Syrian Arab Republic Rural Population 1960-2022

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2021 was 8,018,648, a 2.91% increase from 2020.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2020 was 7,792,168, a 1.04% increase from 2019.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2019 was 7,712,115, a 0.71% decline from 2018.
  • Syrian Arab Republic rural population for 2018 was 7,767,278, a 2.29% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Syrian Arab Republic Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,018,648 43.88 2.87%
2020 7,792,168 44.53 1.03%
2019 7,712,115 45.18 -0.71%
2018 7,767,278 45.84 -2.32%
2017 7,949,486 46.50 -3.56%
2016 8,237,635 47.17 -4.40%
2015 8,608,522 47.83 -5.27%
2014 9,074,695 48.50 -2.39%
2013 9,294,094 47.47 -2.12%
2012 9,492,829 46.45 -0.87%
2011 9,575,360 45.42 0.95%
2010 9,484,968 44.40 -0.08%
2009 9,492,385 44.76 1.78%
2008 9,324,647 45.13 3.07%
2007 9,042,420 45.49 3.41%
2006 8,739,432 45.85 2.94%
2005 8,486,169 46.22 2.16%
2004 8,304,737 46.58 1.55%
2003 8,176,617 46.95 1.14%
2002 8,084,104 47.32 1.10%
2001 7,995,299 47.69 1.38%
2000 7,885,904 48.05 1.68%
1999 7,754,295 48.42 1.86%
1998 7,611,039 48.79 2.00%
1997 7,460,030 49.16 2.07%
1996 7,307,287 49.53 2.07%
1995 7,157,826 49.90 2.11%
1994 7,008,166 50.24 2.39%
1993 6,842,902 50.45 2.41%
1992 6,679,950 50.65 2.45%
1991 6,518,041 50.86 2.52%
1990 6,356,134 51.07 2.58%
1989 6,194,487 51.28 2.63%
1988 6,033,560 51.49 2.70%
1987 5,872,763 51.69 2.79%
1986 5,711,328 51.90 2.89%
1985 5,548,896 52.11 3.00%
1984 5,384,911 52.32 3.10%
1983 5,220,283 52.52 3.18%
1982 5,057,118 52.73 3.15%
1981 4,900,497 52.96 2.92%
1980 4,759,389 53.29 2.86%
1979 4,625,355 53.62 2.80%
1978 4,497,666 53.95 2.75%
1977 4,375,483 54.28 2.75%
1976 4,256,663 54.61 2.78%
1975 4,140,046 54.94 2.81%
1974 4,025,196 55.27 2.83%
1973 3,912,698 55.60 2.85%
1972 3,802,779 55.92 2.85%
1971 3,696,042 56.25 2.69%
1970 3,597,901 56.66 2.20%
1969 3,519,458 57.33 2.20%
1968 3,442,734 58.00 2.20%
1967 3,367,955 58.67 2.19%
1966 3,294,908 59.33 2.19%
1965 3,223,560 59.99 2.18%
1964 3,154,059 60.65 2.16%
1963 3,086,536 61.31 2.16%
1962 3,020,621 61.96 2.16%
1961 2,955,952 62.60 2.25%
1960 2,890,141 63.19 %