Lebanon Urban Population 1960-2024

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2022 was 4,900,251, a 1.65% decline from 2021.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2021 was 4,982,643, a 1.05% decline from 2020.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2020 was 5,035,754, a 1.87% decline from 2019.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2019 was 5,131,905, a 2.66% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lebanon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 4,900,251 89.26 -1.67%
2021 4,982,643 89.09 -1.06%
2020 5,035,754 88.93 -1.89%
2019 5,131,905 88.76 -2.69%
2018 5,272,027 88.59 -2.44%
2017 5,402,350 88.43 -2.23%
2016 5,524,233 88.27 -2.04%
2015 5,637,850 88.11 2.15%
2014 5,518,096 87.95 10.15%
2013 4,985,463 87.79 9.40%
2012 4,538,087 87.64 2.78%
2011 4,413,617 87.48 1.15%
2010 4,363,032 87.33 1.07%
2009 4,316,746 87.19 1.46%
2008 4,254,276 87.04 1.77%
2007 4,179,597 86.90 2.04%
2006 4,095,048 86.76 1.80%
2005 4,022,130 86.63 1.63%
2004 3,956,925 86.49 1.69%
2003 3,890,622 86.37 1.45%
2002 3,834,805 86.24 1.44%
2001 3,779,891 86.12 1.71%
2000 3,715,752 86.00 1.78%
1999 3,650,130 85.89 1.82%
1998 3,584,143 85.77 2.08%
1997 3,510,272 85.46 2.17%
1996 3,434,835 85.14 2.25%
1995 3,358,567 84.82 2.21%
1994 3,285,132 84.49 2.20%
1993 3,213,784 84.16 2.34%
1992 3,139,325 83.82 2.54%
1991 3,060,696 83.47 2.43%
1990 2,987,083 83.12 2.35%
1989 2,917,811 82.76 2.40%
1988 2,848,690 82.40 3.10%
1987 2,761,728 81.45 3.70%
1986 2,661,426 80.45 3.78%
1985 2,562,749 79.42 3.33%
1984 2,478,743 78.35 3.24%
1983 2,399,839 77.24 2.69%
1982 2,336,033 76.09 2.98%
1981 2,267,359 74.90 3.77%
1980 2,183,419 73.67 3.84%
1979 2,101,254 72.40 -7.43%
1978 2,263,369 71.10 -6.36%
1977 2,411,999 69.76 13.86%
1976 2,099,767 68.39 15.25%
1975 1,802,770 66.98 4.38%
1974 1,725,590 65.54 4.69%
1973 1,646,549 64.07 4.87%
1972 1,568,233 62.58 5.04%
1971 1,491,169 61.06 5.13%
1970 1,416,570 59.48 5.33%
1969 1,343,077 57.80 5.66%
1968 1,269,168 56.10 5.75%
1967 1,198,233 54.39 5.86%
1966 1,129,983 52.66 6.09%
1965 1,063,240 50.94 6.22%
1964 999,119 49.21 6.53%
1963 935,975 47.48 6.76%
1962 874,759 45.75 6.93%
1961 816,173 44.04 6.95%
1960 761,366 42.34 %