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Presentation of Lebanon : Demography

Total Population:
6,825,442
Natural Increase:
-0.4%
Urban Population:
88.9%
Density:
667 Inhabitants/km²
Medium Age:
27.0 Years
Life Expectancy in Years :
Men: 77.1 And Women: 80.9 (Source: United Nations, Population division, World Population Prospects: The 2009 revised population database., 2009)
Labour Force
2,317,840 (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2020)
Rate of Activity :
51.1% (Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database, 2019)
Ethnic Origins:
According to the Central Administration of Statistics of Lebanon, 79.8% of the population are Lebanese, where as 20.2% are non-Lebanese. Among the Lebanese population, nearly 95% are Arabs, about 4% are Armenians and the remaining 1% belong to other ethnic groups. The country encompasses a large mix of cultural and ethnic groups and includes immigrants from other Arab countries (mainly Palestinians, Syrians, Iraqis, and Egyptians) and from non-Arabic speaking Muslim countries. A portion of the Christian population identifies itself as Phoenician.
Religion:
Muslims (Shiites and Sunni): 59.7%; Christians (Orthodox, Armenians, Gregorians): 39%; Other religions: 1.3%.

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