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The Active Population in Figures

201820192020
Labour Force 2,387,6812,423,7122,317,840

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database

 
201720182019
Total activity rate 50.31%50.60%51.07%
Men activity rate 75.53%75.80%76.34%
Women activity rate 25.04%25.31%25.63%

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database

 

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Working Conditions

Legal Weekly Duration
48 hours a week.
Retirement Age
64 for men and women.
Working Contracts
Employment contracts are regulated by law. Individual negotiations complement it. Any company with more than 15 employees must send a copy of its rules and regulations to the Ministry of Labor. There are fixed-term contracts, open-ended contracts and internship contracts governed by the Lebanese legislation set up in 1946 and its subsequent amendments.
Labour Laws
Consult Doing Business Website, to obtain a summary of the labor regulations that apply to local entreprises.

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Cost of Labour

Minimum Wage
According to the government data, the minimum wage is LPB 675,000 per month in 2020 (or LPB 30,000 per day).
Average Wage
The ILO does not have any data on average wage in Lebanon. It is now estimated at LPB 2,280,000 per month.
Social Contributions
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employers:
  • Family allowances: 6% (on a maximum of LBP 1.5 million per month)
  • Sickness and maternity: 8% (on a maximum of LBP 2.5 million per month)
  • Compensation pension: 8.5% (no ceiling applies)

Social Security Contributions Paid By Employees: Illness and maternity 2%.

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Social Partners

Social Dialogue and Involvement of Social Partners
The main union in Lebanon is the CGTL (General Confederation of Lebanese Workers)
Unions
General Confederation of Lebanese Workers
Unionisation Rate
56%
Labour Regulation Bodies
Lebanese Ministry of Labor

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