Key Indicators

Estimated population: 4,842,000 in 2018

The population of Lebanon for mid-2018 was estimated at

around 4.842 million people, excluding people living in nonresidential units, such as army barracks, refugee camps and adjacent gatherings, and informal settlements.

Source: Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey (LFHLCS), 2018-2019.

 

 

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.

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Employment rate: 47.4% in 2019

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

Source: Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey

Employment rate: 47.6% in 2009 

Source: Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey MICS3 2009.

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Unemployment rate: 11.4% in 2019

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: Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey

 in addition in 2012 the unemployment rate was 10% (Source: Households Budget survey 2012).

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Monthly Change between June 2020 and May 2020 is 20.21%

 

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, 2020. (PDF Format - Excel Format)

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