Country: Lebanon

Number of People Groups

25

People Groups Unreached

7 (28.0%)

Total Population

5,609,000

Unreached Population

778,000 (13.9%)

% Professing Christian

32.6%

% Evangelical

0.71 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

94 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
 Alawite 144,000 2,033,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Americans, U.S. 5,900 188,897,000 English Christianity 80.00 % 28.00 %
 Arab, Egyptian 93,000 58,499,000 Arabic, Egyptian Spoken Islam 13.00 % 0.30 %
 Arab, Iraqi 24,000 17,120,000 Arabic, Mesopotamian Spoken Islam 1.60 % 0.20 %
 Arab, Lebanese 3,686,000 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 34.00 % 0.50 %
 Arab, Palestinian 566,000 11,737,000 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 38.00 % 0.10 %
 Arab, Syrian 112,000 15,493,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 6.50 % 0.10 %
Aramaic, West 32,000 54,000 Western Neo-Aramaic Christianity 82.00 % 0.10 %
 Armenian 194,000 6,323,000 Armenian Christianity 94.00 % 8.00 %
 Assyrian 29,000 656,000 Assyrian Neo-Aramaic Christianity 93.00 % 0.80 %
 Bedouin, Levantine 61,000 1,256,000 Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Islam 0.20 % 0.10 %
 British 3,400 51,662,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 %
 Chaldean, Neo-Aramaic 26,000 206,000 Chaldean Neo-Aramaic Christianity 96.00 % 1.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown Language unknown Islam 31.00 % 0.50 %
 Druze 267,000 772,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Other / Small 0.05 % 0.01 %
 Filipino, Tagalog 19,000 35,942,000 Tagalog Christianity 90.00 % 12.00 %
 French 22,000 49,469,000 French Christianity 62.00 % 1.00 %
 Greek 5,800 10,772,000 Greek Christianity 88.00 % 0.40 %
 Italian 5,800 38,042,000 Italian Christianity 79.00 % 1.00 %
 Jew 1,800 1,900 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Ethnic Religions 0.09 % 0.00 %
 Kurd, Kurmanji 267,000 14,788,000 Kurdish, Northern Islam 4.00 % 0.01 %
 Portuguese 3,100 15,076,000 Portuguese Christianity 92.00 % 2.00 %
 Spaniard 2,900 28,630,000 Spanish Christianity 75.00 % 1.00 %
 Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo 26,000 115,000 Turoyo Christianity 100.00 % 0.80 %
 Turk 12,000 59,170,000 Turkish Islam 0.10 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  25 5,609,000       7   32.65 % 0.71 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 379,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 5,988,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.7 %)
32.6 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
58.9 %
Non-Religious
2.5 %
Other / Small Religions
6.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
0.8 %
Orthodox
26.7 %
Other Christian
0.2 %
Protestant
1.0 %
Roman Catholic
68.5 %
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 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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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

Lebanon Statistics
People Groups 25
Unreached People Groups 7  (28.0%)
Population 5,609,000
Population in Unreached 778,000  (13.9%)
Urbanization 88%
Continent Asia
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code LE
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National Language English
Literacy Rate 94%
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 32.6%
Percent Evangelical 0.7%
Country Progress Level 3
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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