Lebanon population 5,963,214 (live)

The population of Lebanon is expected to decrease by 46,000 in 2020 and reach 5,957,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 140,000 people yearly. On average there are 92,672 births and 29,570 deaths in Lebanon per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.05 percent per year. The population density of Lebanon has changed from 254.7 in 1980 to 595.7 in 2018.

Current population 5,963,214 people at present (Tuesday 24th of November 2020)
Median Age 33.6 years
Life expectancy 80.3 years
Population density 588.4 per km2
Population of Lebanon from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 6,020,000 -46,000 (-0.8%) -140,000 33.6 1.70 588 5,322,000 (88.4%)
2019 6,066,000 -28,000 (-0.5%) -30,000 33.2 1.70 593 5,355,000 (88.3%)
2018 6,094,000 12,000 (0.2%) -30,000 32.8 1.71 596 5,372,000 (88.2%)
2017 6,082,000 75,332 (1.2%) -30,000 32.4 1.71 595 5,355,000 (88.0%)
2016 6,006,668 155,189 (2.6%) -30,000 32.1 1.72 587 5,280,702 (87.9%)
2015 5,851,479 248,200 (4.2%) -30,000 31.8 1.72 572 5,137,130 (87.8%)
2010 4,337,141 153,985 (3.6%) 250,000 32.1 1.61 424 3,781,250 (87.2%)
2005 3,986,852 123,585 (3.1%) 36,674 30.3 1.75 390 3,451,976 (86.6%)
2000 3,235,366 78,720 (2.4%) 110,022 29.6 2.23 316 2,782,415 (86.0%)
1995 3,033,394 58,754 (1.9%) -5,886 28.3 2.62 297 2,572,925 (84.8%)
1990 2,703,016 26,411 (1.0%) 18,000 27.5 3.00 264 2,246,747 (83.1%)
1985 2,676,583 9,363 (0.4%) -45,608 26.2 3.48 262 2,125,796 (79.4%)
1980 2,605,293 2,727 (0.1%) -42,876 25.1 4.00 255 1,919,371 (73.7%)
1975 2,575,690 40,193 (1.6%) -54,000 24.8 4.44 252 1,725,146 (67.0%)
1970 2,297,389 46,787 (2.0%) -2,000 24.6 4.95 225 1,366,372 (59.5%)
1965 2,092,348 51,141 (2.4%) -14,000 24.7 5.50 205 1,065,737 (50.9%)
1960 1,804,926 59,679 (3.2%) 4,000 25.4 5.74 176 764,260 (42.3%)

In 2019 the population of Lebanon was 6,066,000 and the average age increased from 25.4 in 1960 to 33.2. Urban population has increased from 2,782,415 (86.0%) in 2000 to 5,322,000 (88.4%) in the current year. The population density of Lebanon has changed from 254.7 in 1980 to 595.7 in 2018.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 6,020,000 -46,000 (-0.8%) -140,000 33.6 1.70 588 5,322,000 (88.4%)
2025 5,606,000 -84,000 (-1.5%) -90,000 36.1 1.69 548 4,990,000 (89.0%)
2030 5,369,000 -28,000 (-0.5%) -34,000 38.2 1.69 525 4,810,000 (89.6%)
2035 5,336,000 5,000 (0.1%) -4,000 40.1 1.69 522 4,811,000 (90.2%)
2040 5,392,000 10,000 (0.2%) -4,000 41.8 1.69 527 4,891,000 (90.7%)
2045 5,412,000 1,000 (0.0%) -4,000 43.5 1.70 529 4,936,000 (91.2%)
2050 5,412,000 -1,000 (0.0%) -4,000 44.9 1.71 529 4,962,000 (91.7%)

Total Lebanon population should reach 6,020,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 5,412,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 85.3 (84.4 years for male and 86.2 years for females). Population density will go down to 529.0 people per square kilometer.

Lebanon demographics 2019

The population growth rate is minus 0.76% (28,000 residents, including 29,151 deaths). The demographics of Lebanon constitutes of 2,997,000 women and 3,023,000 men, which means there are 1,009 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 29.7% of population (1,788,542) is 19 or younger, 61.0% of population (3,674,608) is between age 20 and 64 and 9.2% of population (553,840) is over 65.

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