Homs, Syria Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Homs, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Homs in 2019 is 1,314,000, a 1.47% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Homs in 2018 was 1,295,000, a 1.41% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Homs in 2017 was 1,277,000, a 1.43% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Homs in 2016 was 1,259,000, a 1.45% 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
Homs - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%