Syria Population 2023

Population Syria 2023 is 17 070 041 people. Syria ranks 70 in terms of population in the world - 0.22% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Syria is Damascus, the official currency is the Syrian Pound (SYP). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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  2. Life expectancy
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Population of Syria

17 070 041 people Flag of  Syria Flag of Syria Data in January 2023

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Syria

Population rank Syria 17 070 041 people
Male population 50.6%
Female population 49.4%
Life expectancy Syria
Life expectancy Male 72.3
Life expectancy Female 77.2
Median age Syria 20.2 age
<15 years 35.2%
15 - 65 years 61%
>65 years 3.8%
Total area
Total area Syria 185180 km2 (#88 in world)
Population density 92.18 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Syria was carried out in 2023.

⚡ What place does Syria occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Syria takes 70st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Syria?

The capital of Syria is the city of Damascus with a population of 1 580 909 people.