Syria: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 22,157,800 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.677 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 68.76 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 57.255 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 11.1 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 70.071 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 29,479,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 25,703,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 0 kWh (2013)
    Imports 1,234,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 3,205,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 75,118.96 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 314,000 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 36,206.11 bbl/day (2010)
    Imports (Refined) 104,832.85 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 2,500,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 332,386,660,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 227,501,110,000 cu ft (2012)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 8,500,000,000,000 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 99 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 13,117,000 (2011 )
Highways 68,157 km (2009 )
Internet Hosts 416 (2012 )
Internet Users 4,469,000 (2009 )
Railways 2,052 km (2010 )
Telephones 4,345,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationMiddle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey
Total Area185,180 sq. km
Land Area183,630 sq. km
Water Area1,550 sq. km
Coastline193 km
Climatemostly desert; hot, dry, sunny summers (June to August) and mild, rainy winters (December to February) along coast; cold weather with snow or sleet periodically in Damascus
Terrainprimarily semiarid and desert plateau; narrow coastal plain; mountains in west
Lowest Pointunnamed location near Lake Tiberias -200 m
Highest Point Mount Hermon 2,814 m

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