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.