Tartus, Syria Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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%