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

Syria, with a population of 16,906,283 people, it is ranked at 69º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 91 people per km2.

The capital is Damascus and its currency is Syrian pounds

Syria is holding the 123 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2009 was 12,083 millions of euros16,854 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 2017, leaving it in 155th 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 [+]201713,440M.€
Annual GDP [+]201715,183M.$
GDP per capita [+]2017787€
GDP per capita [+]2017890$
Debt [+]200912,083
Debt [+]200916,854
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009573€
Debt Per Capita [+]2009799$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2009-1,120
Deficit (M.$) [+]2009-1,562
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]200910,352.8
Expenditure (M.$) [+]200914,440.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20091,983.9
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20092,767.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]200919.18%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2012925.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20121,189.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20150%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20101,837.1
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20102,435.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201013.62%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]200926.74%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009491€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2009685$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]200994€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2009131$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201225€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]201232$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201086€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2010114$
Corruption Index [+]201813
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2018111.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134º
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485 m.
Doing Business [+]2019179º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201911,428
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20190.75
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015383.39
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202022.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20115,070,000
Exports [+]20191,875.8 M.€
Exports [+]20192,100.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201711.86%
Imports [+]20194,377.0 M.€
Imports [+]20194,900.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201732.27%
Trade balance [+]2019-2,501.1 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-2,800.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-20.42%
Density [+]201891
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020162º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20171,622.5
% Immigrant [+]20195.13%
% Emigrant [+]201948.65%
Birth Rate [+]201823.69‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017417.7
Crude death rate [+]20185.37‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.81
Population [+]201816,906,283
Immigrant stock [+]2019867,848
Emigrant stock [+]20198,225,499
HDI [+]20170.536
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2018146º
Life expectancy [+]201871.78
Suicides [+]2015495
Suicide rate [+]20152.75
Number of homicides [+]2010463
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20102.20
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20181.58
Annual crude oil production [+]201925
Crude Oil Reserves (Million barrels) [+]20202,500.0
Consumption GWh [+]201714,279
Generation GWh [+]201717,207
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]08/04/2020283
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]08/04/202046
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]08/04/20202.72
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]08/04/2020892