Country: Lebanon

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

7

Total Population

4,494,000

Unreached Population

612,000

% Christian Adherent

32.2%

% Evangelical

0.6 %

Largest Religion

Islam (57.3%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Alawite 131,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Americans, U.S. 4,700 English Christianity 80.0 % 28.0 %
 Arab, Egyptian 74,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.0 % 0.3 %
 Arab, Iraqi 19,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.6 % 0.2 %
 Arab, Lebanese 2,941,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.0 % 0.5 %
 Arab, Palestinian 574,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 38.0 % 0.1 %
 Arab, Syrian 38,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.5 % 0.1 %
Aramaic, West 26,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 82.0 % 0.0 %
 Armenian 82,000 Armenian Christianity 94.0 % 8.0 %
 Assyrian 24,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 93.0 % 0.0 %
 Bedouin, Levantine 49,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.2 % 0.1 %
 British 2,700 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
 Chaldean, Neo-Aramaic 21,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 96.0 % 1.0 %
Deaf Unknown Language Unknown Islam 31.0 % 0.0 %
 Druze 314,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken O Other / Small 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 15,000 Tagalog Christianity 90.0 % 12.0 %
 French 24,000 French Christianity 62.0 % 1.0 %
 Greek 4,600 Greek Christianity 88.0 % 0.4 %
 Italian 4,600 Italian Christianity 79.0 % 1.0 %
 Jew 1,400 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken E Ethnic Religions 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 89,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 4.0 % 0.0 %
 Portuguese 2,500 Portuguese Christianity 92.0 % 2.0 %
 Spaniard 2,400 Spanish Christianity 75.0 % 1.0 %
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 21,000 Turoyo Christianity 100.0 % 0.8 %
 Turk 9,700 Turkish Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
  Totals:  25 4,472,000 7     32.2 % 0.6 %  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.6 %)
32.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
57.3 %
Non-Religious
2.5 %
Other / Small Religions
7.9 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.7 %
Orthodox
23.6 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
71.5 %
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 Group who lives 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 population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Lebanon. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Lebanon
  • Christian ministry in Lebanon
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches


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