Lebanese Banking Sector

Main Indicators (Latest available)

Main Indicators (Latest available)

Banks
End of June 2018
  • Number of operating banks: 65 of which 16 investment banks
  • Number of branches: 1086
  • Correspondent banks: 241 spread across 65 countries and 88 cities.
  • Lebanese presence abroad:
    18 Lebanese banks have 313 banking units spread across 30 countries and 88 cities; of which: 
     
             - 24 representative offices of 12 Lebanese banks,
               - 71 branches (s.a.l.) of 13 Lebanese banks,
               - associates, 32 subsidiaries and sisters to 11 Lebanese banks).

Human Resources
  • Banking population: 26,005
  • Female gender: 12,428 (47.8%)
  • Holder of university degrees: 20,493 (78.8%)
  • Married: 16,204 (62.3%)
               - Dependent Children: 21,902
              
    - Educational Allowances:71.6 billion LBP


  • Main Items of the Banking Activities (in millions of L.B.P.)
    • Total Assets: 371,613,624    (USD 246,5 billion)
    • Total Deposits: 267,852,595   (USD 177,7 billion)
    • Total Loans to customers (resident and non-resident): 88,574,351   (USD 58,8 billion)
    • - Housing Loans : 19,535,930  (USD 13.0 billion)
    • Credit to small and medium enterprises with guarantee of "Kafalat" (Jan - Nov 2018): 58,166 (USD 38,6 million)     
    • Number of "Kafalat" beneficiaries : 300