Lebanese Culture

References

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Author: Nina Evason, 2015


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Lebanon
  • Population
    4,965,914
    0.07% of World Population
  • Languages
    Arabic (official)
    French
    English
    Armenian
  • Religions
    Islam (54%)
    ~ Shia (27%)
    ~ Sunni (27%)
    Christianity (40.5%)
    Druze (5.6)
    Other (0.1%)
  • Ethnicities
    Arab (95%)
    Armenian (4%)
    Other (1%)
  • Cultural Dimensions
    Power Distance 75
    Individualism 40
    Masculinity 65
    Uncertainty Avoidance 50
    Long Term Orientation 14
    Indulgence 25
    What's this?
  • Australians with Lebanese Ancestry
    203,139
Lebanese in Australia
  • Population
    78,653
    [2016 census]
  • Average Age
    48
  • Gender
    Male (51.7%)
    Female (48.3%)
  • Religion
    Islam (43.9%)
    Catholic Christianity (36.6%)
    Eastern Orthodox Christianity (9.4%)
    Other (7.6%)
  • Ancestry
    Lebanese (82.5%)
    Arab (3.8%)
    Australian (2.4%)
    Other (7.5%)
  • Languages
    Arabic (89.3%)
    English (7.4%)
    Armenian (1.3%)
    Other (1.2%)
  • English Proficiency
    Well (76.8%)
    Not Well (22%)
  • Diaspora
    New South Wales (73.6%)
    Victoria (20.8%)
    South Australia (1.9%)
    Queensland (1.7%)
  • Arrival to Australia
    Prior to 2001 (79.9%)
    2001-2006 (8.9%)
    2007-2011 (5.7%)
Where do we get our statistics?
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