Syrian Arab Republic - Rural population

Rural population

The value for Rural population in Syrian Arab Republic was 7,729,548 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 9,316,178 in 2010 and a minimum value of 2,890,139 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: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 2,890,139
1961 2,955,954
1962 3,020,616
1963 3,086,540
1964 3,154,056
1965 3,223,560
1966 3,294,907
1967 3,367,960
1968 3,442,739
1969 3,519,455
1970 3,597,899
1971 3,696,041
1972 3,802,775
1973 3,912,693
1974 4,025,193
1975 4,140,046
1976 4,256,665
1977 4,375,481
1978 4,497,664
1979 4,625,354
1980 4,759,388
1981 4,900,495
1982 5,057,119
1983 5,220,280
1984 5,384,912
1985 5,548,896
1986 5,711,327
1987 5,872,765
1988 6,033,564
1989 6,194,489
1990 6,356,135
1991 6,517,949
1992 6,679,654
1993 6,842,444
1994 7,007,770
1995 7,157,827
1996 7,307,850
1997 7,461,086
1998 7,612,318
1999 7,755,312
2000 7,885,905
2001 7,995,463
2002 8,085,653
2003 8,176,642
2004 8,294,866
2005 8,455,220
2006 8,671,760
2007 8,927,233
2008 9,165,149
2009 9,310,810
2010 9,316,178
2011 9,166,387
2012 8,891,377
2013 8,546,654
2014 8,208,361
2015 7,933,143
2016 7,729,548

Rural population (% of total population)

Rural population (% of total population) in Syrian Arab Republic was 41.94 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 63.19 in 1960, while its lowest value was 41.94 in 2016.

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 the United Nations Population Division's 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
2016 41.94

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization