Lattakia, 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 Lattakia, Syria metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lattakia in 2020 is 656,000, a 1.71% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lattakia in 2019 was 645,000, a 1.42% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Lattakia in 2018 was 636,000, a 1.44% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Lattakia in 2017 was 627,000, a 1.46% 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
Lattakia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 656,000 1.71%
2019 645,000 1.42%
2018 636,000 1.44%
2017 627,000 1.46%
2016 618,000 1.48%
2015 609,000 1.33%
2014 601,000 -2.28%
2013 615,000 -2.23%
2012 629,000 -2.18%
2011 643,000 -2.28%
2010 658,000 3.95%
2009 633,000 3.94%
2008 609,000 3.92%
2007 586,000 3.90%
2006 564,000 3.87%
2005 543,000 4.02%
2004 522,000 3.78%
2003 503,000 3.93%
2002 484,000 4.09%
2001 465,000 3.79%
2000 448,000 3.94%
1999 431,000 4.11%
1998 414,000 3.76%
1997 399,000 3.91%
1996 384,000 4.07%
1995 369,000 3.94%
1994 355,000 3.20%
1993 344,000 3.61%
1992 332,000 3.11%
1991 322,000 3.54%
1990 311,000 3.32%
1989 301,000 3.44%
1988 291,000 3.56%
1987 281,000 3.31%
1986 272,000 3.42%
1985 263,000 3.54%
1984 254,000 3.25%
1983 246,000 3.36%
1982 238,000 3.48%
1981 230,000 4.07%
1980 221,000 4.25%
1979 212,000 4.43%
1978 203,000 4.10%
1977 195,000 4.28%
1976 187,000 3.89%
1975 180,000 4.05%
1974 173,000 4.22%
1973 166,000 4.40%
1972 159,000 3.92%
1971 153,000 4.79%
1970 146,000 6.57%
1969 137,000 6.20%
1968 129,000 6.61%
1967 121,000 6.14%
1966 114,000 6.54%
1965 107,000 5.94%
1964 101,000 6.32%
1963 95,000 6.74%
1962 89,000 5.95%
1961 84,000 6.33%
1960 79,000 5.33%
1959 75,000 5.63%
1958 71,000 4.41%
1957 68,000 6.25%
1956 64,000 4.92%
1955 61,000 5.17%
1954 58,000 5.45%
1953 55,000 5.77%
1952 52,000 6.12%
1951 49,000 4.26%
1950 47,000 0.00%