Population density reached 122 km per capita in 2015 in Syria, according to Faostat. This is 1.99 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, population density in Syria reached an all time high of 124 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 25.8 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Syria's main peers, population density in Iraq amounted to 46.9 km per capita, 71.2 km per capita in Jordan, 433 km per capita in Lebanon and 96.1 km per capita in Turkey in 2015.
Syria has been ranked 58th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.