Syria Population

1950 - 2018 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Syria Population reached 25.0 million people in Dec 2018, compared with the previously reported figure of 24.4 million people in Dec 2017. Syria population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 25.0 million people in Dec 2018 and a record low of 3.5 million people in Dec 1950. CEIC extends history for annual Population. The Central Bureau of Statistics provides year-end Population. Population prior to 1970 is a Mid-year estimate sourced from the US Census Bureau.

In the latest reports, Syria Unemployment Rate increased to 14.9 % in Dec 2011. Monthly Earnings of Syria stood at 503.6 USD in Dec 2010. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 42.6 % in Dec 2020.

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Syria Population

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
25.0 2018 24.4 2017 3.5 1950 25.0 2018 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2018

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Australia (Person mn) 25.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019
Belgium (Person mn) 11.5 2019 yearly 1953 - 2019
Bolivia (Person mn) 11.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.5 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Botswana (Person mn) 2.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brazil (Person mn) 211.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Brunei (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Bulgaria (Person mn) 7.0 2019 yearly 1900 - 2019
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Canada (Person mn) 38.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Chile (Person mn) 19.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
China (Person mn) 1,400.0 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019
Colombia (Person mn) 50.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Croatia (Person mn) 4.1 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 100.6 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
European Union (Person mn) 447.3 2019 yearly 1959 - 2019
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
France (Person mn) 67.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Germany (Person mn) 83.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ghana (Person mn) 31.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Greece (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.5 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2019 yearly 1732 - 2019
India (Person mn) 1,355.0 2021 yearly 1951 - 2021
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 83.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.7 2020 yearly 1899 - 2020
Jordan (Person mn) 10.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 18.6 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Kenya (Person mn) 47.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
South Korea (Person mn) 51.8 2020 yearly 1956 - 2020
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.8 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Kuwait (Person mn) 4.6 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 6.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Laos (Person mn) 7.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Latvia (Person mn) 1.9 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Luxembourg (Person mn) 0.6 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (Person mn) 0.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
North Macedonia (Person mn) 2.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Malawi (Person mn) 19.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Malaysia (Person mn) 32.5 2019 yearly 1947 - 2019
Malta (Person mn) 0.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mauritius (Person mn) 1.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Mexico (Person mn) 127.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Moldova (Person mn) 3.5 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.3 2019 yearly 1935 - 2019
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2019 yearly 1921 - 2019
Morocco (Person mn) 35.2 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Mozambique (Person mn) 28.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Myanmar (Person mn) 54.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nepal (Person mn) 29.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Netherlands (Person mn) 17.3 2018 yearly 1899 - 2018
New Zealand (Person mn) 5.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Nigeria (Person mn) 206.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Norway (Person mn) 5.4 2019 yearly 1845 - 2019
Oman (Person mn) 4.6 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Pakistan (Person mn) 211.2 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Palestinian Territory (Person mn) 5.2 2021 yearly 1950 - 2021
Panama (Person mn) 4.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Paraguay (Person mn) 7.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.3 2020 yearly 1946 - 2020
Portugal (Person mn) 10.3 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Qatar (Person mn) 2.8 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Romania (Person mn) 19.3 2019 yearly 1930 - 2019
Russia (Person mn) 146.2 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Saudi Arabia (Person mn) 34.2 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Serbia (Person mn) 6.9 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Singapore (Person mn) 5.7 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Slovakia (Person mn) 5.5 2019 yearly 1945 - 2019
Slovenia (Person mn) 2.1 2019 yearly 1920 - 2019
South Africa (Person mn) 59.6 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Spain (Person mn) 47.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Sri Lanka (Person mn) 21.9 2020 yearly 1948 - 2020
Sudan (Person mn) 37.3 2014 yearly 1970 - 2014
Sweden (Person mn) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.2 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 5,640.444 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Forecast: Government Expenditure (SYP bn) 799.504 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Forecast: Government Net Debt (SYP bn) 838.214 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Forecast: Government Revenue (SYP bn) 582.024 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
