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The highest mixed marriage rates were registered in the Qada’a of Akkar and the lowest in Mennieh and Dennieh.

By sect, 4729 marriages occurred between two different Muslim sects, 18684 between two different Christian sects and 2262 between Muslims and Christians. The distribution of inter-religious marriages by Qada’a was as follows:

  • Akkar: 7181 marriages
  • Tripoli: 6502
  • Koura: 4618
  • Batroun: 4005
  • Zgharta: 2891
  • Bsharri: 1778
  • Mennieh-Dennieh: 1391

These marriages were distributed by sect as follows:

  • Akkar: 1581 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 4751 between people of two different Christian sects and 510 between Muslims and Christians (Table 2)
  • Tripoli: 2491 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 2239 between people of two different Christian sects and 933 between Muslims and Christians (Table 3)
  • Koura: 230 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 3568 between people of two different Christian sects and 242 between Muslims and Christians (Table 4)
  • Batroun: 136 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 3345 between people of two different Christian sects and 149 between Muslims and Christians (Table 5)
  • Zgharta: 37 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 2508 between people of two different Christian sects and 253 between Muslims and Christians (Table 6)
  • Bsharri: 2 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 1514 between people of two different Christian sects and 54 between Muslims and Christians (Table 7)
  • Mennieh- Dennieh: 252 unions between people of two different Muslim sects, 759 between people of two different Christian sects and 121 between Muslims and Christians (Table 8)

Mixed marriages registered in the North Mohafaza

Table 1

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Orthodox

Armenian Catholic

Evangelical

Syrian Orthodox

Syrian Catholic

Latin

Christian diversity

Sunni

Shia’a

Druze

Alawi

Others

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

5944

313

67

44

42

24

24

35

9

404

11

 

22

3

6942

Greek Orthodox

5668

 

320

61

26

82

34

31

25

5

545

8

2

28

7

6842

Greek Catholic

2019

1474

 

32

10

23

5

5

8

1

178

3

 

4

1

3763

Armenian Orthodox

224

161

13

 

50

13

2

7

8

 

32

1

 

3

 

514

Armenian Catholic

128

53

4

31

 

2

 

 

7

 

7

 

 

 

 

232

Evangelical

141

239

14

5

1

 

2

1

 

 

78

1

 

2

 

484

Syrian Orthodox

164

100

5

7

2

1

 

6

1

 

22

 

 

1

 

309

Syrian Catholic

134

63

8

2

3

3

 

 

2

1

15

 

 

1

 

232

Latin

232

119

12

6

2

3

1

2

 

 

26

 

 

2

 

405

Christian diversity

174

187

8

14

7

27

3

3

3

1

60

1

 

8

2

498

Sunni

248

260

10

5

1

2

2

2

5

2

 

397

3

1706

 

2643

Shia’a

95

51

6

 

 

2

 

 

 

1

1483

 

 

143

1

1782

Druze

17

15

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

2

 

53

Alawi

34

33

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

661

316

 

 

 

1046

Not specified

760

740

22

10

4

3

2

1

5

 

889

41

 

113

 

2590

Others

9

6

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

2

 

3

 

31

Total

10047

9445

741

242

150

203

75

82

100

20

4423

781

5

2038

14

28366

Source: Lebonon’s Civil Registration Records

Mixed marriages registered in the Qada’a of Akkar

Table 2

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Orthodox

Armenian Catholic

Evangelical

Syrian Catholic

Sunni

Shia’a

Alawi

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

1690

87

3

2

16

2

78

 

3

1881

Greek Orthodox

1062

 

138

 

 

34

17

137

1

7

1396

Greek Catholic

453

700

 

 

 

16

 

26

 

2

1197

Armenian Orthodox

47

54

4

 

1

1

 

5

 

 

112

Armenian Catholic

14

16

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

31

Evangelical

34

100

8

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

154

Syrian Orthodox

35

27

2

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

67

Syrian Catholic

24

12

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

43

Latin

28

30

2

 

 

1

 

2

 

 

63

Christian diversity

41

48

1

 

 

1

 

7

 

2

100

Sunni

48

103

2

 

 

 

 

 

121

420

694

Shia’a

11

22

3

 

 

 

 

381

 

69

486

Druze

3

4

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

9

Alawi

9

11

 

 

 

 

 

316

273

 

609

Not specified

91

89

3

 

 

1

 

118

6

27

335

Others

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

4

Total

1900

2908

251

3

3

70

19

1094

401

532

7181

Source: Lebonon’s Civil Registration Records

Mixed marriages in Tripoli

Table 3

Sect of the husband

Maronite

Greek Orthodox

Greek Catholic

Armenian Orthodox

Armenian Catholic

Evangelical

Syrian Orthodox

Syrian Catholic

Latin

Christian diversity

Sunni

Shia’a

Druze

Alawi

Total

Sect of the wife

Maronite

 

735

79

34

14

25

18

21

29

6

207

5

 

14

1187

Greek Orthodox

172

 

69

51

19

37

33

13

25

5

265

 

1

18

708

Greek Catholic

74

179

 

30

6

4

4

4

7

1

115

 

 

2

426

Armenian Orthodox

11

45

8

 

41

11

2

5

8

 

22

 

 

3

156

Armenian Catholic

7

14

1

23

 

2

 

 

7

 

5

 

 

 

59

Evangelical

5

38

5

5

1

 

1

1

 

 

59

1

 

2

118

Syrian Orthodox

3

24

3

6

2

1

 

4

1

 

16

 

 

1

61

Syrian Catholic

7

23

6

1

3

2

 

 

2

1

6

 

 

 

51

Latin

28

38

7

6

1

2

1

2

 

 

18

 

 

2

105

Christian diversity

11

62

6

12

7

25

2

3

2

 

44

 

 

6

180

Sunni

21

48

2

5

1

2

2

2

5

1

 

98

3

1262

1452

Shia’a

6

9

2

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

756

 

 

61

836

Druze

2

5

1

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

1

24

Alawi

1

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

1

 

269

26

 

 

300

Not specified

29

78

10

10

4

2

2

1

3

 

602

9

 

85

835

Others

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

2

4

Total&



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