Tartus, Syria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tartus, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tartus in 2020 is 424,000, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tartus in 2019 was 417,000, a 1.46% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tartus in 2018 was 411,000, a 1.48% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tartus in 2017 was 405,000, a 1.25% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Syria
City Name Population
Damascus 2,392,000
Aleppo 1,917,000
Homs 1,336,000
Hamah 922,000
Lattakia 656,000
Al-Raqqa 522,000
Tartus 424,000
Al-Hasakah 391,000
Deir ez-Zor 323,000
Tartus - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 424,000 1.68%
2019 417,000 1.46%
2018 411,000 1.48%
2017 405,000 1.25%
2016 400,000 1.52%
2015 394,000 1.29%
2014 389,000 -2.26%
2013 398,000 -2.21%
2012 407,000 -2.16%
2011 416,000 -2.35%
2010 426,000 7.58%
2009 396,000 7.32%
2008 369,000 7.58%
2007 343,000 7.19%
2006 320,000 7.74%
2005 297,000 7.22%
2004 277,000 7.36%
2003 258,000 7.50%
2002 240,000 7.62%
2001 223,000 7.21%
2000 208,000 7.77%
1999 193,000 7.22%
1998 180,000 7.14%
1997 168,000 7.69%
1996 156,000 7.59%
1995 145,000 7.41%
1994 135,000 8.00%
1993 125,000 6.84%
1992 117,000 8.33%
1991 108,000 6.93%
1990 101,000 8.60%
1989 93,000 6.90%
1988 87,000 7.41%
1987 81,000 8.00%
1986 75,000 7.14%
1985 70,000 7.69%
1984 65,000 8.33%
1983 60,000 7.14%
1982 56,000 7.69%
1981 52,000 6.12%
1980 49,000 4.26%
1979 47,000 4.44%
1978 45,000 7.14%
1977 42,000 5.00%
1976 40,000 5.26%
1975 38,000 5.56%
1974 36,000 5.88%
1973 34,000 3.03%
1972 33,000 6.45%
1971 31,000 6.90%
1970 29,000 7.41%
1969 27,000 3.85%
1968 26,000 8.33%
1967 24,000 4.35%
1966 23,000 9.52%
1965 21,000 5.00%
1964 20,000 11.11%
1963 18,000 5.88%
1962 17,000 6.25%
1961 16,000 6.67%
1960 15,000 7.14%
1959 14,000 7.69%
1958 13,000 8.33%
1957 12,000 0.00%
1956 12,000 9.09%
1955 11,000 10.00%
1954 10,000 0.00%
1953 10,000 11.11%
1952 9,000 12.50%
1951 8,000 0.00%
1950 8,000 0.00%