Syria Syria: 20,978 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Syria is a country in Western Asia.
Syria has a population of 22,26 million. Syria has a fertility rate von 3,00 births per women. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Syria in the year 2050 will rise to 36,71 million and in the year 2100 to 40,11 million. The life expectency in Syria is average in the international comparison at 74,4 years.

With an area of 185.180 sq. km Syria ranks 88th among all countries in the world. The population density of Syria is 120,2 people per sq. km (World rank 82). By 2050 the population density will rise to 198,2 people per sq. km. The border of Syria with its neighbor countries is 2.253 km in total length. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 193 km.

The gross domestic product in the year 2012 came to 73,67 billion US $ and ranks 68th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita is 2.058 US $ and ranks at the lower end in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 58,9 % of the GDP, therefore Syria ranks among the countries with a high debt level. Syria has an unemployment rate of 14,3 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1945
ISO country code SY
Internet Domain .sy
License plate SYR
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Syria

All datasets for Syria by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (153)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (252)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (18,740)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,191)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (609)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (33)
Internet users
Merchant marine