Lebanese Banking Sector

Main Indicators (Latest available)

Main Indicators (Latest available)

Banks
End of 2018
  • Number of operating banks: 65 of which 16 investment banks
  • Number of branches: 1101
  • Correspondent banks: More than 200 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: 25,908
  • Female gender: 12,457 (48.10%)
  • Holder of university degrees: 20,702 (79.9%)
  • Married: 16,446 (63.5%)
               - Dependent Children: 22,079
              
    - Educational Allowances:75.5 billion LBP (in 2019) 


  • Main Items of the Banking Activities (in millions of L.B.P.)
    • Total Assets: 394,806,780    (USD 261.9 billion) End of Aug 2019
    • Total Deposits: 267,238,907   (USD 177,3 billion)  End of Aug 2019
    • Total Loans to customers (resident and non-resident): 82,547,305 (USD 54,8 billion) End of Aug 2019
    • - Housing Loans : 19,213,388  (USD 12.7 billion) End of March 2019