Syrian Arab Republic Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2019 was 7,712,116, a 0.48% decline from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2018 was 7,749,502, a 2.36% decline from 2017.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2017 was 7,936,621, a 3.59% decline from 2016.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2016 was 8,232,147, a 4.37% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Syrian Arab Republic Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 7,712,116 45.18 -0.48%
2018 7,749,502 45.84 -2.39%
2017 7,936,621 46.50 -3.66%
2016 8,232,147 47.17 -4.47%
2015 8,608,520 47.83 -5.30%
2014 9,077,101 48.50 -2.39%
2013 9,296,851 47.47 -2.10%
2012 9,494,538 46.45 -0.85%
2011 9,575,883 45.42 0.95%
2010 9,484,963 44.40 -0.08%
2009 9,492,385 44.76 1.78%
2008 9,324,647 45.13 3.07%
2007 9,042,419 45.49 3.41%
2006 8,739,432 45.85 2.94%
2005 8,486,168 46.22 2.16%
2004 8,304,736 46.58 1.55%
2003 8,176,617 46.95 1.14%
2002 8,084,106 47.32 1.10%
2001 7,995,302 47.69 1.38%
2000 7,885,905 48.05 1.68%
1999 7,754,292 48.42 1.86%
1998 7,611,040 48.79 2.00%
1997 7,460,034 49.16 2.07%
1996 7,307,284 49.53 2.07%
1995 7,157,827 49.90 2.11%
1994 7,008,161 50.24 2.39%
1993 6,842,901 50.45 2.41%
1992 6,679,947 50.65 2.45%
1991 6,518,041 50.86 2.52%
1990 6,356,135 51.07 2.58%
1989 6,194,489 51.28 2.63%
1988 6,033,564 51.49 2.70%
1987 5,872,765 51.69 2.79%
1986 5,711,327 51.90 2.89%
1985 5,548,896 52.11 3.00%
1984 5,384,912 52.32 3.11%
1983 5,220,280 52.52 3.18%
1982 5,057,119 52.73 3.15%
1981 4,900,495 52.96 2.92%
1980 4,759,388 53.29 2.86%
1979 4,625,354 53.62 2.80%
1978 4,497,664 53.95 2.75%
1977 4,375,481 54.28 2.75%
1976 4,256,665 54.61 2.78%
1975 4,140,046 54.94 2.81%
1974 4,025,193 55.27 2.83%
1973 3,912,693 55.60 2.85%
1972 3,802,775 55.92 2.85%
1971 3,696,041 56.25 2.69%
1970 3,597,899 56.66 2.20%
1969 3,519,455 57.33 2.20%
1968 3,442,739 58.00 2.20%
1967 3,367,960 58.67 2.19%
1966 3,294,907 59.33 2.19%
1965 3,223,560 59.99 2.18%
1964 3,154,056 60.65 2.16%
1963 3,086,540 61.31 2.16%
1962 3,020,616 61.96 2.16%
1961 2,955,954 62.60 2.25%
1960 2,890,139 63.19 %