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 7914, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 1.8%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 47.5 billion.
Lebanon is ranked at place 126 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Lebanon is ranked at place 123, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Lebanon in 2016 were NOK 83 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Lebanon at a value of 12 million.