Urban population reached 9.77 mil in 2017 in Syria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.376 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Syria reached an all time high of 11.7 mil in 2010 and an all time low of 1.68 mil in 1960. When compared to Syria's main peers, urban population in Iraq amounted to 26.9 mil, 8.80 mil in Jordan, 5.38 mil in Lebanon and 60.3 mil in Turkey in 2017.
Syria has been ranked 61st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.