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 2020 was 6,069,524, a 0.25% decline from 2019.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2019 was 6,084,990, a 0.13% increase from 2018.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2018 was 6,076,955, a 0.77% increase from 2017.
  • Lebanon urban population for 2017 was 6,030,303, a 1.75% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lebanon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 6,069,524 88.93 -0.25%
2019 6,084,990 88.76 0.13%
2018 6,076,955 88.59 0.77%
2017 6,030,303 88.43 1.74%
2016 5,926,427 88.27 2.92%
2015 5,755,684 88.11 4.43%
2014 5,506,402 87.95 5.90%
2013 5,191,037 87.79 6.73%
2012 4,852,949 87.64 6.43%
2011 4,550,937 87.48 5.08%
2010 4,325,709 87.33 3.04%
2009 4,196,333 87.19 1.17%
2008 4,147,329 87.04 0.11%
2007 4,142,872 86.90 0.32%
2006 4,129,663 86.76 1.45%
2005 4,070,396 86.63 2.95%
2004 3,952,237 86.49 4.19%
2003 3,790,067 86.37 4.96%
2002 3,606,734 86.24 4.82%
2001 3,436,969 86.12 3.92%
2000 3,304,786 86.00 2.64%
1999 3,218,765 85.89 1.59%
1998 3,167,927 85.77 1.32%
1997 3,126,453 85.46 1.69%
1996 3,074,191 85.14 2.68%
1995 2,992,771 84.82 4.00%
1994 2,875,532 84.49 5.13%
1993 2,731,845 84.16 5.78%
1992 2,578,353 83.82 5.56%
1991 2,438,801 83.47 4.57%
1990 2,329,880 83.12 3.20%
1989 2,256,482 82.76 1.98%
1988 2,212,178 82.40 1.79%
1987 2,172,944 81.45 1.49%
1986 2,140,779 80.45 1.63%
1985 2,106,265 79.42 1.88%
1984 2,066,996 78.35 2.04%
1983 2,025,288 77.24 2.11%
1982 1,982,992 76.09 2.03%
1981 1,943,104 74.90 1.86%
1980 1,907,315 73.67 1.66%
1979 1,875,897 72.40 1.57%
1978 1,846,585 71.10 1.73%
1977 1,814,944 69.76 2.19%
1976 1,775,606 68.39 2.88%
1975 1,725,183 66.98 3.70%
1974 1,662,600 65.54 4.45%
1973 1,590,231 64.07 4.97%
1972 1,513,082 62.58 5.13%
1971 1,437,380 61.06 5.06%
1970 1,366,400 59.48 4.93%
1969 1,300,672 57.80 4.76%
1968 1,240,264 56.10 4.75%
1967 1,182,750 54.39 4.99%
1966 1,125,228 52.66 5.43%
1965 1,065,751 50.94 5.93%
1964 1,004,429 49.21 6.38%
1963 942,378 47.48 6.75%
1962 880,861 45.75 7.02%
1961 821,157 44.04 7.18%
1960 764,264 42.34 %