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Table 4 Proportion of pharmacists and pharmacies relative to population by Governorate [23]

From: Upscaling the pharmacy profession in Lebanon: workforce distribution and key improvement opportunities

Governorate/distribution Pharmacist Population Pharmacy Pharmacist to population ratio (per 10 000) Pharmacy to population ratio (per 10 000)
No. % No. % No. %
Beirut 1537 17.4 407 453 9.35 235 7.3 37.7 5.8
Beqaa 876 9.9 620 963 14.26 507 15.9 14.1 8.2
Mount Lebanon 4297 48.5 1 550 745 35.60 1 366 42.7 27.7 8.8
Nabatieh 387 4.4 329 803 7.57 242 7.6 11.7 7.3
North 1011 11.4 938 955 21.56 471 14.7 10.8 5.0
South Lebanon 746 8.4 507 995 11.66 377 11.8 14.7 7.4
Total 8855 100 4 355 913 100.00 3 198 100 20.3 7.3