FACT FILE: LE­BANON

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POP­U­LA­TION:

6,100,075 (July 2018 est.)

POP­U­LA­TION GROWTH RATE:

-3.13% (2018 est.)

UR­BAN­I­SA­TION:

88.6% of to­tal pop­u­la­tion (2018)

BIRTH RATE:

14.1 births/1,000 pop­u­la­tion (2018 est.)

ME­DIAN AGE:

31.3 years (2018 est.)

TELE­PHONES – FIXED LINES:

17 sub­scrip­tions/100 peo­ple (2016 est.)

MO­BILE PHONES:

4,890,534 to­tal sub­scrip­tions 79 sub­scrip­tions/100 peo­ple (July 2016 est.)

GEN­ERAL ASSESS­MENT:

Re­pair of the telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions sys­tem, se­verely dam­aged dur­ing the civil war, is now com­plete.

Do­mes­ti­cally, two mo­bile-cel­lu­lar net­works pro­vide good ser­vice.

Com­bined fixed-line and mo­bile-cel­lu­lar sub­scriber­ship stands at about about 95 per 100 per­sons. There are sub­ma­rine ca­ble links to Cyprus, Egypt, and Syria, two satel­lite earth sta­tions (one In­tel­sat in the In­dian Ocean and one In­tel­sat in the At­lantic Ocean), and a coax­ial ca­ble to Syria (2016 anal­y­sis).

IN­TER­NET USERS:

4,747,542 to­tal

76.1% of to­tal pop­u­la­tion (July 2016 est.) World­wide coun­try rank: 79

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