Lebanon has a population of 4.9 million people, and a land mass of 10 000 km2. Life expectancy is 78 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 8523, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 51.8 billion.
Lebanon is ranked at place 142 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Lebanon is ranked at place 143, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Lebanon in 2017 were NOK 102 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Lebanon at a value of 16 million.