Lebanese Republic

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Capital: Beirut
    Area: 10,452 sq. km.
    Form of Government: Parliamentary Democracy
    Official language: Arabic
    Currency: The Lebanese Pound - with the exchange rate of the dollar equals 1,507 LL.

    Population (2016): 6.006 million
    Population density (2016): 587 km2
    Labor (2016): 2.16 million
    Urban Population (2016): 88% of the total
    Human Development Index (HDI): 0.763
    Higher education (2015): 43%
    Unemployment rate (2014):> 20%

     
    Economic Indicators
    GDP at current prices (2016): US $ 51.8 billion
    GDP / per capita (2016): US $ 8,624
    Average inflation rate (2016): 1%
    Current account balance (2016): - US $ 394.4 million
    Balance of Payments (2016): US $ 1.3 million
    Local Private Sector Credit (2016): 111.9% of GDP
    Corporate tax rate (2016): 15%
    Major Importers (2016): Greece - Russia - China - Italy - Kuwait - Ukraine
    Major export partners (2016): Turkey - Syria - Saudi Arabia - United Arab Emirates - Kuwait - Egypt - Iraq
    FDI inflows (2016): US $ 2.56 billion
    Number of Airport Passengers (2016): 7.5 million

    Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, Central Administration of Statistics (CAS), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and ESCWA.

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