General Budget: Revenue (SYP mn) 634,425.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure (SYP mn) 695,384.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure: Current (SYP mn) 452,319.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Expenditure: Capital (SYP mn) 243,065.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Overall Balance incl Price Stabilization Fund (SYP mn) -60,957.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
General Budget: Financing (SYP mn) 60,957.000 2010 yearly 1998 - 2010
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 18.283 2010 yearly 1981 - 2010
Trade Balance (USD mn) -7,089.3 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Total Exports (USD mn) 134.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) 121.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1961 - Nov 2020
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 12,627.708 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 39,414.638 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 546.867 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 600.7 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1960 - Nov 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) 10.9 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1961 - Dec 2020
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 31,984.703 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 32,699.192 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 0.697 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1987 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 0.725 Aug 2020 monthly Oct 2015 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 0.050 Nov 2020 monthly Oct 2014 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 46.189 Dec 2020 monthly Jul 1990 - Dec 2020
Exports: Value (SYP mn) 1,047,661.847 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Re-Exports: Value (SYP mn) 24,867.921 2018 yearly 1983 - 2018
Imports: Value (SYP mn) 3,007,768.636 2018 yearly 1981 - 2018
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -8,653.0 2011 yearly 1977 - 2011
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -12.8 2011 yearly 1980 - 2011
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 804.2 2011 yearly 1970 - 2011
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1980 - 2011
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.707 2010 yearly 1980 - 2010
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 13,474.961 2010 yearly 2007 - 2010
BoP: Credit: CA: Income (USD mn) 373.849 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Income (USD mn) 2,215.712 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 23,692.413 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 2,905.789 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 1,624.118 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) -370.000 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) 18,165.743 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 804.163 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 315.280 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 3,448.666 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) -8,653.009 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Reserve Assets (USD mn) 7,128.320 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) 478.900 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 405.169 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 1,218.949 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment (USD mn) 804.163 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) -7,660.798 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 2,077.740 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CA: Income (USD mn) -1,841.863 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Debit: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 1,370.926 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -163.620 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -167.496 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -373.078 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 15,039.404 2011 yearly 2003 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Goods and Services: Goods (USD mn) 10,504.945 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
BoP: Credit: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 2,536.491 2011 yearly 1993 - 2011
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 14.6 2011 yearly 2004 - 2011
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 18,756.126 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 33,769.510 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
M2 Growth (%) -7.8 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1995 - Dec 2011
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 16,221.1 Jun 2011 monthly Dec 1950 - Jun 2011
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 54.200 Jun 2011 quarterly Dec 1950 - Jun 2011
Total Deposits (USD mn) 20,275.678 2011 yearly 1998 - 2011
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 29,083.7 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2001 - Dec 2011
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.0 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2002 - Dec 2011
Household Debt (USD mn) 8,543.6 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Total Loans (USD mn) 22,819.559 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Total Loans Growth (%) -3.07 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2007 - Dec 2011
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 20.75 2011 yearly 2006 - 2011
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (SYP mn) 1,881,637.107 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Monetary Survey: M2: Liabilities: Money Supply (M1) (SYP mn) 1,045,091.314 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 1994 - Dec 2011
Local Banks Deposits (SYP mn) 1,129,760.769 2011 yearly 1998 - 2011
Local Banks: Deposits: PR: Resident: Business Sector (SYP mn) 140,618.059 2011 yearly 2004 - 2011
Local Banks: Deposits: PR: Resident: Households (SYP mn) 655,476.217 2011 yearly 2004 - 2011
Local Banks: Credits (SYP mn) 1,271,505.830 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Local Banks: Credits: PR: Resident: Business Sector (SYP mn) 198,647.777 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011
Local Banks: Credits: PR: Resident: Households (SYP mn) 476,048.476 Dec 2011 monthly Dec 2006 - Dec 2011

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