Lebanon Opportunities

Resident population at 4.8 million

The population residing in Lebanon is estimated to have grown 29 percent, over the period 2004-2018, to 4.8 million, according to a recent survey by the Central Administration of Statistics (CAS). Household size continues to shrink, which means that the demographic growth is slowing. Emigration also contributes to the decrease in the size of households. This decline is also driven by the fact that more young people are leaving home to live in separate residences. The slowing population growth is reflected in the ageing of the population with the proportion of senior citizens rising in comparison to the youth population.

Growth is still within the normal

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