FYI: Religion in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Religious Affiliations

  • Muslim – 59.7% (Shi’a, Sunni, Druze, Isma’ilite, Alawite or Nusayri)
  • Christian – 39% (Maronite Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Chaldean, Assyrian, Copt, Protestant)
  • other – 1.3%

note: 17 religious sects recognized

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2 Comments on “FYI: Religion in Lebanon”

  1. elia mahfouz Says:

    the christians in lebanon are 45% and not 39% your rong

  2. heysonnie Says:

    Hi Elia~~ The point that I was trying to make is that Lebanon is not all Islam, as many right-wing American commentators would have us believe. I got my information from an encyclopedia. What is your reference? I’d be glad to re-post with corrected information if you provide it to me. Thanks. –Sonnie

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