Beirut, Lebanon Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Beirut, Lebanon metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Beirut in 2019 is 2,407,000, a 0.92% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Beirut in 2018 was 2,385,000, a 2.27% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Beirut in 2017 was 2,332,000, a 2.28% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Beirut in 2016 was 2,280,000, a 2.29% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Lebanon
City Name Population
Beirut 2,407,000
Beirut - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,407,000 0.92%
2018 2,385,000 2.27%
2017 2,332,000 2.28%
2016 2,280,000 2.29%
2015 2,229,000 2.29%
2014 2,179,000 2.30%
2013 2,130,000 2.31%
2012 2,082,000 2.26%
2011 2,036,000 2.31%
2010 1,990,000 2.26%
2009 1,946,000 2.31%
2008 1,902,000 2.26%
2007 1,860,000 2.31%
2006 1,818,000 2.31%
2005 1,777,000 1.89%
2004 1,744,000 1.99%
2003 1,710,000 1.91%
2002 1,678,000 7.98%
2001 1,554,000 4.51%
2000 1,487,000 4.57%
1999 1,422,000 4.56%
1998 1,360,000 4.37%
1997 1,303,000 1.40%
1996 1,285,000 1.34%
1995 1,268,000 1.36%
1994 1,251,000 1.46%
1993 1,233,000 1.31%
1992 1,217,000 1.42%
1991 1,200,000 -7.19%
1990 1,293,000 -7.11%
1989 1,392,000 -7.20%
1988 1,500,000 -1.83%
1987 1,528,000 -1.80%
1986 1,556,000 -1.83%
1985 1,585,000 -1.80%
1984 1,614,000 -1.82%
1983 1,644,000 -1.85%
1982 1,675,000 1.58%
1981 1,649,000 1.60%
1980 1,623,000 1.56%
1979 1,598,000 1.59%
1978 1,573,000 1.61%
1977 1,548,000 1.57%
1976 1,524,000 1.60%
1975 1,500,000 10.70%
1974 1,355,000 10.61%
1973 1,225,000 10.66%
1972 1,107,000 10.70%
1971 1,000,000 8.34%
1970 923,000 4.77%
1969 881,000 4.63%
1968 842,000 4.73%
1967 804,000 4.69%
1966 768,000 4.77%
1965 733,000 4.71%
1964 700,000 5.74%
1963 662,000 5.58%
1962 627,000 5.73%
1961 593,000 5.70%
1960 561,000 5.65%
1959 531,000 5.78%
1958 502,000 5.68%
1957 475,000 5.79%
1956 449,000 5.65%
1955 425,000 5.72%
1954 402,000 5.51%
1953 381,000 5.83%
1952 360,000 5.57%
1951 341,000 5.90%
1950 322,000 0.00%