Country: Lebanon

Number of People Groups

26

People Groups Unreached

8 (30.8%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

5,998,000

Population in Unreached

789,000 (13.2%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

32.3%

% Evangelical

0.70%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.1%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Alawite 145,000 2,064,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 5,900 190,299,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 93,000 61,168,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Iraqi 24,000 17,702,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Lebanese 4,017,000 11,648,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Palestinian 571,000 11,940,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Syrian 173,000 15,831,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.50 % 0.10 %
Aramaic, West 32,000 54,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 82.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 196,000 6,289,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Assyrian 30,000 666,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 93.00 % 0.80 %
 Bedouin, Levantine 62,000 1,280,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 British 3,500 51,406,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Chaldean 26,000 210,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 31.00 % 0.50 %
 Druze 270,000 795,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.05 % 0.01 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 36,668,000 Tagalog Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 French 22,000 49,762,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 %
 Greek 5,800 10,656,000 Greek Christianity 88.00 % 0.40 %
 Italian 5,800 37,691,000 Italian Christianity 79.00 % 1.00 %
 Jew, Syrian 1,800 1,900 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.09 % 0.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 270,000 15,021,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 4.00 % 0.01 %
 Portuguese 3,100 17,301,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 2.00 %
 Romani, Domari 5,000 3,340,000 Domari Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Spaniard 3,000 28,653,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 %
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 2,500 146,000 Turoyo Christianity 100.00 % 0.80 %
 Turk 12,000 59,424,000 Turkish Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  26 5,998,000       8   32.26 % 0.70 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 6,039,000              
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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
Arabic, Egyptian Spoken arz 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken acm 1 1
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
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
Western Neo-Aramaic amw 1 0
Totals: 21 26 8   10 12 16 19 11

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
32.3 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
59.5 %
Non-Religious
2.5 %
Other / Small Religions
5.7 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.8 %
Orthodox
26.4 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
70.1 %
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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  • Church planting agencies in Lebanon
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  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Lebanon Statistics
People Groups 26
Unreached People Groups 8  (30.8%)
Population 5,998,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 0.9%
Population in Unreached 789,000  (13.2%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 21 to 31
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Christian Adherent 32.3%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.1%
Country Progress Level 2
Urbanization 88%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code LE
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Official National Language(s) Arabic, Standard    English
Literacy Rate 94%
Estimated Illiterate Population 360,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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