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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Currency Lebanese Pound (LBP)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 10452  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 4647  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 444.6  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Beirut (2022)  
United Nations membership date 24 October 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 42490  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 37124  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 21861  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 1.5  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 6.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 1.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 9143.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 8551.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 5483.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 9054.4  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 8521.9  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 5614.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 29.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 34.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 22.1  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 1507.50 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 1507.50 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 1507.50 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -1663  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -7552  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -2748  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 118 Index base 2008=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 105 Index base 2008=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 105 Beirut.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 102  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 92  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 22.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 22.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 20.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 70.5  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 70.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 70.6  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 1366 Excludes nationals residing abroad, Syrian nationals, Palestinians and students.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2168 Excludes nationals residing abroad, Syrian nationals, Palestinians and students.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1140 Excludes nationals residing abroad, Syrian nationals, Palestinians and students.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 72  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 90  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 93.2  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 67.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 24.5 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 61.3 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 43.7 ITU estimate. Age group 15 years and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 10.1 Age group 6 years and over.  
Exports (million US$) 2012 4446.2  
Imports (million US$) 2012 21146.5  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -16700.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 South Africa (19.4), Switzerland (12.3), Saudi Arabia (7.9)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 United States (11.2), Italy (8.6), China (8.2)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.0  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.9  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -0.2  
Urban population (%) 2013 87.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 20.8  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 12.3/12.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 103.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 82.1/77.9  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 8.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 58.0 2004.  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 849.7/17.6 Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 580383  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 1.7  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 86.6/90.9  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 54.3  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 0.5/2.9 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 3.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 59  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 13.4  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 20387/4.8  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1446.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 826 Based on monthly averages for the period 1981-1990.  
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