,802,054
2014 9,493,706
2015 9,258,761
2016 9,110,867

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Syrian Arab Republic was 49.43 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 49.55 in 2011, while its lowest value was 48.88 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 48.88
1961 48.94
1962 49.00
1963 49.06
1964 49.11
1965 49.16
1966 49.20
1967 49.24
1968 49.27
1969 49.30
1970 49.33
1971 49.35
1972 49.37
1973 49.38
1974 49.40
1975 49.42
1976 49.44
1977 49.47
1978 49.49
1979 49.51
1980 49.52
1981 49.52
1982 49.51
1983 49.50
1984 49.49
1985 49.48
1986 49.47
1987 49.47
1988 49.46
1989 49.45
1990 49.45
1991 49.44
1992 49.43
1993 49.42
1994 49.42
1995 49.42
1996 49.44
1997 49.46
1998 49.47
1999 49.46
2000 49.41
2001 49.32
2002 49.19
2003 49.07
2004 48.99
2005 48.98
2006 49.05
2007 49.18
2008 49.32
2009 49.45
2010 49.52
2011 49.55
2012 49.53
2013 49.48
2014 49.44
2015 49.42
2016 49.43

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Syrian Arab Republic was 9,319,586 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 10,609,280 in 2010 and a minimum value of 2,337,865 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 2,337,865
1961 2,410,785
1962 2,486,291
1963 2,564,699
1964 2,646,431
1965 2,731,856
1966 2,821,052
1967 2,914,042
1968 3,011,032
1969 3,112,238
1970 3,217,838
1971 3,328,141
1972 3,443,198
1973 3,562,551
1974 3,685,568
1975 3,811,886
1976 3,941,004
1977 4,073,355
1978 4,210,610
1979 4,355,081
1980 4,508,218
1981 4,670,739
1982 4,841,670
1983 5,018,749
1984 5,198,822
1985 5,379,521
1986 5,560,115
1987 5,741,103
1988 5,922,870
1989 6,106,246
1990 6,291,884
1991 6,479,459
1992 6,668,733
1993 6,860,543
1994 7,056,008
1995 7,255,800
1996 7,460,977
1997 7,671,045
1998 7,883,400
1999 8,094,410
2000 8,301,811
2001 8,497,455
2002 8,681,602
2003 8,869,734
2004 9,083,487
2005 9,334,248
2006 9,637,512
2007 9,978,071
2008 10,300,030
2009 10,527,280
2010 10,609,280
2011 10,526,370
2012 10,306,700
2013 10,007,090
2014 9,709,384
2015 9,476,226
2016 9,319,586

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Syrian Arab Republic was 50.57 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 51.12 in 1960, while its lowest value was 50.45 in 2011.

Definition: Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on age/sex distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 51.12
1961 51.06
1962 51.00
1963 50.94
1964 50.89
1965 50.84
1966 50.80
1967 50.76
1968 50.73
1969 50.70
1970 50.67
1971 50.65
1972 50.63
1973 50.62
1974 50.60
1975 50.58
1976 50.56
1977 50.53
1978 50.51
1979 50.49
1980 50.48
1981 50.48
1982 50.49
1983 50.50
1984 50.51
1985 50.52
1986 50.53
1987 50.53
1988 50.54
1989 50.55
1990 50.55
1991 50.56
1992 50.57
1993 50.58
1994 50.58
1995 50.58
1996 50.56
1997 50.54
1998 50.53
1999 50.54
2000 50.59
2001 50.68
2002 50.81
2003 50.93
2004 51.01
2005 51.02
2006 50.95
2007 50.82
2008 50.68
2009 50.55
2010 50.48
2011 50.45
2012 50.47
2013 50.52
2014 50.56
2015 50.58
2016 50.57

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population