FACT FILE: LEBANON
6,100,075 (July 2018 est.)
POPULATION GROWTH RATE:
-3.13% (2018 est.)
88.6% of total population (2018)
14.1 births/1,000 population (2018 est.)
31.3 years (2018 est.)
TELEPHONES – FIXED LINES:
17 subscriptions/100 people (2016 est.)
4,890,534 total subscriptions 79 subscriptions/100 people (July 2016 est.)
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).
76.1% of total population (July 2016 est.) Worldwide country rank: 79