Syrian Arab Republic population 18,490,753 (live)

The population of Syrian Arab Republic is expected to grow by 14,000 in 2018 and reach 18,499,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 248,000 people yearly. On average there are 382,000 births and 92,086 deaths in Syrian Arab Republic per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.59 percent per year. The population density of Syrian Arab Republic has changed from 48.6 in 1980 to 100.4 in 2016.

Current population 18,490,753 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 26.1 years
Life expectancy 72.4 years
Population density 99.6 per km2
Population of Syrian Arab Republic from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 18,284,000 14,000 (0.1%) -248,000 26.1 2.82 100 10,765,000 (58.9%)
2017 18,270,000 -160,453 (-0.9%) -248,000 25.8 2.87 100 10,682,000 (58.5%)
2016 18,430,453 -304,534 (-1.7%) -248,000 25.5 2.92 100 10,700,905 (58.1%)
2015 18,734,987 -468,103 (-2.5%) -248,000 25.2 2.97 102 10,801,844 (57.7%)
2010 21,018,834 193,941 (0.9%) -831,579 24.7 3.21 114 11,702,656 (55.7%)
2005 18,294,611 487,973 (2.7%) 74,000 23.5 3.56 100 9,839,391 (53.8%)
2000 16,410,848 394,756 (2.4%) -75,982 22.7 4.04 89 8,524,943 (51.9%)
1995 14,345,492 395,795 (2.8%) -26,000 21.8 4.51 78 7,187,665 (50.1%)
1990 12,446,171 365,727 (2.9%) -14,000 21.0 5.31 68 6,090,036 (48.9%)
1985 10,648,632 355,583 (3.3%) -29,300 20.7 6.36 58 5,099,736 (47.9%)
1980 8,930,774 305,084 (3.4%) -17,400 20.7 7.09 49 4,171,386 (46.7%)
1975 7,535,714 252,537 (3.4%) -32,334 21.0 7.47 41 3,395,668 (45.1%)
1970 6,350,541 211,493 (3.3%) -16,300 21.4 7.57 35 2,752,642 (43.3%)
1965 5,373,137 172,801 (3.2%) -3,200 21.9 7.56 29 2,149,577 (40.0%)
1960 4,573,512 148,384 (3.1%) -3,200 22.5 7.47 25 1,683,373 (36.8%)

In 2017 the population of Syrian Arab Republic was 18,270,000 and the average age increased from 22.5 in 1960 to 25.8. Urban population has increased from 8,524,943 (51.9%) in 2000 to 10,765,000 (58.9%) in the current year. The population density of Syrian Arab Republic has changed from 48.6 in 1980 to 100.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 18,924,000 425,000 (2.3%) 556,000 26.7 2.73 103 11,298,000 (59.7%)
2025 23,411,000 923,000 (3.9%) 240,000 28.2 2.54 128 14,462,000 (61.8%)
2030 26,608,000 535,000 (2.0%) 46,000 29.7 2.37 145 16,986,000 (63.8%)
2035 28,885,000 412,000 (1.4%) -10,000 31.1 2.23 157 19,017,000 (65.8%)
2040 30,799,000 366,000 (1.2%) -10,000 32.5 2.12 168 20,878,000 (67.8%)
2045 32,525,000 328,000 (1.0%) -10,000 34.0 2.02 177 22,662,000 (69.7%)
2050 34,021,000 281,000 (0.8%) -10,000 35.4 1.93 185 24,325,000 (71.5%)

Total Syrian Arab Republic population should reach 18,924,000 by 2020 and should increase to 34,021,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 81.0 (79.0 years for male and 83.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 185.3 people per square kilometer.

Syrian Arab Republic demographics 2017

The demographics of Syrian Arab Republic constitutes of 9,057,000 women and 9,228,000 men, which means there are 1,019 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 47.8% of population (8,741,580) is 19 or younger, 47.7% of population (8,715,983) is between age 20 and 64 and 4.5% of population (826,437) is over 65.

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