(1981 1994) (1995- 2000) (2000- 2005).
RATIO OF POPULATION OF EACH MOHAFAZAT & ANNUAL GRWOTH RATE ACCORDING TO 1981-1994 CENSUSES AND ESTIMET POPULATION CROWTH RATE DURING 1995-2000 AND 2000-2005.    
           
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  %      
  Mohafazat % of total population GR per - thousand    
             
    1994 1981 2000-2005 1995-2000 1981 -1994  
               
  Damascus 10.1 12.3 13.3 14.7 18.0
  Damascus rural area 11.9 10.1 34.1 37.6 45.9
  Aleppo 21.6 20.8 26.8 29.5 36.1
  Homs 8.8 9.0 23.5 25.9 31.6
  Hama 8.0 8.2 23.0 25.4 31.1
  Lattakia 5.4 6.1 17.5 19.3 23.6
  Deir-ez-zor 5.2 4.5 32.4 35.7 43.6
  Idleb 6.6 6.4 25.9 28.5 34.8
  Al-Hasakeh 7.4 7.4 24.6 27.1 33.1
  Al-Rakka 4.0 3.9 26.7 29.4 35.9
  Al-Sweida 1.9 2.2 17.1 18.8 23.0
  Dar'a 4.4 4.0 29.9 33.0 40.3
  T artous 4.3 4.9 16.2 17.9 21.9
  Qunetira 0.3 0.3 36.2 39.9 48.8
  TOTAL 100 100 24.5 27.0 33.0