Lebanon Urban Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 2018 was 6,067,668, a 0.73% increase from 2017.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2017 was 6,023,671, a 1.69% increase from 2016.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2016 was 5,923,638, a 2.92% increase from 2015.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2015 was 5,755,681, a 4.5% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Colombia 40,105,215
South Africa 38,339,668
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Guatemala 8,805,695
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Lebanon 6,067,668
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Lebanon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 6,067,668 88.59 0.73%
2017 6,023,671 88.43 1.67%
2016 5,923,638 88.27 2.88%
2015 5,755,681 88.11 4.41%
2014 5,507,602 87.95 5.89%
2013 5,192,446 87.79 6.74%
2012 4,853,837 87.64 6.44%
2011 4,551,218 87.48 5.08%
2010 4,325,706 87.33 3.04%
2009 4,196,333 87.19 1.17%
2008 4,147,326 87.04 0.11%
2007 4,142,870 86.90 0.32%
2006 4,129,657 86.76 1.45%
2005 4,070,397 86.63 2.95%
2004 3,952,238 86.49 4.19%
2003 3,790,064 86.37 4.96%
2002 3,606,734 86.24 4.82%
2001 3,436,970 86.12 3.92%
2000 3,304,789 86.00 2.64%
1999 3,218,769 85.89 1.59%
1998 3,167,932 85.77 1.32%
1997 3,126,453 85.46 1.69%
1996 3,074,192 85.14 2.68%
1995 2,992,772 84.82 4.00%
1994 2,875,530 84.49 5.13%
1993 2,731,842 84.16 5.78%
1992 2,578,352 83.82 5.56%
1991 2,438,806 83.47 4.57%
1990 2,329,890 83.12 3.20%
1989 2,256,484 82.76 1.98%
1988 2,212,172 82.40 1.79%
1987 2,172,947 81.45 1.49%
1986 2,140,778 80.45 1.63%
1985 2,106,267 79.42 1.88%
1984 2,066,994 78.35 2.04%
1983 2,025,288 77.24 2.11%
1982 1,982,985 76.09 2.03%
1981 1,943,106 74.90 1.86%
1980 1,907,316 73.67 1.66%
1979 1,875,891 72.40 1.57%
1978 1,846,587 71.10 1.73%
1977 1,814,948 69.76 2.19%
1976 1,775,604 68.39 2.88%
1975 1,725,185 66.98 3.69%
1974 1,662,604 65.54 4.45%
1973 1,590,231 64.07 4.97%
1972 1,513,082 62.58 5.13%
1971 1,437,381 61.06 5.06%
1970 1,366,399 59.48 4.93%
1969 1,300,668 57.80 4.76%
1968 1,240,265 56.10 4.75%
1967 1,182,753 54.39 4.99%
1966 1,125,228 52.66 5.43%
1965 1,065,751 50.94 5.93%
1964 1,004,428 49.21 6.38%
1963 942,379 47.48 6.75%
1962 880,862 45.75 7.02%
1961 821,160 44.04 7.18%
1960 764,266 42.34 7.31%