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

Syria, with a population of 18,430,453 people, it is ranked at 61º position by population of 195 countries 100 people per km2.

The capital is Damascus and its currency is Syrian pounds

Syria is holding the 96 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 inhabitant799$ 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 0.536 points in 2015, leaving it in 148th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Syria are business, you must know it's in the 174th 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 Mill. € [+]201326,477M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]201335,164M.$
GDP per capita [+]20131,337€
GDP per capita [+]20131,775$
Debt [+]200912,088
Debt [+]200916,860
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009573€
Debt Per Capita [+]2009799$
Deficit [+]2009-1,120
Deficit [+]2009-1,562
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]200910,356.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]200914,444.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,983.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20092,767.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20144.80%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,787.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20102,369.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200922.95%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009491€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009685$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200994€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009131$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201320€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201327$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201084€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010111$
Corruption Index [+]201613
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2015107.9
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134º
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485 m.
Doing Business [+]2018174º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015368.29
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201522.0%
Exports [+]20161,626.2 M.€
Exports [+]20161,800.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]20135.69%
Imports [+]20164,065.4 M.€
Imports [+]20164,500.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201315.36%
Trade balance [+]2016-2,439.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]2016-2,700.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2013-9.67%
Density [+]2016100
Population [+]201618,430,453
Immigrant stock [+]2015875,189
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20161,622.5
% Immigrant [+]20154.67%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2016399.1
Emigrant stock [+]20155,011,509
% Emigrant [+]201526.75%
HDI [+]20150.536
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017163º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2016142º
Birth Rate [+]201522.16‰
Fertility Rate [+]20152.97
Crude death rate [+]20155.59‰
Life expectancy [+]201570.25
Number of homicides [+]2010463
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20102.23
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20152.48