The total population in Syria was estimated at 16.7 million people in 2019, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics.

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Syria had a population of 4.6 million people. This page provides - Syria Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Syria Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Population in Syria is expected to reach 16.59 Million by the end of 2020, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Syria Population is projected to trend around 16.43 Million in 2021 and 16.27 Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Syria Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.73 16.91 21.36 4.57 1960 - 2019 Million Yearly

Syria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.40 8.30 11.60 6.80 percent [+]
Population 16.73 16.91 21.36 4.57 Million [+]

Syria Population
The population of Syria represents 0.30 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 335 people on the planet is a resident of Syria.