Population of Syria (2021)

Syria population

18,642,500

Births this year: 1,786,671 Births today 750
Deaths this year 329,340 Deaths today 138

Syria Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Muslim (official) 87% 14,951,098 people
Christian (includes Orthodox, Uniate, and Nestorian) 10% 1,718,517 people
Druze 3% 515,555 people

Syria Population by Ethnic groups

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Arab 90.3% 15,518,209 people
Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7% 1,666,961 people

Syria population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 20,993,588 10,527,052 10,466,536 100 100 100 100.6
00-04 2,152,263 1,101,612 1,050,651 10.3 10.5 10 104.9
05-09 2,302,400 1,180,288 1,122,112 11 11.2 10.7 105.2
10-14 2,372,171 1,213,477 1,158,694 11.3 11.5 11.1 104.7
15-19 2,339,134 1,193,604 1,145,530 11.1 11.3 10.9 104.2
20-24 2,149,103 1,099,071 1,050,032 10.2 10.4 10 104.7
25-29 1,642,730 843,763 798,967 7.8 8 7.6 105.6
30-34 1,485,458 750,384 735,074 7.1 7.1 7 102.1
35-39 1,411,464 692,865 718,599 6.7 6.6 6.9 96.4
40-44 1,188,221 577,043 611,178 5.7 5.5 5.8 94.4
45-49 944,751 457,871 486,880 4.5 4.3 4.7 94
50-54 802,831 387,784 415,047 3.8 3.7 4 93.4
55-59 697,325 335,921 361,404 3.3 3.2 3.5 92.9
60-64 542,254 260,585 281,669 2.6 2.5 2.7 92.5
65-69 411,068 194,304 216,764 2 1.8 2.1 89.6
70-74 243,550 115,480 128,070 1.2 1.1 1.2 90.2
75-79 163,843 69,594 94,249 0.8 0.7 0.9 73.8
80-84 91,591 35,741 55,850 0.4 0.3 0.5 64
85-89 41,634 14,232 27,402 0.2 0.1 0.3 51.9
90-94 10,179 3,061 7,118 0 0 0.1 43
95-99 1,461 349 1,112 0 0 0 31.4
100+ 157 23 134 0 0 0 17.2

Syria Age structure and Population pyramid

Syria Age structure and Population pyramid

Syria Sex ratio

Syria Sex ratio

Syria Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Syria

Syria Population (1950 - 2021)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2020 20,993,588 3.92 792,009 100.58 114.33
2019 20,201,579 3.69 719,178 101.01 110.01
2018 19,482,401 3.04 575,494 101.47 106.10
2017 18,906,907 1.85 343,312 101.93 102.96
2016 18,563,595 0.33 61,182 102.30 101.09
2015 18,502,413 -1.44 -270,068 102.52 100.76
2014 18,772,481 -2.85 -550,112 102.56 102.23
2013 19,322,593 -3.28 -656,163 102.44 105.23
2012 19,978,756 -2.55 -522,411 102.27 108.80
2011 20,501,167 -1.06 -219,435 102.20 111.64
2010 20,720,602 0.75 153,731 102.31 112.84
2005 18,132,842 10.88 1,778,792 104.75 98.75
2000 16,354,050 14.11 2,022,088 103.13 89.06
1995 14,331,962 15.10 1,880,423 103.27 78.05
1990 12,451,539 16.73 1,784,294 103.29 67.81
1985 10,667,245 19.11 1,711,089 103.25 58.09
1980 8,956,156 18.41 1,392,156 103.24 48.77
1975 7,564,000 18.58 1,185,198 103.80 41.19
1970 6,378,802 18.16 980,469 104.20 34.74
1965 5,398,333 17.54 805,556 104.83 29.40
1960 4,592,777 17.11 670,913 105.69 25.01
1955 3,921,864 14.90 508,535 106.84 21.36
1950 3,413,329 108.61 18.59
Chart population Syria Population (1950 - 2021)