Demographics of Syrian Arab Republic

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsSunni Muslim (Islam - official) 74%, other Muslim (includes Alawite, Druze) 16%, Christian (various denominations) 10%, Jewish (tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo)
Ethnic groupsArab 90.3%, Kurds, Armenians, and other 9.7%
Demographics
Total fertility rate2.85 children born/woman (2012)
Diabetes prevalence8.91 % of population ages 20 to 79
Intentional homicides2.20 per 100,000 people (2010)2.40 per 100,000 people (2009)2.70 per 100,000 people (2008)
Intentional homicides of Syrian Arab Republic
Total Population22.5 Million (2013)18.0 Million (2012)22.0 Million (2011)
Total Population of Syrian Arab Republic
Population Growth-9.73 % (2014)0.15 % (2013)-0.80 % (2012)
Population Growth of Syrian Arab Republic
Land per Capita0.01 Square kilometer per capita
Population density121 capita per square kilometer (2013)96.9 capita per square kilometer (2012)119 capita per square kilometer (2011)
Population density of Syrian Arab Republic
Technology and Infrastructure
Vehicles per 1000 people73.5 per 1,000 people (2010)66.4 per 1,000 people (2009)59.7 per 1,000 people (2008)
Vehicles per 1000 people of Syrian Arab Republic
Vehicles per km of road21.5 per km of road (2010)19.1 per km of road (2009)17.2 per km of road (2008)
Vehicles per km of road of Syrian Arab Republic
Mobile cellular subscriptions56.0 per 100 people (2013)59.3 per 100 people (2012)59.2 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of Syrian Arab Republic
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers1.58 per 100 people (2013)1.11 per 100 people (2012)0.56 per 100 people (2011)
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers of Syrian Arab Republic
Internet users26.2 per 100 people (2013)24.3 per 100 people (2012)22.5 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of Syrian Arab Republic