Syria Syria

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

Syria, with a population of 17,500,657 people, it is ranked at 68º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 95 people per km2.

It's capital is Damascus and its currency is Syrian pounds

Syria is holding the 108 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2009 was 12,115 millions of euros (16,835 millions of dollars), ( 31.21% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €574 euros per inhabitant$798 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 0.567 points in 2019, leaving it in 152th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Syria are business, you must know it's in the 179th 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
Annual GDP [+]2019€20,346M
Annual GDP [+]2019$22,778M
GDP per capita [+]2019€1,192
GDP per capita [+]2019$1,334
Debt (M.€.) [+]200912,115
Debt ($M) [+]200916,835
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009€574
Debt Per Capita [+]2009$798
Deficit (M.€) [+]2009-1,122
Deficit ($M) [+]2009-1,560
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]200910,379.6
Expenditure ($M) [+]200914,424.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,991.2
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20092,767.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2012538.0
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2012691.2
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20150%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,839.0
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20102,435.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201013.62%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009€492
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009$684
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009€94
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009$131
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2012€25
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2012$32
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010€86
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010$114
Corruption Index [+]202113
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2018111.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134º
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485K
NMW [+]2017$19.8
Doing Business [+]2019179º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201911,428
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.74
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015383.39
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202022.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20115,070,000
Exports [+]2021€761.0M
Exports [+]2021$900.0M
Exports % GDP [+]20192.31%
Imports [+]2021€4,734.9M
Imports [+]2021$5,600.0M
Imports % GDP [+]201929.40%
Trade balance [+]2021€-3,974.0M
Trade balance [+]2021$-4,700.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-27.09%
Density [+]202095
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021161º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20171,622.5
% Immigrant [+]20195.08%
% Emigrant [+]201948.19%
Birth Rate [+]201923.22‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017417.7
Crude death rate [+]20195.11‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.77
% risk of poverty [+]200735.2%
Population [+]202017,500,657
Immigrant stock [+]2019867,848
Emigrant stock [+]20198,225,499
HDI [+]20190.567
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020150º
Life expectancy [+]201972.70
Suicides [+]2015495
Suicide rate [+]20152.75
Number of homicides [+]2018149
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20180.88
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20201.35
Annual crude oil production [+]202171
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20212,500.0
Consumption GWh [+]201913,071
Generation GWh [+]202015,805
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/18/20223,150
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/18/202255,873
Fully vaccinated [+]05/14/20221,597,306
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/18/2022179.99
Doses administered [+]05/14/20223,799,075