That the city of Baalbek, over the centuries has absorbed a large number of the population while the total numbers at the stage of building structures 200 thousand people reflow this number to 1000 people in the era of the rule Harafesha. Baalbek recovered and restored the population at the beginning of the twentieth century to become a conservative site, and then after the state of Greater Lebanon became the judiciary. Currently the city is the center of Baalbek province introduced the “province of Baalbek – Hermel,” which according to records of the soul has a population of about 50 thousand people, but the city itself is attractive to live and work in the judiciary, there are statistics from international institutions tell us that the city’s population rise to 125 thousand people. And so make sure the number of housing units which would rise to more than 30 thousand residential units in accordance with the scales of tax “fee on rental value” The rate of family members, according to the Ministry of Social Affairs in the district of Baalbek rises to 5.42 persons per family, this confirms that the figure of 125 thousand people is the closest of reality.
Has a population of 183000 people living on the Elimination approximately equivalent to 4.3% of the total number of Lebanon’s population, are dispersed in 102 towns, only 52 of them elected municipal councils.