Lebanon Rural Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Lebanon rural population for 2018 was 781,257, a 0.88% decline from 2017.
  • Lebanon rural population for 2017 was 788,202, a 0.09% increase from 2016.
  • Lebanon rural population for 2016 was 787,483, a 1.35% increase from 2015.
  • Lebanon rural population for 2015 was 776,997, a 2.94% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lebanon Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 781,257 11.41 -0.89%
2017 788,202 11.57 0.09%
2016 787,483 11.73 1.34%
2015 776,997 11.89 2.90%
2014 754,808 12.05 4.42%
2013 722,175 12.21 5.31%
2012 684,797 12.36 5.04%
2011 651,125 12.52 3.72%
2010 627,355 12.67 1.71%
2009 616,693 12.81 -0.12%
2008 617,415 12.96 -1.14%
2007 624,474 13.10 -0.90%
2006 630,096 13.24 0.27%
2005 628,366 13.37 1.80%
2004 617,140 13.51 3.10%
2003 598,311 13.63 3.89%
2002 575,471 13.76 3.80%
2001 554,031 13.88 2.94%
2000 537,989 14.00 1.69%
1999 528,997 14.12 0.65%
1998 525,588 14.23 -1.21%
1997 531,971 14.54 -0.84%
1996 536,473 14.86 0.16%
1995 535,608 15.18 1.46%
1994 527,827 15.51 2.60%
1993 514,284 15.84 3.26%
1992 497,780 16.18 3.03%
1991 482,900 16.53 2.04%
1990 473,154 16.88 0.68%
1989 469,956 17.24 -0.54%
1988 472,503 17.60 -4.65%
1987 495,013 18.55 -4.94%
1986 520,094 19.55 -4.81%
1985 545,728 20.58 -4.54%
1984 571,060 21.65 -4.41%
1983 596,784 22.76 -4.32%
1982 623,154 23.91 -4.40%
1981 651,196 25.10 -4.57%
1980 681,613 26.33 -4.78%
1979 715,011 27.60 -4.86%
1978 750,618 28.90 -4.71%
1977 786,792 30.24 -4.23%
1976 820,802 31.61 -3.56%
1975 850,564 33.02 -2.74%
1974 874,174 34.46 -1.99%
1973 891,712 35.93 -1.45%
1972 904,754 37.42 -1.31%
1971 916,666 38.94 -1.56%
1970 931,035 40.53 -1.99%
1969 949,779 42.20 -2.16%
1968 970,507 43.90 -2.19%
1967 991,985 45.61 -1.94%
1966 1,011,389 47.34 -1.50%
1965 1,026,624 49.07 -0.99%
1964 1,036,801 50.79 -0.56%
1963 1,042,622 52.53 -0.17%
1962 1,044,435 54.25 0.09%
1961 1,043,459 55.96 0.27%
1960 1,040,675 57.66 0.37%