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Lebanon in Figures
GOVERNMENT
  • Capital
    Beirut
 
  • Area
    10,452 km2
 
  • Form of Government
    Parliamentary Democracy
 
  • Head of State
    Michel Aoun
 
  • Head of Government
    Tammam Salam
 
  • Speaker of Parliament
    Nabih Berri 
 
  • Official Languages
    Arabic
 
  • Currency
    Lebanese Pounds
    USD 1 ≈  LBP 1507
LEBANON MAP
GEOGRAPHY
SOCIO - DEMOGRAPHICS
ECONOMY
  • Governorates
    Bekaa - Beirut - Mount Lebanon - South Lebanon - Nabatiyeh - North Lebanon

  • Time Zone
    EET (UTC+2)
    Summer (DST)
    EEST (UTC+3)
 
  • Main Cities
    Beirut - Baabda - Saida -  Baalbek - Zahle - Tripoli - Nabatiyeh
  • Population (2015)
    5.851 million
 
  • Density (2012)
    444.6/km2
 
  • Labor Force (2014)
    1.65 million
 
  • Urban Population (2014)
    88% of total
 
  • Human Development Index (2014)
    0.769

  • Percentage of Tertiary Education (2014)
    48%

  • Unemployment Rate (2014)
    over 20%

 

 

Source: World Bank, Human Development Report 2015

  • GDP at Current Prices (2015)
    USD 51.2 billion
 
  • GDP/Capita (2015)
    USD 11,252
 
  • Real GDP Growth (2015)
    1.0%
 
  • GDP Composition by Sector (2014)
    Agriculture: 5.5%
    Industry: 24.8%
    Services: 69.7%
      
  • Average Inflation Rate (2014)
    1.1%

  • Current Account Balance (2015)
    USD -839.5 million
 
  • Balance of Payments (2015)
    USD -3.35 billion
 
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector (2015)
    103.3% of GDP
 
  • Corporate Tax Rate (2015)
    15%
 
  • Main Import Partners (2015)
    China - Italy - Germany - France - USA - Russia
     
  • Main Export Partners (2015)
    Saudi Arabia - UAE - Iraq- Syria - South Africa - Jordan - Egypt
 
  • FDI Inflows (2014)
    USD 3.1 billion
 
  • Airport Passengers (2014)
    7.2 million

 

 

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, BDL, Lebanese Customs Administration, World Investment Report 2015-UNCTAD, Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport