Demographics of Lebanon

Religions and Ethnicity
ReligionsMuslim 59.7% (Shia, Sunni, Druze, Isma'ilite, Alawite or Nusayri), Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Chaldean, Assyrian, Coptic, Protestant), other 1.3%
17 religious sects recognized
Ethnic groupsArab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%
many Christian Lebanese do not identify themselves as Arab but rather as descendents of the ancient Canaanites and prefer to be called Phoenicians
Demographics
Intentional homicides2.20 per 100,000 people (2010)1.90 per 100,000 people (2009)6.00 per 100,000 people (2008)
Intentional homicides of Lebanon
Total Population5.88 Million (2014)4.13 Million (2013)4.14 Million (2012)
Total Population of Lebanon
Population Growth9.37 % (2014)-0.04 % (2013)-0.38 % (2012)
Population Growth of Lebanon
Land per Capita0.00 Square kilometer per capita
Population density566 capita per square kilometer (2014)397 capita per square kilometer (2013)398 capita per square kilometer (2012)
Population density of Lebanon
Technology and Infrastructure
Mobile cellular subscriptions80.6 per 100 people (2013)80.8 per 100 people (2012)77.2 per 100 people (2011)
Mobile cellular subscriptions of Lebanon
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers9.95 per 100 people (2013)9.71 per 100 people (2012)8.28 per 100 people (2011)
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers of Lebanon
Internet users70.5 per 100 people (2013)61.2 per 100 people (2012)52.0 per 100 people (2011)
Internet users of Lebanon