Aleppo, Syria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Aleppo, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Aleppo in 2019 is 1,834,000, a 4.56% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Aleppo in 2018 was 1,754,000, a 4.72% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Aleppo in 2017 was 1,675,000, a 4.69% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Aleppo in 2016 was 1,600,000, a 63.43% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Syria
City Name Population
Damascus 2,354,000
Aleppo 1,834,000
Homs 1,314,000
Hamah 907,000
Lattakia 645,000
Al-Raqqa 513,000
Tartus 417,000
Al-Hasakah 385,000
Deir ez-Zor 318,000
Aleppo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,834,000 4.56%
2018 1,754,000 4.72%
2017 1,675,000 4.69%
2016 1,600,000 63.43%
2015 979,000 63.17%
2014 600,000 -33.55%
2013 903,000 -33.51%
2012 1,358,000 -33.59%
2011 2,045,000 -33.56%
2010 3,078,000 3.39%
2009 2,977,000 3.37%
2008 2,880,000 3.41%
2007 2,785,000 3.42%
2006 2,693,000 3.38%
2005 2,605,000 3.41%
2004 2,519,000 3.41%
2003 2,436,000 3.40%
2002 2,356,000 3.38%
2001 2,279,000 3.40%
2000 2,204,000 3.43%
1999 2,131,000 3.40%
1998 2,061,000 3.41%
1997 1,993,000 3.37%
1996 1,928,000 3.43%
1995 1,864,000 3.44%
1994 1,802,000 3.80%
1993 1,736,000 3.77%
1992 1,673,000 3.78%
1991 1,612,000 3.73%
1990 1,554,000 3.81%
1989 1,497,000 3.74%
1988 1,443,000 3.74%
1987 1,391,000 3.81%
1986 1,340,000 3.72%
1985 1,292,000 3.78%
1984 1,245,000 3.84%
1983 1,199,000 3.72%
1982 1,156,000 3.86%
1981 1,113,000 4.02%
1980 1,070,000 3.98%
1979 1,029,000 4.04%
1978 989,000 4.00%
1977 951,000 4.05%
1976 914,000 3.98%
1975 879,000 4.02%
1974 845,000 4.06%
1973 812,000 3.97%
1972 781,000 4.13%
1971 750,000 4.02%
1970 721,000 4.19%
1969 692,000 4.06%
1968 665,000 4.23%
1967 638,000 4.08%
1966 613,000 4.25%
1965 588,000 4.07%
1964 565,000 4.24%
1963 542,000 4.03%
1962 521,000 4.20%
1961 500,000 3.73%
1960 482,000 2.55%
1959 470,000 2.40%
1958 459,000 2.46%
1957 448,000 2.52%
1956 437,000 2.34%
1955 427,000 2.64%
1954 416,000 2.21%
1953 407,000 2.52%
1952 397,000 2.58%
1951 387,000 2.38%
1950 378,000 0.00%