General Information for Syria Syria Flag Icon

What is the capital city of Syria ?Damascus
What is the total area of Syria ? (km2)185.180
What is the population in Syria ? (2020)17.500.658
What is the median age in Syria ?26
What is the iso country code for Syria ? (2lt)SY
What is the iso country code for Syria ? (3lt)SYR
What continent is Syria in ?Asia
What currency is used in Syria ?Syrian Pound
What is the currency code for Syria ?SYP
What is the tel code for Syria ?+963
What language use in Syria ?Arabic
What is the language code for Arabic ?AR
What is the internet TLD code for Syria ?.sy
Where is the highest place in Syria ?Jabal el-Sheikh (2814 m.)
Where is the lowest place in Syria ?Northeast shores of the Sea of Galilee in the Golan Heights (-214 m.)

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Worldbank Country Statistics for Syria

World map icon Primary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Primary school starting age (years)6
World map icon Cost to import, documentary compliance (US$)741,7
World map icon Cost to import, border compliance (US$)827,8
World map icon Time to export, documentary compliance (hours)48
World map icon Time to export, border compliance (hours)84
World map icon Cost to export, documentary compliance (US$)725
World map icon Cost to export, border compliance (US$)1.112,5
World map icon Time required to get electricity (days)146
World map icon Public credit registry coverage (% of adults)7,8
World map icon Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults)0
World map icon Depth of credit information index (0=low to 8=high)2
World map icon Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations)176
World map icon Business extent of disclosure index (0=less disclosure to 10=more disclosure)7
World map icon Distance to frontier score (0=lowest performance to 100=frontier)41,9681
World map icon PPG, bilateral (INT, current US$)8.081.010
World map icon Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments (%)13,2
World map icon Secondary education, duration (years)6
World map icon Lower secondary school starting age (years)12
World map icon Total tax rate (% of commercial profits)42,7
World map icon Profit tax (% of commercial profits)23
World map icon Tax payments (number)20
World map icon Other taxes payable by businesses (% of commercial profits)0,4
World map icon Labor tax and contributions (% of commercial profits)19,3
World map icon Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours)336
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, male (number)7
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business, female (number)8
World map icon Start-up procedures to register a business (number)7
World map icon Time required to start a business, male (days)15
World map icon Time required to start a business, female (days)16
World map icon Time required to start a business (days)15,5
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)88,3
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, male (% of GNI per capita)8,1
World map icon Cost of business start-up procedures, female (% of GNI per capita)8,1
World map icon Procedures to register property (number)4
World map icon Time required to register property (days)48
World map icon Time required to enforce a contract (days)872
World map icon Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 12=strong)1
World map icon Time to resolve insolvency (years)4,1
World map icon Time to import, documentary compliance (hours)149,3
World map icon Time to import, border compliance (hours)141,3
World map icon PPG, private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (INT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (INT, current US$)33.000.500
World map icon PPG, multilateral (INT, current US$)24.919.500
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (INT, current US$)0
World map icon Interest payments on external debt, long-term (INT, current US$)33.000.500
World map icon Unemployment, total (% of total labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)8,182
World map icon Unemployment, male (% of male labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)6,058
World map icon Unemployment, female (% of female labor force) (modeled ILO estimate)20,78
World map icon PPG, private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (DIS, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (DIS, current US$)327.944.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (DIS, current US$)171.093.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (DIS, current US$)327.944.000
World map icon Disbursements on external debt, long-term (DIS, current US$)327.944.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (DIS, current US$)156.852.000
World map icon PPG, private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, other private creditors (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, commercial banks (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, bonds (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon PPG, official creditors (AMT, current US$)333.175.000
World map icon PPG, multilateral (AMT, current US$)151.974.000
World map icon Unemployment, youth total (% of total labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)19,562
World map icon Unemployment, youth male (% of male labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)16,123
World map icon Unemployment, youth female (% of female labor force ages 15-24) (modeled ILO estimate)41,112
World map icon Labor force, total4.797.280
World map icon Labor force, female (% of total labor force)14,4925
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)40,762
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)69,829
World map icon Ratio of female to male labor force participation rate (%) (modeled ILO estimate)16,8268
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15+) (modeled ILO estimate)11,75
World map icon Labor force participation rate, total (% of total population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)43,144
World map icon Labor force participation rate, male (% of male population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)73,176
World map icon Labor force participation rate, female (% of female population ages 15-64) (modeled ILO estimate)12,66
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)28,936
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)48,351
World map icon Labor force participation rate for ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)8,23
World map icon Employment in services (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)56,503
World map icon Employment in services, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)53,725
World map icon Employment in services, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)76,051
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, public and publicly guaranteed (PPG) (AMT, current US$)333.175.000
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, private nonguaranteed (PNG) (AMT, current US$)0
World map icon Principal repayments on external debt, long-term (AMT, current US$)333.175.000
World map icon PPG, bilateral (AMT, current US$)181.201.000
World map icon Employment in industry (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)28,838
World map icon Employment in industry, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)31,437
World map icon Employment in industry, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)10,556
World map icon GDP per person employed (constant 2011 PPP $)9.490,33
World map icon Contributing family workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)3,767
World map icon Contributing family workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)2,95
World map icon Contributing family workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)9,515
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)60,993
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)58,096
World map icon Wage and salaried workers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)81,375
World map icon Vulnerable employment, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)34,348
World map icon Vulnerable employment, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)36,736
World map icon Vulnerable employment, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)17,554
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)37,427
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)65,599
World map icon Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)9,308
World map icon Self-employed, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)39,007
World map icon Self-employed, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)41,904
World map icon Self-employed, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)18,625
World map icon Employers, total (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)4,659
World map icon Employers, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)5,169
World map icon Employers, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)1,07
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)23,275
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)40,556
World map icon Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)4,847
World map icon Employment in agriculture (% of total employment) (modeled ILO estimate)14,659
World map icon Employment in agriculture, male (% of male employment) (modeled ILO estimate)14,839
World map icon Employment in agriculture, female (% of female employment) (modeled ILO estimate)13,393
World map icon Personal remittances, received (current US$)1.622.540.000
World map icon Diabetes prevalence (% of population ages 20 to 79)13,5


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