Syria (Syrian Arab Republic) Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Country: Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)
National or Regional Currency: Syrian Pound, SYP
Year of data: 2008 › Change year
Date of Last Update: 17th March 2015
Area: total: 185,180 sq km ; land: 183,630 sq km ; water: 1,550 sq km ; note: includes 1,295 sq km of Israeli-occupied territory
Natural Resources: petroleum, phosphates, chrome and manganese ores, asphalt, iron ore, rock salt, marble, gypsum, hydropower
Capital: name: Damascus ; geographic coordinates: 33 30 N, 36 18 E ; time difference: UTC+2 (7 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) ; daylight saving time: +1hr, begins midnight on the last Friday in March; ends at midnight on the first Friday in November
Data Source: All Sources (IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International)
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Economic Indicator Listing
  For Syria in year 2008 Indicator Value
GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) 4.477 %
GDP (Current Prices, National Currency)SYP 2,448.06 Billion.
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 52.631 Billion
GDP Deflator 182.485 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100)
GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency)SYP 65,181.29 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency)SYP 118,945.90 .
GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 2,557.21
GDP (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 122.053 Billion
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 5,930.28
GDP Share of World Total (PPP) 0.147 %
Implied PPP Conversion Rate 20.057
Investment (% of GDP) 31.058 %
Gross National Savings (% of GDP) 29.778 %
Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) 162.179 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100)
Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) 15.153 %
Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) 168.404 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100)
Inflation (End of Year Change %) 15.393 %
Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 18.457 %
Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 24.478 %
Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 5.126 %
Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 10.511 %
Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) 10.924 %
Population 20.581 Million
General government revenue (National Currency)SYP 491.205 Billions.
General government revenue (% of GDP) 20.065 %
General government total expenditure (National Currency)SYP 561.327 Billions.
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 22.929 %
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency)SYP -70.122 Billions.
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) -2.864 %
Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current PricesSYP 2,448.06 Billions.
Current Account Balance (US Dollars)US$ -0.673 Billion
Current Account Balance (% GDP) -1.28 %
Economic Indicators for Syria 2008

GDP (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 1,341.52 Billion.

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is 4.477 %.

GDP (Current Prices, National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 2,448.06 Billion.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Syria in year 2008 is US$ 52.631 Billion.

GDP Deflator for Syria in year 2008 is 182.485 (Index, Base Year as per country's accounts = 100).

GDP Per Capita (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 65,181.29 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 118,945.90 .

GDP Per Capita (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Syria in year 2008 is US$ 2,557.21 .

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Syria in year 2008 is US$ 122.053 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Syria in year 2008 is US$ 5,930.28 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Syria in year 2008 is 0.147 %.

Implied PPP Conversion Rate for Syria in year 2008 is 20.057 .

Investment (% of GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is 31.058 %.

Gross National Savings (% of GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is 29.778 %.

Inflation, Average Consumer Prices (Indexed to Year 2000) for Syria in year 2008 is 162.179 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Syria in year 2008 is 15.153 %.

Inflation, End of Year (Indexed to Year 2000) for Syria in year 2008 is 168.404 (Index, Base Year 2000 = 100).

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Syria in year 2008 is 15.393 %.

Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Syria in year 2008 is 18.457 %.

Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Syria in year 2008 is 24.478 %.

Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Syria in year 2008 is 5.126 %.

Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Syria in year 2008 is 10.511 %.

Unemployment Rate (% of Labour Force) for Syria in year 2008 is 10.924 %.

Population for Syria in year 2008 is 20.581 Million .

General government revenue (National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 491.205 Billions.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is 20.065 %.

General government total expenditure (National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 561.327 Billions.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is 22.929 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (National Currency) for Syria in year 2008 is SYP -70.122 Billions.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is -2.864 %.

Fiscal Year Gross Domestic Product, Current Prices for Syria in year 2008 is SYP 2,448.06 Billions.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Syria in year 2008 is US$ -0.673 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Syria in year 2008 is -1.28 %.

