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 17,070,135 people, it is ranked at 69º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 92 people per km2.

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

Syria is holding the 126 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2009 was 12,083 millions of euros (16,854 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 0.567 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 [+]201713,440M.€
Annual GDP [+]201715,183M.$
GDP per capita [+]2017787€
GDP per capita [+]2017890$
Debt (M.€.) [+]200912,083
Debt (M.$.) [+]200916,854
Debt (%GDP) [+]200931.21%
Debt Per Capita [+]2009573€
Debt Per Capita [+]2009799$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2009-1,120
Deficit (M.$) [+]2009-1,562
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2009-2.89%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]200910,352.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]200914,440.0
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 [+]202014
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201298º
Fragile States Index [+]2018111.4
Innovation Ranking [+]2013134º
Unemployment rate [+]2010Q48.8%
Unemployed [+]2010Q4485 m.
NMW [+]201719.8 $
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 [+]20202,013.7 M.€
Exports [+]20202,300.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201715.81%
Imports [+]20204,202.4 M.€
Imports [+]20204,800.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201732.27%
Trade balance [+]2020-2,188.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-2,500.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-16.47%
Density [+]201992
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021161º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20171,622.5
% Immigrant [+]20195.08%
% Emigrant [+]201948.19%
Birth Rate [+]201823.69‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017417.7
Crude death rate [+]20185.37‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.81
Population [+]201917,070,135
Immigrant stock [+]2019867,848
Emigrant stock [+]20198,225,499
HDI [+]20190.567
Gender Gap Ranking [+]2020150º
Life expectancy [+]201871.78
Suicides [+]2015495
Suicide rate [+]20152.75
Number of homicides [+]2018149
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20180.88
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20191.58
Annual crude oil production [+]202035
Crude Oil Reserves [+]20212,500.0
Consumption GWh [+]201814,263
Generation GWh [+]201817,188
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/23/20212,172
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/23/202131,741
Fully vaccinated [+]09/24/2021248,862
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/23/2021127.24
Doses administered [+]09/24/2021533,949