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Al-Biqā'

Governorate in Lebanon

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NameNativeStatusPopulation
Estimate
1996-12-31
Population
Estimate
2007-12-31
Population
Estimate
2011-12-31
Population
Estimate
2017-12-31
Al-Biqā' [Beqaa]البقاعGovernorate203,867244,231268,468534,342
Al-Biqā' al-Gharbī [Békaa Ouest, Western Beqaa]قضاء البقاع الغربيDistrict55,69268,47776,917150,838
Rāshayyā [Rachaiya]قضاء راشيّاDistrict23,83930,03133,65747,122
Zaḥlah [Zahlé]قضاء زحلةDistrict124,336145,723157,894336,382
Lubnān [Lebanon]لبنانRepublic3,111,8323,759,1344,036,4505,416,225

Source: Ministry of Public Health, Lebanese Republic (web), UNHCR (web), Lebanese Palestinean Dialogue Committee (web).

Explanation: The tabulated population figures include registered Syrian refugees (995,512 in January 2018). The number of non-registered Syrian refugees is estimed to be about 400,000. Palestine refugees residing in camps and gatherings (174,422 according to the mid-2017 census) are not included in the regular population figures but reported by the detail pages. Furthermore, there are about 40,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon. The actual total end-of-2017 population of Lebanon was – using these numbers – about 6.05 million.


Further information about the population structure:

Population Groups (E 2017)
Residential population302,186
Registered Syrian refugees232,156
Palestine refugees residing in camps and gatherings4,384