* Source: IMF
Aggregate Indicators for Syria
Indicators
  Geography (Location, geographic coordinates, map references, area, terrain, elevation extremes, borders, coastline and maritime claims) for Syria
  Climate and Environment (climate, environmental issues, environmental agreements, natural hazards) for Syria
  Natural Resources, Agricultural Products, Land Use and Water Use for Syria
  Nationality, Ethnic Groups, Languages and Religions for Syria
  Telephone Statistics: Number of Fixed Lines, Mobile Phone Penetration Rate for Syria
  Age Structure, Median Age, Gender and Urbanization for Syria
  Population Growth Rate, Birth Rate, Death Rate, Net Migration Rate for Syria
  Life Expectancy Rate, Infant Mortality Rate and Total Fertility Rate for Syria
  HIV, AIDS and Other Major Infectious Disease Rates for Syria
  Literacy Rate, Educational Expenditure and School Life Expectancy for Syria
  Gross Domestic Product (PPP, Official Exchange Rate, Real Growth Rate and Per Capita) for Syria
  Industries and Industrial Growth Production Rate for Syria
  Labor Force by Occupation for Syria
  Poverty Line, Gini Index, Household Income and Consumption for Syria
  National Budget and Public Debt for Syria
  Bank Rates (Commercial Bank Prime Lending Rate, Central Bank Discount Rate) for Syria
  Stock of Money, Stock of Quasi Money, Stock of Domestic Credit for Syria
  Stock Market Capitalization: Market Value of Publicly Traded Shares for Syria
  Trade Statistics, Export Statistics, Export Partners and Products, Import Statistics, Import Partners and Products for Syria
  Foreign Exchange Reserves and Gold Reserves for Syria
  FDI Statistics (Foreign Direct Investment at Home/ Inbound FDI, Foreign Direct Investment Abroad/ Outbound FDI) for Syria
  Exchange Rate Statistics for Syria
  Electricity Production, Electricity Consumption, Electricity Exports and Electricity Imports for Syria
  Oil Production, Proven Oil Reserves, Oil Consumption, Oil Exports and Oil Imports for Syria
  Natural Gas Production, Proven Natural Gas Reserves, Natural Gas Consumption, Natural Gas Exports and Natural Gas Imports for Syria
  Television and Radio Statistics (TV Stats, Radio Stats) for Syria
  Internet Statistics (Internet Users, Internet Hosts, Country TLD) for Syria
  Airport Statistics (Paved Runway Airports, Unpaved Runway Airports, Heliports) for Syria
  Transport Statistics (Railways, Roadways, Waterways, Ports and Terminals, Airports, Merchant Marine) for Syria
  Military Statistics (Military Expenditure, Military Branches, Service Age and Obligation, Manpower Available and Fit for Military Service) for Syria
  Disputes, Refugees, Human Trafficking and Illicit Drug Production for Syria
* Source: CIA
Internet Indicators for Syria
Indicators
  Number of Internet Users for Syria
  Internet Penetration Rate for Syria
  Number of Facebook Accounts for Syria
  Facebook Penetration Rate for Syria
* Source: IWS
Economic Freedom Indicators for Syria
Indicators
  Economic Freedom World Rank for Syria
  Government Spending for Syria
  Monetary Freedom for Syria
  Investment Freedom for Syria
  Financial Freedom for Syria
  Property Rights for Syria
  Economic Freedom Regional Ranking for Syria
  Freedom from Corruption for Syria
  Labor Freedom for Syria
  Tariff Rate for Syria
  Income Tax Rate for Syria
  Corporate Tax Rate for Syria
  Tax Burden % of GDP for Syria
  Government Expenditure % of GDP for Syria
  Business Freedom for Syria
  Trade Freedom for Syria
  Fiscal Freedom for Syria
  2016 Score for Syria
* Source: HFO
Corruption Perceptions Index Rank and Score for Syria
Indicator
  Corruption Perceptions Index Rank and Score for Syria
* Source: TIO
Syria Economic Indicators in other Years
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  Syria Economic Indicators for Year 1982
  Syria Economic Indicators for Year 1981
  Syria Economic Indicators for Year 1980


Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International