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World > Middle East > Syria > Ranking Positions (Facts)

Syria - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 185,180.00 sq km 88
Area - land 184,050.00 sq km 87
Area - water 1,130.00 sq km 96
Land boundaries 2,253.00 km 78
Coastline 193.00 km 134
Elevation extremes - highest point 2,814 m 81
Land use - arable land 24.80 % 36
Land use - permanent crops 4.47 % 55
Land use - other 70.73 % 171
People
Population 19,314,747 56
Age structure: 0-14 years 36.50 % 66
Age structure: 15-64 years 60.10 % 141
Age structure: 65 years and over 3.30 % 158
Population growth rate 2.24 % 44
Birth rate 27.19 births/1,000 population 63
Death rate 4.74 deaths/1,000 population 21
Net migration rate 0.00 migrant(s)/1,000 population 84
Sex ratio - total population 1.05 male(s)/female 20
Infant mortality rate 27.70 deaths/1,000 live births 126
Life expectancy at birth - total population 70.61 years 116
Life expectancy at birth - male 69.27 years 97
Life expectancy at birth - female 72.02 years 131
Total fertility rate 3.31 children born/woman 62
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 0.10 % 5
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 500 14
HIV/AIDS - deaths 200 28
Literacy - total population 79.60 % 146
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 3.50 % 138
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 4,100 $ 132
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 24.00 % 45
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 18.00 % 162
GDP - composition by sector (services) 58.00 % 97
Population below poverty line 11.90 % 19
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 8.00 % 157
Labor force 5,505,000 62
Unemployment rate 12.50 % 121
Budget - revenues 8,700,000,000 $ 73
Electricity - production 34,940,000,000 kWh 55
Electricity - consumption 34,000,000,000 kWh 55
Electricity - exports 0 kWh 83
Exports 6,923,000,000 $ 87
Imports 6,634,000,000 $ 91
Debt - external 8,355,000,000 $ 84
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 2,903,000 49
Telephones - mobile cellular 4,675,000 69
Internet users 1,500,000 64
Transportation
Railways - total 2,711.00 km 64
Roadways - total 94,890.00 km 45
Airports with paved runways - total 26 63
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 66 57
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 5.90 % 11


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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