Other Statistics

Table shows the average of illiteracy the for age group (15 - 24) which is distributed according to gender, Syrian governorates and the country for the years ( 2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008)

The average of illiteracy (15-24)

2005

2006

2007

2008

Males

Females

Total

Males

Females

Total

Males

Females

Total

Males

Females

Total

Damascus

1.53

1.25

1.4

1.05

0.84

0.96

1.71

0.91

1.33

1.42

0.64

1.04

Aleppo

3.72

9.2

6.31

4.95

8.5

6.6

5.03

8.68

6.79

7.28

12.77

10.02

Damascus Rural

3.24

2.3

2.81

2.54

1.26

1.95

1.35

1.23

1.29

1.17

1.63

1.39

Homs

1.6

1.54

1.57

1.67

1.51

1.6

1.87

2.27

2.07

0.85

2.19

1.52

Hama

2.84

4.89

3.86

3.83

3.72

3.78

2.75

2.84

2.79

3.5

3.62

3.56

Lattakia

4.32

3.3

3.81

2.54

1.87

2.2

2.46

1.35

1.92

0.73

0.68

0.71

Idleb

2.85

3.79

3.25

1.99

2.81

2.35

2.31

4

3.09

3.26

5.69

4.46

Al-Hasakeh

3.88

14.69

8.47

4.32

11.58

7.68

3.43

9.13

6.15

8.55

11.64

10.13

Deir-ez-Zor

16.29

31.76

23.72

6.9

15.16

10.67

5.98

13.87

9.66

9.38

19.01

14.17

Tartous

1.72

1.18

1.45

1.57

1.05

1.31

1.48

1.58

1.53

0.79

0.4

0.59

Al-Rakka

8.74

27.4

17.51

6.72

16.94

11.39

8.11

17.17

12.48

7.23

21.83

14.42

Dar ' a

0.72

0.87

0.79

2.47

2.56

2.51

2.04

1.37

1.73

 

1.17

0.58

Al-Sweida

2.47

 

1.21

0.99

 

0.51

1.54

0.35

0.95

1.89

1.2

1.57

Quneitra

 

 

 

0.91

 

0.51

0.39

1.84

1.08

 

 

 

Country

3.91

7.79

5.73

3.39

5.34

4.29

3.19

5.27

4.18

4.01

7.08

5.52


 -  Syrian population distribution by sex & governorates , according to civil registration records in
    1 / 1 / 2008( 000)

Place of Registration governartes

Sex

Total Of Population

Sex Ratio

Males

Females

Total

Damascus

843

841

1684

7.5

100

Damascus Rural

869

842

1711

7.7

103

Aleppo

2671

2644

5315

23.8

101

Homs

999

978

1977

8.9

102

Hama

981

957

1938

8.7

103

Lattakia

581

580

1161

5.2

100

Deir-ez-Zor

748

763

1511

6.8

98

Idleb

944

921

1865

8.4

102

Al-Hasakeh

718

727

1445

6.5

99

Al-Rakka

444

459

903

4

97

Al-Sweida

230

230

460

2.1

100

Dar ' a

512

499

1011

4.5

103

Tartous

455

449

904

4

101

Quneitra

225

221

446

2

102

Total

11220

11111

22331

100

101


-  Estimates of population actually living in Syria in 31/12/2008 by
governorates and sex (000)*

Place of Registration governartes

Males

Females

Total

Damascus

862

828

1690

'Damascus Rural

1323

1247

2570

Aleppo

2322

2185

4507

Homs

862

824

1686

Hama

776

748

1524

Lattakia

484

475

959

Deir-ez-Zor

571

557

1128

Idleb

712

681

1393

Al-Hasakeh

709

700

1409

Al-Rakka

462

414

876

Al-Sweida

172

180

352

Dar ' a

479

464

943

Tartous

386

376

762

Quneitra

42

39

81 21

Total

10162

9718

19880

  * The number doesnt include Syrian population abroad