Syrian Arab Republic Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2019 was 9,358,019, a 2.2% increase from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2018 was 9,156,781, a 0.28% increase from 2017.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2017 was 9,131,381, a 0.98% decline from 2016.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2016 was 9,221,786, a 1.78% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Syrian Arab Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 9,358,019 54.82 2.17%
2018 9,156,781 54.16 0.28%
2017 9,131,381 53.50 -0.99%
2016 9,221,786 52.84 -1.80%
2015 9,388,888 52.17 -2.62%
2014 9,638,571 51.50 -6.51%
2013 10,287,423 52.53 -6.22%
2012 10,948,003 53.56 -4.98%
2011 11,507,083 54.58 -3.17%
2010 11,877,566 55.60 1.39%
2009 11,713,488 55.24 3.25%
2008 11,339,391 54.88 4.54%
2007 10,835,835 54.51 4.88%
2006 10,319,826 54.15 4.41%
2005 9,875,008 53.78 3.63%
2004 9,523,089 53.42 3.03%
2003 9,238,597 53.05 2.61%
2002 9,000,526 52.68 2.58%
2001 8,771,259 52.31 2.85%
2000 8,524,943 51.95 3.16%
1999 8,259,693 51.58 3.34%
1998 7,988,551 51.21 3.48%
1997 7,715,282 50.84 3.54%
1996 7,446,858 50.47 3.54%
1995 7,187,665 50.10 3.47%
1994 6,942,315 49.76 3.22%
1993 6,722,171 49.56 3.24%
1992 6,507,716 49.35 3.29%
1991 6,297,360 49.14 3.35%
1990 6,090,036 48.93 3.41%
1989 5,885,955 48.72 3.46%
1988 5,685,507 48.52 3.53%
1987 5,488,087 48.31 3.62%
1986 5,292,945 48.10 3.72%
1985 5,099,736 47.89 3.83%
1984 4,908,137 47.68 3.94%
1983 4,718,567 47.48 4.01%
1982 4,533,108 47.27 4.07%
1981 4,352,356 47.04 4.25%
1980 4,171,386 46.71 4.19%
1979 4,000,336 46.38 4.12%
1978 3,838,754 46.05 4.08%
1977 3,685,168 45.72 4.08%
1976 3,537,997 45.39 4.11%
1975 3,395,668 45.06 4.14%
1974 3,257,984 44.73 4.16%
1973 3,125,158 44.41 4.18%
1972 2,997,366 44.08 4.17%
1971 2,874,816 43.75 4.34%
1970 2,752,642 43.35 4.95%
1969 2,619,593 42.67 4.95%
1968 2,493,121 42.00 4.95%
1967 2,372,750 41.33 4.94%
1966 2,258,339 40.67 4.94%
1965 2,149,577 40.01 4.92%
1964 2,046,280 39.35 4.92%
1963 1,948,106 38.69 4.91%
1962 1,854,806 38.04 4.91%
1961 1,765,942 37.40 4.79%
1960 1,683,373 36.81 %