Deir ez-Zor, 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 Deir ez-Zor, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Deir ez-Zor in 2020 is 323,000, a 1.57% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Deir ez-Zor in 2019 was 318,000, a 1.27% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Deir ez-Zor in 2018 was 314,000, a 1.62% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Deir ez-Zor in 2017 was 309,000, a 1.31% 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
Deir ez-Zor - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 323,000 1.57%
2019 318,000 1.27%
2018 314,000 1.62%
2017 309,000 1.31%
2016 305,000 1.33%
2015 301,000 1.69%
2014 296,000 -2.31%
2013 303,000 -2.26%
2012 310,000 -2.21%
2011 317,000 -2.46%
2010 325,000 5.52%
2009 308,000 5.48%
2008 292,000 5.42%
2007 277,000 5.32%
2006 263,000 5.62%
2005 249,000 5.51%
2004 236,000 5.36%
2003 224,000 5.16%
2002 213,000 5.45%
2001 202,000 5.76%
2000 191,000 5.52%
1999 181,000 5.23%
1998 172,000 5.52%
1997 163,000 5.16%
1996 155,000 5.44%
1995 147,000 5.00%
1994 140,000 3.70%
1993 135,000 3.05%
1992 131,000 3.15%
1991 127,000 3.25%
1990 123,000 3.36%
1989 119,000 3.48%
1988 115,000 3.60%
1987 111,000 2.78%
1986 108,000 3.85%
1985 104,000 2.97%
1984 101,000 3.06%
1983 98,000 3.16%
1982 95,000 3.26%
1981 92,000 3.37%
1980 89,000 3.49%
1979 86,000 2.38%
1978 84,000 3.70%
1977 81,000 2.53%
1976 79,000 3.95%
1975 76,000 2.70%
1974 74,000 2.78%
1973 72,000 2.86%
1972 70,000 2.94%
1971 68,000 3.03%
1970 66,000 4.76%
1969 63,000 5.00%
1968 60,000 5.26%
1967 57,000 3.64%
1966 55,000 5.77%
1965 52,000 4.00%
1964 50,000 4.17%
1963 48,000 4.35%
1962 46,000 4.55%
1961 44,000 4.76%
1960 42,000 5.00%
1959 40,000 5.26%
1958 38,000 5.56%
1957 36,000 2.86%
1956 35,000 6.06%
1955 33,000 3.13%
1954 32,000 6.67%
1953 30,000 3.45%
1952 29,000 3.57%
1951 28,000 7.69%
1950 26,000 0.00%