Homs, 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 Homs, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Homs in 2020 is 1,336,000, a 1.67% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Homs in 2019 was 1,314,000, a 1.47% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Homs in 2018 was 1,295,000, a 1.41% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Homs in 2017 was 1,277,000, a 1.43% 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
Homs - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,336,000 1.67%
2019 1,314,000 1.47%
2018 1,295,000 1.41%
2017 1,277,000 1.43%
2016 1,259,000 1.45%
2015 1,241,000 1.39%
2014 1,224,000 -2.24%
2013 1,252,000 -2.26%
2012 1,281,000 -2.21%
2011 1,310,000 -2.31%
2010 1,341,000 4.60%
2009 1,282,000 4.57%
2008 1,226,000 4.61%
2007 1,172,000 4.55%
2006 1,121,000 4.67%
2005 1,071,000 4.49%
2004 1,025,000 4.59%
2003 980,000 4.59%
2002 937,000 4.69%
2001 895,000 4.56%
2000 856,000 4.52%
1999 819,000 4.60%
1998 783,000 4.68%
1997 748,000 4.47%
1996 716,000 4.68%
1995 684,000 4.43%
1994 655,000 3.80%
1993 631,000 3.78%
1992 608,000 3.75%
1991 586,000 3.72%
1990 565,000 3.67%
1989 545,000 3.81%
1988 525,000 3.75%
1987 506,000 3.90%
1986 487,000 3.62%
1985 470,000 3.75%
1984 453,000 3.90%
1983 436,000 3.81%
1982 420,000 3.70%
1981 405,000 4.65%
1980 387,000 4.31%
1979 371,000 4.51%
1978 355,000 4.41%
1977 340,000 4.29%
1976 326,000 4.49%
1975 312,000 4.70%
1974 298,000 4.20%
1973 286,000 4.38%
1972 274,000 4.58%
1971 262,000 4.38%
1970 251,000 4.58%
1969 240,000 4.80%
1968 229,000 4.57%
1967 219,000 4.78%
1966 209,000 4.50%
1965 200,000 4.71%
1964 191,000 4.95%
1963 182,000 4.60%
1962 174,000 4.82%
1961 166,000 4.40%
1960 159,000 4.61%
1959 152,000 4.11%
1958 146,000 5.04%
1957 139,000 4.51%
1956 133,000 3.91%
1955 128,000 4.92%
1954 122,000 4.27%
1953 117,000 4.46%
1952 112,000 4.67%
1951 107,000 4.90%
1950 102,000 0.00%