Population of Syria

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Syria is 19,239,600 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Syria is projected at 18,275,702 or 18.276 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Syria is projected at 17,500,658 or 17.501 million people for the year 2020. Syria ranks number 66th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Syria is ranked 25th among 51 countries in Asia.

Syria's population will be increased year by year. The Syrian population is projected to reach 26.68 million in 2030 and increase further to 33.13 million in 2050 and 36.10 million by 2100. Syria accounts for 0.23 percent of the world population. However, its global share will increase by 0.24% in 2023 and is projected to increase by 0.33% by 2100.

Syria was at 82nd position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 60th in 2100.

According to the Census of India 2011, the population of India stood at 1,210,854,977. The percentage of decadal growth during 2001-2011 was 17.70%, 3.84% lower than the 1991-2001 period. The percentage of decadal growth during 2001-2011 has registered the sharpest decline since independence. The population of India had increased by 182.1 million during the decade 2001- 2011. The increased population during the decade 2001-2011 is approximately equal to the population of Pakistan, the sixth most populous country in the world.

The population of India, which at the turn of the twentieth century, was only around 238.4 million, increased by more than five times in a period of 110 years to reach 1210 million in 2011. The population of India has increased by 3.35 times since independence.

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  • Growth rate
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Syria population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202017,500,658430,5232.520.22
202118,275,702775,0444.430.23
202219,364,8091,089,1075.960.24
202320,638,2851,273,4766.580.26
202421,915,4801,277,1956.190.27
202523,061,9731,146,4935.230.28
202624,032,614970,6414.210.29
202724,851,115818,5013.410.30
202825,536,694685,5792.760.30
202926,133,767597,0732.340.31
203026,676,565542,7982.080.31
203127,160,350483,7851.810.32
203227,572,028411,6781.520.32
203327,930,400358,3721.300.32
203428,259,952329,5521.180.32
203528,579,588319,6361.130.32
203628,897,510317,9221.110.32
203729,213,946316,4361.100.32
203829,529,915315,9691.080.33
203929,843,462313,5471.060.33
204030,153,281309,8191.040.33
204130,461,839308,5581.020.33
204230,771,858310,0191.020.33
204331,082,035310,1771.010.33
204431,389,906307,8710.990.33
204531,693,482303,5760.970.33
204631,992,470298,9880.940.34
204732,286,942294,4720.920.34
204832,575,588288,6460.890.34
204932,856,827281,2390.860.34
205033,129,321272,4940.830.34
205133,392,357263,0360.790.34
205233,645,419253,0620.760.34
205333,887,670242,2510.720.34
205434,118,288230,6180.680.34
205534,336,627218,3390.640.34
205634,542,282205,6550.600.35
205734,735,043192,7610.560.35
205834,914,725179,6820.520.35
205935,081,228166,5030.480.35
206035,234,588153,3600.440.35
206135,374,859140,2710.400.35
206235,502,328127,4690.360.35
206335,617,627115,2990.320.35
206435,721,616103,9890.290.35
206535,815,09693,4800.260.35
206635,898,55683,4600.230.35
206735,972,50773,9510.210.35
206836,037,84165,3340.180.35
206936,095,58457,7430.160.35
207036,146,65051,0660.140.35
207136,191,65445,0040.120.35
207236,231,13339,4790.110.34
207336,265,84534,7120.100.34
207436,296,55530,7100.080.34
207536,323,92427,3690.080.34
207636,348,39224,4680.070.34
207736,370,31121,9190.060.34
207836,390,10419,7930.050.34
207936,408,11918,0150.050.34
208036,424,61016,4910.050.34
208136,439,73115,1210.040.34
208236,453,50013,7690.040.34
208336,465,83212,3320.030.34
208436,476,58410,7520.030.34
208536,485,5068,9220.020.34
208636,492,5056,9990.020.34
208736,497,2674,7620.010.34
208836,499,1671,9000.010.34
208936,497,422-1,7450.000.34
209036,491,334-6,088-0.020.34
209136,480,386-10,948-0.030.34
209236,464,244-16,142-0.040.34
209336,442,621-21,623-0.060.34
209436,415,247-27,374-0.080.34
209536,381,796-33,451-0.090.34
209636,341,788-40,008-0.110.33
209736,294,678-47,110-0.130.33
209836,239,767-54,911-0.150.33
209936,176,240-63,527-0.180.33
210036,103,167-73,073-0.200.33

Syria population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19503,413,331--0.13
19513,498,52685,1952.500.14
19523,591,00692,4802.640.14
19533,690,73599,7292.780.14
19543,797,624106,8892.900.14
19553,911,501113,8773.000.14
19564,032,069120,5683.080.14
19574,158,976126,9073.150.14
19584,291,803132,8273.190.15
19594,430,101138,2983.220.15
19604,573,512143,4113.240.15
19614,721,896148,3843.240.15
19624,875,422153,5263.250.15
19635,034,646159,2243.270.16
19645,200,336165,6903.290.16
19655,373,137172,8013.320.16
19665,553,246180,1093.350.16
19675,740,710187,4643.380.17
19685,935,860195,1503.400.17
19696,139,048203,1883.420.17
19706,350,541211,4933.450.17
19716,570,857220,3163.470.17
19726,800,141229,2843.490.18
19737,037,851237,7103.500.18
19747,283,177245,3263.490.18
19757,535,714252,5373.470.18
19767,794,662258,9483.440.19
19778,060,649265,9873.410.19
19788,336,418275,7693.420.19
19798,625,690289,2723.470.20
19808,930,774305,0843.540.20
19819,252,851322,0773.610.20
19829,590,227337,3763.650.21
19839,938,847348,6203.640.21
198410,293,049354,2023.560.22
198510,648,632355,5833.450.22
198611,004,272355,6403.340.22
198711,360,852356,5803.240.22
198811,719,071358,2193.150.23
198912,080,444361,3733.080.23
199012,446,171365,7273.030.23
199112,815,401369,2302.970.24
199213,187,663372,2622.900.24
199313,565,072377,4092.860.24
199413,950,476385,4042.840.25
199514,345,492395,0162.830.25
199614,754,142408,6502.850.25
199715,175,316421,1742.850.26
199815,599,591424,2752.800.26
199916,013,985414,3942.660.26
200016,410,848396,8632.480.27
200116,766,561355,7132.170.27
200217,084,632318,0711.900.27
200317,415,214330,5821.930.27
200417,827,825412,6112.370.28
200518,361,176533,3512.990.28
200619,059,258698,0823.800.29
200719,878,254818,9964.300.30
200820,664,038785,7843.950.30
200921,205,873541,8352.620.31
201021,362,529156,6560.740.31
201121,081,815-280,714-1.310.30
201220,438,856-642,959-3.050.29
201319,578,461-860,395-4.210.27
201418,710,711-867,750-4.430.26
201517,997,408-713,303-3.810.24
201617,465,575-531,833-2.960.23
201717,095,678-369,897-2.120.23
201816,945,057-150,621-0.880.22
201917,070,135125,0780.740.22