Damascus Population 2021

2,439,814
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Damascus's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,439,814. In 1950, the population of Damascus was 414,409. Damascus has grown by 47,769 since 2015, which represents a 2.00% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Damascus, which typically includes Damascus's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Damascus Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20353,872,7262.39%90,463
20343,782,2632.52%92,977
20333,689,2862.69%96,469
20323,592,8172.88%100,644
20313,492,1733.11%105,286
20303,386,8873.34%109,370
20293,277,5173.60%113,953
20283,163,5643.91%119,092
20273,044,4724.20%122,759
20262,921,7134.35%121,749
20252,799,9644.27%114,603
20242,685,3613.89%100,590
20232,584,7713.28%82,010
20222,502,7612.58%62,947
20212,439,8142.00%47,769
20202,392,0451.63%38,408
20192,353,6371.47%34,092
20182,319,5451.43%32,725
20172,286,8201.43%32,263
20162,254,5571.44%31,896
20152,222,6611.43%31,401
20142,191,260-2.26%-50,568
20132,241,828-2.25%-51,663
20122,293,491-2.26%-53,001
20112,346,492-2.26%-54,150
20102,400,6421.76%41,435
20092,359,2071.75%40,664
20082,318,5431.76%40,073
20072,278,4701.76%39,326
20062,239,1441.76%38,648
20052,200,4961.75%37,940
20042,162,5561.76%37,429
20032,125,1271.76%36,731
20022,088,3961.76%36,096
20012,052,3001.76%35,424
20002,016,8761.76%34,908
19991,981,9681.76%34,256
19981,947,7121.76%33,665
19971,914,0471.76%33,037
19961,881,0101.76%32,556
19951,848,4541.77%32,094
19941,816,3601.81%32,209
19931,784,1511.80%31,594
19921,752,5571.81%31,119
19911,721,4381.81%30,525
19901,690,9131.81%29,984
19891,660,9291.80%29,413
19881,631,5161.81%28,970
19871,602,5461.81%28,417
19861,574,1291.81%27,913
19851,546,2161.80%27,381
19841,518,8351.81%26,969
19831,491,8661.81%26,454
19821,465,4122.25%32,215
19811,433,1974.16%57,265
19801,375,9324.17%55,125
19791,320,8074.17%52,845
19781,267,9624.17%50,732
19771,217,2304.16%48,635
19761,168,5954.17%46,819
19751,121,7764.17%44,882
19741,076,8944.17%43,087
19731,033,8074.16%41,307
1972992,5004.17%39,763
1971952,7374.28%39,128
1970913,6094.67%40,749
1969872,8604.66%38,880
1968833,9804.68%37,248
1967796,7324.67%35,536
1966761,1964.67%33,952
1965727,2444.66%32,393
1964694,8514.68%31,034
1963663,8174.67%29,608
1962634,2094.67%28,287
1961605,9224.39%25,458
1960580,4643.43%19,258
1959561,2063.43%18,594
1958542,6123.43%17,977
1957524,6353.42%17,359
1956507,2763.43%16,829
1955490,4473.43%16,250
1954474,1973.43%15,710
1953458,4873.42%15,170
1952443,3173.43%14,708
1951428,6093.43%14,200
1950414,4090.00%

Damascus Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Damascus2,439,8142.00%
Aleppo2,003,6714.53%
Homs1,362,4802.00%
Hamah939,9042.00%
Lattakia668,8092.00%
Al Raqqa531,9522.00%
Tartus432,6232.00%
Al Hasakah398,7542.00%
Deir Ez Zor329,8902.00%

Other Cities in Syria

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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