Syrian Arab Republic Urban Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 9,708,489, a 3.75% increase from 2019.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2019 was 9,358,017, a 1.96% increase from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2018 was 9,177,784, a 0.35% increase from 2017.
  • Syrian Arab Republic urban population for 2017 was 9,146,183, a 0.89% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Syrian Arab Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 9,708,489 55.48 3.68%
2019 9,358,017 54.82 1.94%
2018 9,177,784 54.16 0.34%
2017 9,146,183 53.50 -0.89%
2016 9,227,932 52.84 -1.73%
2015 9,388,889 52.17 -2.60%
2014 9,636,016 51.50 -6.51%
2013 10,284,372 52.53 -6.24%
2012 10,946,032 53.56 -4.99%
2011 11,506,454 54.58 -3.17%
2010 11,877,573 55.60 1.39%
2009 11,713,488 55.24 3.25%
2008 11,339,390 54.88 4.54%
2007 10,835,837 54.51 4.88%
2006 10,319,825 54.15 4.41%
2005 9,875,009 53.78 3.63%
2004 9,523,090 53.42 3.03%
2003 9,238,597 53.05 2.61%
2002 9,000,524 52.68 2.58%
2001 8,771,256 52.31 2.85%
2000 8,524,943 51.95 3.16%
1999 8,259,697 51.58 3.34%
1998 7,988,549 51.21 3.48%
1997 7,715,278 50.84 3.54%
1996 7,446,861 50.47 3.54%
1995 7,187,665 50.10 3.47%
1994 6,942,320 49.76 3.22%
1993 6,722,172 49.56 3.24%
1992 6,507,719 49.35 3.29%
1991 6,297,359 49.14 3.35%
1990 6,090,034 48.93 3.41%
1989 5,885,952 48.72 3.46%
1988 5,685,504 48.52 3.53%
1987 5,488,085 48.31 3.62%
1986 5,292,945 48.10 3.72%
1985 5,099,737 47.89 3.83%
1984 4,908,137 47.68 3.94%
1983 4,718,569 47.48 4.01%
1982 4,533,108 47.27 4.07%
1981 4,352,357 47.04 4.25%
1980 4,171,387 46.71 4.19%
1979 4,000,338 46.38 4.12%
1978 3,838,755 46.05 4.08%
1977 3,685,169 45.72 4.08%
1976 3,537,995 45.39 4.11%
1975 3,395,669 45.06 4.14%
1974 3,257,985 44.73 4.16%
1973 3,125,162 44.41 4.18%
1972 2,997,369 44.08 4.17%
1971 2,874,817 43.75 4.34%
1970 2,752,643 43.35 4.95%
1969 2,619,596 42.67 4.95%
1968 2,493,116 42.00 4.95%
1967 2,372,747 41.33 4.94%
1966 2,258,339 40.67 4.94%
1965 2,149,577 40.01 4.92%
1964 2,046,282 39.35 4.92%
1963 1,948,103 38.69 4.91%
1962 1,854,808 38.04 4.91%
1961 1,765,941 37.40 4.79%
1960 1,683,373 36.81 %