Country: Lebanon

Number of People Groups

26

People Groups Unreached

8 (30.8%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

6,744,000

Population in Unreached

944,000 (14.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

32.6%

% Evangelical

0.71%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.1%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
 Alawite 161,000 1,978,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Americans, U.S. 6,600 192,805,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.00 % -
 Arab, Egyptian 104,000 65,726,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 0.30 % -
 Arab, Iraqi 27,000 16,842,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.20 % 1
 Arab, Lebanese 4,369,000 7,855,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.00 % 0.40 % -
 Arab, Palestinian 633,000 10,844,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 0.10 % -
 Arab, Syrian 192,000 16,089,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.50 % 0.10 % -
Aramaic, West 36,000 60,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 82.00 % 0.10 % -
 Armenian 293,000 6,637,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 % -
 Assyrian 33,000 740,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 93.00 % 0.80 % -
 Bedouin, Levantine 68,000 1,364,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
 British 3,800 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chaldean 29,000 125,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 % -
Deaf 34,000 47,601,000 Language unknown Islam 31.97 % -
 Druze 299,000 988,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.05 % 0.01 % 6
 Filipino, Tagalog 21,000 38,060,000 Tagalog Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 25,000 50,319,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 % -
 Greek 6,400 10,234,000 Greek Christianity 88.00 % 0.40 % -
 Italian 6,500 38,270,000 Italian Christianity 79.00 % 1.00 % -
 Jew, Syrian 2,000 2,100 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.09 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurd, Kurmanji 293,000 15,724,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 4.00 % 0.01 % 6
 Portuguese 3,400 17,755,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 2.00 % -
 Romani, Domari 5,500 3,505,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Spaniard 3,300 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 % -
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 2,800 151,000 Turoyo Christianity 100.00 % 0.80 % -
 Turkmen, Middle-Eastern 88,000 2,807,000 Turkish Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
  Totals:  26 6,744,000         8 32.58 % 0.71 % 21 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 81,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 6,825,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Akkar 524,000
Baalbak - Hermel 565,000
Beirut 534,000
Bekaa 658,000
Mount Lebanon 2,221,000
Nabatiyeh 486,000
North 975,000
South 727,000
Provinces:  8 6,690,000
UN Country Population 6,825,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 4,256.0 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 11,356.1 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 3,058.1 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 1,701.6 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
6,744,000




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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken avl 1 1 Bible Portions
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 5 3 Bible Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spoken ajp 1 0 Bible Portions
Armenian hye 1 0 Complete Bible
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic aii 1 0 Complete Bible
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic cld 1 0 New Testament
Domari rmt 1 1 Bible Portions
English eng 2 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Greek ell 1 0 Complete Bible
Italian ita 1 0 Complete Bible
Kurdish, Northern kmr 1 1 Complete Bible
Portuguese por 1 0 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 1 0 Complete Bible
Tagalog tgl 1 0 Complete Bible
Turkish tur 1 1 Complete Bible
Turoyo tru 1 0 New Testament
Unknown xxx 1 0 Unspecified
Western Neo-Aramaic amw 1 0 Unspecified
Totals: 21 26 8   11 12 17 19 11

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
32.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
59.2 %
Non-Religious
2.5 %
Other / Small Religions
5.6 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.8 %
Orthodox
28.5 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
67.6 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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Lebanon Statistics
People Groups 26
Unreached People Groups 8  (30.8%)
Population 6,744,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.9%
Population in Unreached 944,000  (14.0%)
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 32.6%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 21
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 87%
Continent Asia
Region Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code LE
Official Language(s) Arabic, StandardEnglish
Literacy Rate 94%
Estimated Illiterate Population 405,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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