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Wheat Data
Indicator (Source) Value Year
Total Land (FAO) 183,630 km2 2012
Arable Land (FAO) 4,665,000 ha 2012
Wheat area (FAO) 1,287,886 ha 2014
Wheat area (USDA) 1,450,000 ha 2015
Wheat yield (FAO) t/ha 2014
Wheat yield (USDA) 2 t/ha 2015
Wheat production (FAO) 2,024,332 t 2014
Wheat production (USDA) 3,500,000 t 2015
Wheat total domestic consumption (USDA) 4,500,000 t 2015
Wheat domestic supply (FAO) 4,033,479 t 2011
Wheat imports (FAO) 340,391 t 2012
Wheat imports (USDA) 1,000,000 t 2015
Wheat exports (FAO) 3 t 2012
Wheat exports (USDA) 29,000 t 2014
Wheat seed production (FAO) 250,000 t 2013
Wheat Data
Indicator (Source) Value Year
Food supply - TOTAL
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
3,106 2011
Food supply - CEREALS
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
1,333 2011
Percentage of total daily calories
from cereals (FAO)
43 % 2011
Food supply - WHEAT
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
1,175 2011
Percentage of total daily calories
from wheat (FAO)
38 % 2011
Total supply wheat (USDA) 6,824,000 t 2015
Beginning stocks (USDA) 2,324,000 t 2015
Ending stocks (USDA) 2,324,000 t 2015
Feed domestic consumption (USDA) 800,000 t 2015
Food, seed & industrial consumption (USDA) 3,700,000 t 2015
Demographic Data
Indicator - year (Source) Year Value %
Total population - (FAO) 2023 27,120,000 100%
Total population projection - (FAO) 2020 25,736,000 94%
Total population projection - (FAO) 2050 36,706,000 135%
Urban population - (FAO) 2023 16,537,000 100%
Urban population projection - (FAO) 2020 15,366,000 92%
Urban population projection - (FAO) 2050 26,489,000 160%
Rural Population - (FAO) 2023 10,584,000 100%
Rural Population projection - (FAO) 2020 10,369,000 97%
Rural Population projection - (FAO) 2050 10,217,000 96%
Agricultural population - (FAO) 2020 1,438,000 100%
Agricultural population projection - (FAO) 2020 1,438,000 100 %
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Human Development Index (UNDP) 2011 0.632
Literacy rate, adult total (WB)
(percentage of people ages 15 and above)
SYR 2,013
Life expectancy at birth, total (WB)
(years)
SYR 2,013
Demographic Data
Indicator - year (Source) Value Year
Population bellow US$ 1.25 - SYR (WB) 2013 %
Multidimensional Poverty Index (UNDP) 0.021 2006
Unemployment total (WB)
(percentage)
2,013 SYR
GDP per capita (WB) (US$) 2,013 SYR
GDP growth annual (WB) (percentage) 2,013 SYR
Agriculture, value added (WB)
(percentage of GDP)
2,013 SYR
Fertilizer consumption (WB)
(% of fertilizer production)
2,013 SYR
Fertilizer consumption (WB)
(kilograms per hectare of arable land)
2,013 SYR
Nº of tractors
per 100 sq. km of arable land (WB)
2,013 SYR
Mobile cellular subscriptions
per 100 people (WB)
2,013 SYR
Internet users per 100 people (WB)

External Links

FAO Country Brief http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index/en/?iso3=SYR
World Bank - country brief http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/syria
Index Mundi - country brief http://www.indexmundi.com/syria/

Source

FAO: Last update on August 15, 2015.
USDA: Last update on August 15, 2015.
UNDP: Last update on February 22, 2013.
WB: Instant updates via API.