Religion in Lebanon

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 5,261,372 (#121 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Lebanese (singular and plural)
adjective: Lebanese
Ethnic Groups Arab 95%, Armenian 4%, other 1%
Religions Muslim 61.1% (30.6% Sunni, 30.5% Shia, smaller percentages of Alawites and Ismailis), Christian 33.7% (Maronite Catholics are the largest Christian group), Druze 5.2%, very small numbers of Jews, Baha'is, Buddhists, and Hindus (2018 est.)
Islam 61.1% (2018 est.)
Christianity 33.7% (2018 est.)
Sunni 30.6% (2018 est.)
Shia 30.5% (2018 est.)
Druze 5.2% (2018 est.)

Sources

  1. Lebanon.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Lebanon.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Lebanon.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title Religion in Lebanon
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/lebanon
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MLA Citation “Religion in Lebanon.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/lebanon>