Ministries governed by sects
The table below shows that some ministries have gradually become confined to specific sects. For instance, the Ministry of Finance was previously distributed among many sects, with Shia'a and Sunni having the lion's share. However, it might become confined today to Shia'a only. The Ministry of Interior was distributed among Sunni, Maronite, and Greek Orthodox, but it might become restricted to Sunni. The same goes for the Ministry of Justice that might become restricted to Sunni, the Ministry of Defense to Greek Orthodox, the Ministry of the Displaced for Druze, and the Ministry of Telecommunications for Maronite. Ministries were distributed among sects as follows:
A table showing the distribution of ministries by sect (1989-2016).