Syria, is a country located at Western Asia, it has an area of 185,180 Km2,

Syria, with a population of 18,502,413 people, it is ranked at 60º position by population of 196 countries 100 people per km2.

The capital is Damascus and its currency is Syrian pounds

Syria is holding the 97 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2009 was 12,088 millions of euros16,860 millions of dollars, ( 31.21% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 573 € euros per inhabitant798$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Syria, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.594 points in 2014, leaving it in 134th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Syria are business, you must know it's in the 173th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Syria, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Damascus: Monthly Temp.
Damascus: Monthly Rainfall
Syria Economy
GDP [+]201326,477 M.€
GDP [+]201335,164 M.$
GDP per capita [+]20131,820$
GDP per capita [+]20131,370€
Debt [+]200912,088 M.€
Debt [+]200916,860 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009798$
Debt Per Capita [+]2009573 €
Deficit [+]2009-1,120 M.€
Deficit [+]2009-1,562 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Expenditure (M.$) [+]200914,444.9
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]200910,356.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20092,767.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,983.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2013530.0
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2013399.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.80%
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20102,369.0
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,787.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200922.95%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009685$
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009491€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009131$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200994€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201321€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201327$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010111$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201084€
Corruption Index [+]201518
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2015107.9
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485 m.
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Doing Business [+]2017173º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014341.99
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Exports [+]20151,982.9 M.€
Exports [+]20152,200.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20135.69%
Imports [+]20154,506.5 M.€
Imports [+]20155,000.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201315.36%
Trade balance [+]2015-2,523.7 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-2,800.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2013-9.67%
Crude death rate [+]20145.66‰
Population [+]201518,502,413
Density [+]2015100
HDI [+]20140.594
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016163º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2015143º
Birth Rate [+]201423.08‰
Fertility Rate [+]20142.95
Life expectancy [+]201470.07
Number of homicides [+]2010463
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20102.2