Syrian Arab Republic - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Syrian Arab Republic was 10,700,910 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 11,702,660 in 2010 and a minimum value of 1,683,373 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. 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 1,683,373
1961 1,765,942
1962 1,854,806
1963 1,948,106
1964 2,046,280
1965 2,149,577
1966 2,258,339
1967 2,372,750
1968 2,493,121
1969 2,619,593
1970 2,752,642
1971 2,874,816
1972 2,997,366
1973 3,125,158
1974 3,257,984
1975 3,395,668
1976 3,537,997
1977 3,685,168
1978 3,838,754
1979 4,000,336
1980 4,171,386
1981 4,352,356
1982 4,533,108
1983 4,718,567
1984 4,908,137
1985 5,099,736
1986 5,292,945
1987 5,488,087
1988 5,685,507
1989 5,885,955
1990 6,090,036
1991 6,297,270
1992 6,507,431
1993 6,721,723
1994 6,941,927
1995 7,187,665
1996 7,447,436
1997 7,716,370
1998 7,989,892
1999 8,260,780
2000 8,524,943
2001 8,771,436
2002 9,002,248
2003 9,238,624
2004 9,511,772
2005 9,839,391
2006 10,243,220
2007 10,705,570
2008 11,160,290
2009 11,514,080
2010 11,702,660
2011 11,697,610
2012 11,529,320
2013 11,262,490
2014 10,994,730
2015 10,801,840
2016 10,700,910

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Syrian Arab Republic was 58.06 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 58.06 in 2016, while its lowest value was 36.81 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 36.81
1961 37.40
1962 38.04
1963 38.69
1964 39.35
1965 40.01
1966 40.67
1967 41.33
1968 42.00
1969 42.67
1970 43.35
1971 43.75
1972 44.08
1973 44.41
1974 44.73
1975 45.06
1976 45.39
1977 45.72
1978 46.05
1979 46.38
1980 46.71
1981 47.04
1982 47.27
1983 47.48
1984 47.68
1985 47.89
1986 48.10
1987 48.31
1988 48.52
1989 48.72
1990 48.93
1991 49.14
1992 49.35
1993 49.56
1994 49.76
1995 50.10
1996 50.47
1997 50.84
1998 51.21
1999 51.58
2000 51.95
2001 52.31
2002 52.68
2003 53.05
2004 53.42
2005 53.78
2006 54.15
2007 54.53
2008 54.91
2009 55.29
2010 55.68
2011 56.07
2012 56.46
2013 56.86
2014 57.26
2015 57.66
2016 58.06

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization