Syria country overview
Before we start to discuss Syria GDP first we discuss Syria’s country overview, Syria is officially called the Syrian Arab Republic. Syria is located in Western Asia. Its neighbor countries are Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon. Damascus is the capital and largest city of Syria.
Syria’s official language is Arabic. In ethnic groups, 90% Arabs and 10% non-Arabs live in Syria. When we talk about its religious divide, 87% of Muslims and 13% of non-Muslims live in Syria.
Syria’s government system is a military dictatorship. Its president’s name is Bashar al Assad. Its prime minister’s name is Hussein Arnous. Syria’s total land area is 185,190 km2.
Its land area rank is 87th in the world. Syria’s total population is 17,500,600 in the year 2020. Its population rank is 66th in the world. Its population density is 118/km2. Its population density rank is 70th in the world.
Its currency is called the Syrian Pound. Syria’s economy is formally called the developing and emerging economy and a low-income economy.
Syria’s inflation rate is 27% in the year 2018. 80% of the Syrian population live below the poverty line in the year 2013. Syria’s HDI rate is 0.548 in the year 2018.
Its HDI rank is 154th in the world. When we talk about its Labour force by occupation, so agriculture 17%, industry 17%, and services 68% in the year 2010.
The unemployment rate in Syria is 49% in 2018. Syria’s gross external debt is $7 billion in the year 2021. Its total foreign reserves are $2 billion in the year 2019.
Syria’s total GDP is $60 billion (nominal) and $50 billion (PPP) in the year 2013. Its GDP growth rate is 3% in the year 2021.
Its GDP per capita is $2,800 (nominal) and $6,300 (PPP) in the year 2021. When we talk about its GDP by sector, agriculture 11%, industry 27%, and services 62% in the year 2018.
Its total GDP is $1.8 billion in the year 2018. Syria’s main export goods are oil, seeds, apples, and others. Its main export partners are Saudi Arabia, UAE, Spain, and others.
Syria’s total imports are $6 billion in the year 2018. Its main import goods are petroleum, wheat, oils, and others. Its main import partners are Turkey, China, Russia, India, and others.
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