Urban population reached 5.38 mil in 2017 in Lebanon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.45 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Lebanon reached an all time high of 5.38 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.764 mil in 1960. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, urban population in Cyprus amounted to 0.788 mil, 8.05 mil in Israel, 8.80 mil in Jordan and 9.77 mil in Syria in 2017.
Lebanon has been ranked 89th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 12 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.