Syrian Arab Republic

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Region: Western Asia      
    Surface area (sq. km) 2014: 185180           
    Population 2016: 18564000 people
    Population Density (2016): 101.1 people per km2           
    Capital city: Damascus     
    Capital city population 2015: 2566000, Excluding refugees or internally displaced persons (if applicable).  
    Currency:  Syrian Pound (SYP)         
     
    Economic Indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (2014): 34184 million USD
    GDP annual growth rate (2014) : 0.4%
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 1821.0
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 20.6, at producers' prices.
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 30.2, at producers' prices.
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 49.2, at producers' prices.  
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: 13.2, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2011.
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: 31.4, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2011.  
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: 55.3, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. 2011.  
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014: 13.2, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 12.3/71.6, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 473, 2013.  
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 79, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 82, 2013.  

    Source: World Statistics Pocketbook | United Nations Statistics Division