Male population reached 12.5 mil in 2019 in Syria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.86 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, male population in Syria reached an all time high of 12.5 mil in 2019 and an all time low of 1.78 mil in 1950. When compared to Syria's main peers, male population in Iraq amounted to 19.7 mil, 4.00 mil in Jordan, 2.43 mil in Lebanon and 38.2 mil in Turkey in 2019.
Syria has been ranked 55th within the group of 176 countries we follow in terms of male population.
Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents, regardless of legal status or citizenship, except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin.