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Lebanon – People Groups
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People Groups
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Population Indig % Evangel % Adherent Least Reached Progress Scale Primary Religion Primary Language Pho Map Txt
Alawite145,000Y0.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Alawite
M
Alawite of Lebanon
T
Americans, U.S.5,90028.00 %80.00 %5 ChristianityEnglishP
Americans, U.S.
 T
Arab, Egyptian93,0000.30 %13.00 %2 IslamArabic, Egyptian SpokenP
Arab, Egyptian
  
Arab, Iraqi24,0000.20 %1.60 %Y1 IslamArabic, Mesopotamian SpokenP
Arab, Iraqi
M
Arab, Iraqi of Lebanon
T
Arab, Lebanese4,017,000Y0.50 %34.00 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Lebanese
M
Arab, Lebanese of Lebanon
T
Arab, Palestinian571,0000.10 %38.00 %2 IslamArabic, South Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Palestinian
M
Arab, Palestinian of Lebanon
T
Arab, Syrian173,0000.10 %6.50 %2 IslamArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Arab, Syrian
M
Arab, Syrian of Lebanon
T
Aramaic, West32,0000.10 %82.00 %3 ChristianityWestern Neo-Aramaic   
Armenian196,0008.00 %94.00 %4 ChristianityArmenianP
Armenian
 T
Assyrian30,0000.80 %93.00 %3 ChristianityAssyrian Neo-AramaicP
Assyrian
 T
Bedouin, Levantine62,000Y0.10 %0.20 %Y1 IslamArabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenP
Bedouin, Levantine
M
Bedouin, Levantine of Lebanon
T
British3,5008.00 %60.00 %4 ChristianityEnglishP
British
  
Chaldean26,0001.00 %96.00 %3 ChristianityChaldean Neo-AramaicP
Chaldean
  
DeafY0.50 %31.00 %2 IslamLanguage unknown   
Druze270,000Y0.01 %0.05 %Y1 Other / SmallArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Druze
M
Druze of Lebanon
T
Filipino, Tagalog19,00012.00 %90.00 %5 ChristianityTagalogP
Filipino, Tagalog
  
French22,0001.00 %62.00 %3 ChristianityFrenchP
French
 T
Greek5,8000.40 %88.00 %3 ChristianityGreekP
Greek
 T
Italian5,8001.00 %79.00 %3 ChristianityItalianP
Italian
  
Jew, Syrian1,800Y0.00 %0.09 %Y1 Ethnic ReligionsArabic, North Levantine SpokenP
Jew, Syrian
 T
Kurd, Kurmanji270,0000.01 %4.00 %Y1 IslamKurdish, NorthernP
Kurd, Kurmanji
M
Kurd, Kurmanji of Lebanon
T
Portuguese3,1002.00 %92.00 %3 ChristianityPortugueseP
Portuguese
  
Romani, Domari5,0000.00 %0.00 %Y1 IslamDomariP
Romani, Domari
  
Spaniard3,0001.00 %75.00 %3 ChristianitySpanishP
Spaniard
  
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo2,5000.80 %100.00 %3 ChristianityTuroyoP
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo
M
Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo of Lebanon
 
Turk12,0000.00 %0.10 %Y1 IslamTurkishP
Turk
 T
Total People Groups:   26 5,998,000 6     8     24 9 15
Unclassified / Other Individuals 41,000  
UN Country Population (2017) 6,039,000  
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Lebanon – People Progress

% of People Groups [1]
 
% of Population in People Group [1] [2]
 
Progress Level Peoples % of Peoples Population % of Population [2]
  1 - Unreached 8 30.8 % 790,000 13.2 %
  2 - Minimally reached 5 19.2 % 4,854,000 80.9 %
  3 - Superficially reached 9 34.6 % 130,000 2.2 %
  4 - Partially reached 2 7.7 % 200,000 3.3 %
  5 - Significantly reached 2 7.7 % 25,000 0.4 %
Totals 26   5,998,000  


