Hamah, Syria 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 Hamah, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Hamah in 2020 is 922,000, a 1.65% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Hamah in 2019 was 907,000, a 1.45% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Hamah in 2018 was 894,000, a 1.48% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Hamah in 2017 was 881,000, a 1.38% 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
Hamah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 922,000 1.65%
2019 907,000 1.45%
2018 894,000 1.48%
2017 881,000 1.38%
2016 869,000 1.52%
2015 856,000 1.42%
2014 844,000 -2.31%
2013 864,000 -2.26%
2012 884,000 -2.21%
2011 904,000 -2.27%
2010 925,000 6.44%
2009 869,000 6.50%
2008 816,000 6.39%
2007 767,000 6.53%
2006 720,000 6.51%
2005 676,000 6.46%
2004 635,000 6.37%
2003 597,000 6.61%
2002 560,000 6.46%
2001 526,000 6.26%
2000 495,000 6.68%
1999 464,000 6.42%
1998 436,000 6.34%
1997 410,000 6.49%
1996 385,000 6.65%
1995 361,000 5.56%
1994 342,000 2.70%
1993 333,000 2.46%
1992 325,000 2.52%
1991 317,000 2.59%
1990 309,000 2.32%
1989 302,000 2.72%
1988 294,000 2.44%
1987 287,000 2.50%
1986 280,000 2.56%
1985 273,000 2.63%
1984 266,000 2.31%
1983 260,000 2.77%
1982 253,000 2.43%
1981 247,000 2.49%
1980 241,000 2.12%
1979 236,000 2.61%
1978 230,000 2.22%
1977 225,000 2.27%
1976 220,000 2.33%
1975 215,000 2.38%
1974 210,000 2.44%
1973 205,000 1.99%
1972 201,000 2.55%
1971 196,000 2.08%
1970 192,000 2.67%
1969 187,000 2.19%
1968 183,000 1.67%
1967 180,000 2.27%
1966 176,000 2.33%
1965 172,000 2.38%
1964 168,000 1.82%
1963 165,000 2.48%
1962 161,000 1.90%
1961 158,000 3.27%
1960 153,000 5.52%
1959 145,000 5.07%
1958 138,000 5.34%
1957 131,000 5.65%
1956 124,000 5.98%
1955 117,000 5.41%
1954 111,000 5.71%
1953 105,000 5.00%
1952 100,000 5.26%
1951 95,000 5.56%
1950 90,000 0.00%