According to latest global estimations, 61% of Lebanons population identify as Muslim while 33.7% identify as Christian. The Muslim population is somewhat evenly split between followers of Sunni (30.6%) and Shia (30.5%) denominations, with smaller numbers of those belonging to Alawite and Ismaili sects.
Are Lebanese Catholic or Orthodox?
Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Lebanon is the second largest Christian denomination among the Lebanese people, representing 8% of the Lebanese population. The Eastern Orthodox Christians include many free-holders, and the community is less dominated by large landowners than other Christian denominations.
How much does a Lebanese wedding cost?
According to one wedding planner people with medium incomes generally spend upwards of $40,000, while the higher-end budget usually runs between $100,000 and $250,000. But, of course, theres no spending ceiling; weddings can cost as much as $1 million or more in Lebanon.