E.g., 10/25/2021
E.g., 10/25/2021
Country Resource - Syria

Syria

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  • Population.......................................................................................... 20,384,316 (July 2021 est.)
  • Population growth rate...................................................................................... 5.32% (2021 est.)
  • Birth rate........................................................................ 23.25 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Death rate...................................................................... 4.36 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)
  • Net migration rate........................................ 34.34 migrant(s)/1,000 population NA (2021 est.)
  • Ethnic groups...................................... Arab ~50%, Alawite ~15%, Kurd ~10%, Levantine ~10%, other ~15% (includes Druze, Ismaili, Imami, Nusairi, Assyrian, Turkoman, Armenian)

Note: Approximately 22,900 Israeli settlers live in the Golan Heights (2018)

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This summer's conflict between Israel and Hezbollah displaced Lebanese but also affected Lebanon's hundreds of thousands migrant workers and refugees. MPI's Kara Murphy reports on these groups and highlights the Lebanese diaspora's efforts to help.

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