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By sect, 5087 marriages occurred between two different Muslim sects, 3818 between two different Christian sects and 1001 between Muslims and Christians. The distribution of inter-religious marriages by Qada’a was as follows:

  • Marjeyoun: 3568 marriages
  • Nabatieh: 2992
  • Bint Jbeil: 2967
  • Hasbaya: 1608

These marriages were distributed by sect as follows:

  • Marjeyoun: 1164 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 1855 between people of two different Christian sects and 295 between Muslims and Christians (Table 2)
  • Nabatieh: 1748 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 487 between people of two different Christian sects and 308 between Muslims and Christians (Table 3)
  • Bint Jbeil: 1407 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 939 between people of two different Christian sects and 261 between Muslims and Christians (Table 4)
  • Hasbaya: 768 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 546 between people of two different Christian sects and 128 between Muslims and Christians (Table 5)

Mixed marriages registered in the Nabatieh Mohafaza

Table 1

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Orthodox

Armenian Catholic

Evangelical

Syrian Orthodox

Latin

Christian diversity

Sunni

Shia’a

Druze

Alawi

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

671

806

 

5

48

3

13

 

47

178

6

 

1777

Greek Orthodox

414

 

245

1

 

74

4

3

 

30

137

3

 

911

Greek Catholic

552

351

 

 

2

48

5

14

1

31

177

9

 

1190

Armenian Orthodox

37

26

13

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

98

Armenian Catholic

20

7

9

2

 

2

1

 

 

4

8

 

 

53

Evangelical

35

67

28

 

 

 

 

2

 

12

48

1

 

193

Syrian Orthodox

23

23

11

1

1

3

 

 

 

1

8

 

 

71

Syrian Catholic

15

9

10

 

 

2

 

 

 

2

5

 

 

43

Latin

32

52

34

 

 

2

 

 

 

5

43

1

 

169

Christian diversity

50

18

15

 

1

5

 

1

 

10

64

1

 

165

Sunni

37

22

12

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

3983

25

 

4081

Shia’a

22

18

21

 

 

 

 

1

 

1008

 

20

3

1093

Druze

1

9

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

5

19

 

 

36

Alawi

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

23

 

 

26

Not specified

87

79

46

 

 

6

 

1

 

60

925

7

 

1211

Others

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

18

Total

1327

1353

1250

4

9

194

13

36

1

1216

5656

73

3

11135

Source: Lebanon’s Civil Registration Records

Mixed marriages registered in Marjeyoun

Table 2

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Orthodox

Armenian Catholic

Evangelical

Syrian Orthodox

Latin

Christian diversity

Sunni

Shia’a

Druze

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

474

282

 

2

37

3

13

 

23

54

4

892

Greek Orthodox

141

 

125

1

 

62

4

3

 

8

49

1

394

Greek Catholic

104

263

 

 

 

36

5

14

1

10

39

3

475

Armenian Orthodox

4

17

6

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

2

 

30

Armenian Catholic

5

5

2

2

 

2

1

 

 

 

2

 

19

Evangelical

6

53

15

 

 

 

 

2

 

7

8

 

91

Syrian Orthodox

3

17

3

1

 

2

 

 

 

 

3

 

29

Syrian Catholic

3

5

6

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

3

 

19

Latin

8

47

26

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

15

 

98

Christian diversity

10

13

3

 

 

5

 

1

 

 

14

 

46

Sunni

4

12

5

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

998

4

1025

Shia’a

5

16

4

 

 

 

 

1

 

152

 

 

178

Druze

 

5

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

2

4

 

13

Alawi

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

3

 

5

Not specified

17

17

7

 

 

4

 

 

 

1

200

 

246

Others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

8

Total

310

945

484

4

2

156

13

35

1

204

1402

12

3568

Source: Lebanon’s Civil Registration Records

Mixed marriages registered in the Qada’a of Nabatieh

Table 3

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Catholic

Sunni

Shia’a

Druze

Alawi

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

17

165

1

1

76

 

 

260

Greek Orthodox

83

 

41

 

 

49

 

 

173

Greek Catholic

120

3

 

1

 

77

 

 

201

Armenian Orthodox

3

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

11

Armenian Catholic

2

 

3

 

 

2

 

 

7

Evangelical

7

 

4

 

1

28

 

 

40

Syrian Orthodox

5

 

3

 

 

1

 

 

9

Syrian Catholic

5

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

7

Latin

9

 

1

 

 

12

 

 

22

Christian diversity

8

 

3

1

 

31

 

 

43

Sunni

7

1

1

 

 

1599

2

 

1610

Shia’a

5

1

7

 

123

 

2

3

141

Druze

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

7

Alawi

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

12

Not specified

15

1

6

 

2

420

 

 

444

Others

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

5

Total

269

23

235

3

127

2328

4

3

2992

Source: Lebanon’s Civil Registration Records



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Mixed marriages registered in the Qada’a of Bint Jbeil

Table 4

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Catholic

Armenian Catholic

Sunni

Shia’a

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

323

2

 

46

371

Greek Orthodox

138

43

 

 

39

220

Greek Catholic

270

 

1

1

61

333

Armenian Orthodox

29

5

 

 

11

45

Armenian Catholic

12

3

 

 

4

19

Evangelical

22

3

 

 

12

37

Syrian Orthodox

14

5

1

 

4

24

Syrian Catholic

6

2

 

 

1

9

Latin

12

6

 

 

16

34

Christian diversity

32

9

 

 

19

60

Sunni

23

5

 

 

1377

1405

Shia’a

11

8

 

14

 

33

Druze

 

 

 

 

8

8

Alawi

1

 

 

 

8

9

Not specified

40

11

 

1

304

356

Others

 

 

 

 

4

4

Total

610