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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 10452  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 5988  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 585.4  
Capital city 2015 Beirut  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 2226 Excluding Syrian refugees.  
Currency 2015 Lebanese Pound (LBP)  
UN membership date 2013 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 49631  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 38420  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 21490  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 2.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 8.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 2.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 8843.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 8858.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 5390.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 3.2  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 4.3 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 4.0 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 23.6 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 15.7 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 16.7 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 73.2 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 80.1 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 79.3 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 6.7 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 6.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 8.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 23.2/70.2 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 22.0/70.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 20.3/70.6 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 126 Index base: 2008=100. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 105 Break in the time series. Index base: 2008=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 105 Beirut.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 97 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 95  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 97 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 94  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -12207  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -7552  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -2748  
Exports (million US$) 2015 3312.2 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 20487.4 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -17175.2 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Saudi Arabia (11.4), United Arab Emirates (9.7), South Africa (9.0) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 China (12.1), Italy (8.0), France (6.2) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 6.0  
Urban population (%) 2015 87.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.2  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.7  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 80.9/77.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 47  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 1997.8/34.2 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 1355 Excluding nationals residing abroad, Syrian nationals and Palestinians.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 1189052  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 9  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 6.4  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 3.2 2011.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.6 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 92.8/101.7 2013.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 68.4/68.0 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 45.8/39.5  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 4.3  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 3.1  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 88.4  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 74.7 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 69  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 13.4 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 22581/4.3  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 10  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 55.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.9  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 99.0/99.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 80.7/80.7  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 1.8  
Trade Profile
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