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 21,324,367 people, it is ranked at 61º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 115 people per km2.

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

Syria is holding the 153 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2009 was 12,083 millions of euros (16,835 millions of dollars), ( 31.21% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €573 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 0.577 points in 2021, leaving it in 150th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Syria are business, you must know it's in the 176th 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 [+]2021€7,584M
Annual GDP [+]2021$8,970M
GDP per capita [+]2021€356
GDP per capita [+]2021$421
Debt (M.€.) [+]200912,083
Debt ($M) [+]200916,835
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009€573
Debt Per Capita [+]2009$798
Deficit (M.€) [+]2009-1,120
Deficit ($M) [+]2009-1,560
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]200910,352.8
Expenditure ($M) [+]200914,424.2
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,986.1
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20092,767.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2012542.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2012697.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20150%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,835.6
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20102,435.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201013.62%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009€491
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 [+]202213
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2018111.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134º
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485K
NMW [+]2017$19.8
Doing Business [+]2020176º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201911,428
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.63
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2020472.23
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 [+]202110.03%
Imports [+]2021€4,734.9M
Imports [+]2021$5,600.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202162.43%
Trade balance [+]2021€-3,974.0M
Trade balance [+]2021$-4,700.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-52.40%
Density [+]2021115
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023161º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20171,622.5
% Immigrant [+]20204.18%
% Emigrant [+]202040.71%
Birth Rate [+]202120.11‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017417.7
Crude death rate [+]20215.12‰
Fertility Rate [+]20212.75
% risk of poverty [+]200735.2%
Population [+]202121,324,367
Immigrant stock [+]2020868,711
Emigrant stock [+]20208,457,214
HDI [+]20210.577
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2021152º
Life expectancy [+]202172.06
Suicides [+]2015495
Suicide rate [+]20152.58
Number of homicides [+]2018149
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20180.88
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20211.32
Annual crude oil production [+]202286
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20212,500.0
Consumption GWh [+]202112,754
Generation GWh [+]202116,771
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/31/20243,163
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/31/202457,423
Fully vaccinated [+]04/18/20232,358,365
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/31/2024148.33
Doses administered [+]04/18/20235,090,630