NOTES:
  1. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  2. % of Population in People Group:  The percentage of the population that lives in a people group at each progress level. Not every person living in an unreached people group is necessarily unreached.
Lebanon – People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
 

Alawite
145,000


Americans, U.S.
5,900


Arab, Egyptian
93,000


Arab, Iraqi
24,000


Arab, Lebanese
4,017,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Palestinian
571,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Arab, Syrian
173,000


Armenian
196,000


Assyrian
30,000


© Copyrighted Photo
Bedouin, Levantine
62,000


British
3,500


Chaldean
26,000


Druze
270,000


Filipino, Tagalog
19,000


French
22,000


Greek
5,800


Italian
5,800


© Copyrighted Photo
Jew, Syrian
1,800


Kurd, Kurmanji
270,000


Portuguese
3,100


© Copyrighted Photo
Romani, Domari
5,000


Spaniard
3,000


Syrian Aramaic, Turoyo
2,500


Turk
12,000

Lebanon People Photos   *** Note:  Only people groups with photos available are displayed here.***
Lebanon – Languages
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Language
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Language
Code
# Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
Bible
Locator
Audio NT
Online
Jesus
Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Spokenavl11None
Arabic, Egyptian Spokenarz10NT
Arabic, Mesopotamian Spokenacm11None
Arabic, North Levantine Spokenapc53Portions
Arabic, South Levantine Spokenajp10Portions
Armenianhye10Complete
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicaii10Complete
Chaldean Neo-Aramaiccld10NT
Domarirmt11None
Englisheng20Complete
Frenchfra10Complete
Greekell10Complete
Italianita10Complete
Kurdish, Northernkmr11Complete
Language unknownxxx10None
Portuguesepor10Complete
Spanishspa10Complete
Tagalogtgl10Complete
Turkishtur11Complete
Turoyotru10NT
Western Neo-Aramaicamw10None
Totals: 21 26 8   16 12 16 19 11
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Lebanon – Religions
Major Religions [1] [3]
Evangelicals: 0.7 %
(subset of Christianity)
 
Christianity Segments [2] [3]
(Evangelicals distributed across
Christianity Segments)
 
% Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends [4]

NOTES:
  1. Major Religions: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Major Religion percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Religion for all Peoples within the country.
  2. Christianity Segments: Each People Group's population is multiplied by the Christianity Segments percentages for that people group. Results are summed for each Christianity Segment for all peoples within the country.
  3. Small Values: Values less than .3% are not shown on pie charts for labeling clarity.
  4. % Evangelical and % Professing Christian Trends:  Source Operation World Editions 1986, 1993, 2001, 2010.
    Zero percent data values may mean unknown or unavailable.
Lebanon – Possible Ministry Involvement
  • Below are lists of ministries that may work in Lebanon. Ministries in the Lebanon section probably minister in this country. Ministries in the Middle East and North Africa section only possibly minister in this country. The purpose of this information is to assist potential new missionaries connect with sending agencies and for general ministry networking. Click on the links below to visit ministry websites for further information. Visit the Power-Of-Connecting "Find a Network Tool" to find further networking information.
  • The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Omissions are not intentional, but occur simply from lack of data. Please contact us to suggest other ministries to include here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
Ministries in Lebanon   Ministries in Middle East and North Africa
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Lebanon – Statistics, Prayer Cards, Maps and Links
 
Statistics
Population 5,998,000
Percent Urbanization 88 %
Total People Groups 26
Unreached People Groups 8
Region Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Official National Language Arabic, Standard
Secondary National LanguageEnglish
Primary Religion Islam
Percent Professing Christian 32.3%  [1]
Percent Evangelical 0.7%  [2]
Country Progress Level 2
Persecution Ranking Not ranked (1=High to 50=Low OD)
Human Development Index 0.765 (0=Low to 1=High UN)

Links
Operation World
Window International Country Profile
Ethnologue Language Listing
State Department Religious Freedom Report
World Factbook

Notes
[1]  Calculated by summing the major religion data for the people groups in the country.
[2]  Calculated by summing the Evangelical data for the people groups in the country.
 
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