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The Migrant Workers

 
Lebanon and Migrant Workers

Official Figures published by the Ministry of Labor (1999)

NATIONALITY

NUMBER

%

AFRICANS AND ARAB COUNTRIES

EGYPTIANS

19,488

26.8

ETHIOPIANS

11,040

15.2

SUDANESE

495

0.7

SYRIANS

530

0.8

PALESTINIANS

350

0.5

JORDANIANS

230

0.3

IRAQIS

103

0.1

OTHERS

138

0.2

TOTAL

32,374

44.6

NON-ARAB ASIANS

SRI-LANKA

22,917

31.5

INDIANS

7,196

9.9

FILIPINOS

5,788

8

OTHER NON-ARAB ASIANS

4,349

6

TOTAL

40,250

55.4

GENERAL TOTAL

72,624

100


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