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Lebanon at a Glance
Economic Performance



Gross Domestic Product (GDP)


GDP at Current Prices (2018)1

USD 56.41 billion
GDP/Capita (2018)1 USD 9,260
Real GDP Growth (2018)1 0.2%
GDP Composition by Sector (2017)2  
- Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 3%
- Mining, Manufacturing, and Utilities 11%
- Financial Services, Professional and Administrative Services 8%
- Real Estate 15%
- Construction 4%
- Public Administration 10%
- Commercial Trade 13%
- Education and Health Services 14%
- Information and Communication  3%
- Others (including catering, transport…) 19%
Fiscal Performance  
Gross Public Debt (2018)3 151% of GDP
Fiscal Deficit (2018)3 11.1% of GDP
Domestic Credit to Private Sector (end of 2018)1 & 3 109.4% of GDP
Average Inflation Rate (2018)1 6.1%
Corporate Tax Rate (2019)3 17%
Current Account Balance (USD Billion) (2018)3 -12.44
Foreign Investment  
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Inflows (2018)4 USD 2.88 billion
Airport Traffic  
Airport Passengers (2018)5 8.83 million

Source: 1International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2Central Administration of Statistics (CAS), 3Central Bank of Lebanon, 4UNCTAD, 5Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport 

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