Lebanon Urban Population 1960-2021

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 2019 was 6,084,994, a 0.29% increase from 2018.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
China 842,933,962
Brazil 183,241,641
Russia 107,683,889
Mexico 102,626,859
Turkey 63,097,818
Iran 62,509,623
Colombia 40,827,302
South Africa 39,149,717
Thailand 35,294,600
Algeria 31,510,100
Iraq 27,783,368
Peru 25,390,339
Venezuela 25,162,368
Malaysia 24,475,766
Ecuador 11,116,711
Kazakhstan 10,652,915
Romania 10,468,793
Jordan 9,213,048
Dominican Republic 8,787,475
Cuba 8,739,135
Guatemala 8,540,945
Belarus 7,482,982
Lebanon 6,084,994
Azerbaijan 5,616,165
Libya 5,448,597
Bulgaria 5,256,027
Paraguay 4,359,150
Costa Rica 4,041,885
Serbia 3,907,243
Turkmenistan 3,092,738
Gabon 1,949,694
Armenia 1,869,848
Albania 1,747,593
Jamaica 1,650,594
Botswana 1,616,550
Bosnia 1,605,144
Namibia 1,273,258
North Macedonia 1,212,740
Equatorial Guinea 984,812
Mauritius 515,980
Fiji 505,048
Montenegro 417,765
Suriname 384,252
Maldives 213,645
Guyana 208,912
Belize 179,039
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,185
Dominica 50,830
American Samoa 48,203
Marshall Islands 45,514
Grenada 40,765
Samoa 35,588
St. Lucia 34,280
Tonga 24,145
Nauru 12,581
Tuvalu 7,362
Lebanon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 6,084,994 88.76 0.29%
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 %