Key Indicators

Estimated population: 3,759,100 in 2007

This is an estimated figure for the resident population in Lebanon in 2007, according to the Living Condition Survey result, that was based on 6686 interviewed households in Lebanon.

This figure doesn’t take into account the Palestinians living within Palestinian camps.

Source: Living Condition Survey, 2007.


Employment rate: 47.6% in 2009

The employment rate is defined as the percentage of the working age population (aged 15 years and above) who are currently employed.

Source: Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey MICS3 2009.


Unemployment rate: 10% in 2012

The unemployment rate is defined as the percentage of the unemployed (aged 15-64 years) of the active population (aged 15- 64 years), according to the ILO strict definition of unemployment.

Source: Households Budget survey 2012.



Monthly Change between January 2020 and December 2019 is 2.13%


The inflation rate is defined as the percentage of change in the prices of goods and services calculated on a monthly basis.

Source:  Consumer Price Index, 2019. (PDF Format - Excel Format)