Arab World

 

14. Lebanon > Religion


The chief religions of Lebanon are Christianity and Islam. About half the population are Christian, and Lebanon is reputed to have the oldest Christian communities in the world. Lebanon has a religious liberty rating of 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 is most freedom). (Source: World Religion Database)

Major denominations


Maronites

424,000

Greek Orthodox

150,000

Armenian Orthodox

69,000

Greek Catholics

91,000

Protestants

14,000

Armenian Catholics

14,500

Sunni Muslims

286,000

Shia Muslims

250,000

Druze

88,000

Jews

6,600




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