The results of ITEC statistics' operations till the end of July 2004 that have been collected by H.N.C. statistics’ team and L.T.S.S., covered 935 Lebanese
regions and funded in 684 regions professional activities in technology sectors (entities & individuals) as the following Numbers & Facts:

NF1 <HUMAN POWER>:
  The existence of about 40000 Lebanese specialists (38832 are passed by ITEC representatives) in one or more of the technology
  professions in all graduation & experience levels:
  3451 employers - 18601 employees - 13280 free lancers - about 3500 are in unemployment status.
    ..However, according to serious estimations, the number may touch the 38000 where the work-location of about 3000 specialists are unreachable by
    ITEC statistics operations (home/emigration/..)
    * N.B.: More than 84% of the entities refused to declare officially about the number of their employees.

NF2 <ECONOMICAL POWER>:
   The existence of 5996 entities (factories, trading companies & P.O.S) specialized in one or more of the technology fields:
   a- 4962 (84.4 %) entities information published in ITEC.
   b- 1034 ( 15.6 %) entities information are not published in ITEC because one or more of the following reasons:
           - 239 entities..are going to close.
           - 245 entities..most of them are small points of sale & service, didn’t care to publish their info.
           - 103 entities..for several times, ITEC representatives couldn’t contact any person in-charge to apply the info.
           - 62 entities..unexplained refusal to give the info.
           - 73 entities..not respected behavior with ITEC representatives.
           - 312 entities..most of their offices are always closed.

NF3 <GEOGRAPHICAL DEPLOYMENT OF THE ENTITIES & SPECIALISTS>
       (for help, see Lebanon map)

A - BEIRUT DIRECTORATE (CAPITAL) 1582 entities 10432 technicians:

B – BEKAA DIRECTORATE  (5 DISTRICTS)
                    436 entities and  3112 technicians:
   BAALBAK                 136 entities      1041 technicians
   HERMEL                     38 entities        205 technicians
   RASHAYA                 19 entities        145 technicians
   WEST BEKAA            24 entities       119 technicians
   ZAHLE                       219 entities     1602 technicians

C – MOUNT LEBANON DIRECTORATE (6 DISTRICTS)
                    2796entities and 15448 technicians:
   ALEY                         126 entities       1055 technicians
   BAABDA                    685 entities       3150 technicians
   JBEIL (BYBLOS)        92 entities         594 technicians
   KESRWAN                 335 entities       2932 technicians
   METN                         1498 entities     7352 technicians
   SHOUF                       60 entities        365   technicians

D-NORTH LEBANON DIRECTORATE (6 DISTRICTS):
                    629entities and 5220 technicians
   AKKAR                       52 entities       364  technicians
   BATROUN                  48 entities        370  technicians
   BESHARRY                29 entities       156   technicians
   KOURA                      72 entities        429  technicians
   TRIPOLI                      361 entities       3495 technicians
   ZGHORTA                  67 entities        406  technicians

E – SOUTH LEBANON DIRECTORATE (7 DISTRICTS):
                   553 entities and 4620 technicians
   BINT JBEIL                 34 entities        145  technicians
   HASBAYA                22 entities        109  technicians
   JEZZINE                    27 entities         276 technicians
   MARJEYOUN            19 entities        105  technicians
   NABATIEH                 66 entities        308  technicians
   SAIDA                       283 entities      3005 technicians
   SOUR (TYR)             102 entities       672  technicians

NF4 <PROFESSIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF THE ENTITIES>:
    About 1900 entities are specialized in 2 or more of the technology fields; However, according to the 4 continuous years’ statistical studies of the Lebanese market
    Lebanese technology is divided into 13 fields covering 99  activities (industry, trading, repairing, consulting, supplying, contracting, assembling,.. as shown hereunder:
    TECHNOLOGY < 13 FIELDS < 99 ACTIVITIES; For example:
    * Audio-Visual Techs.: Photography - Post Production - Public Address - Slide Projectors - Music & Video Shops - Computer Animation - Satellite-TV Systems
      Broadcast Stations - CATV Service Provider - Outdoor Electronic Media - Musical Instruments.
    * Commercial & P.O.S. Techs.: Eqpt. for hotels, restaurants, bakeries, roasteries, Laundries,..etc, such as: Butchers Eqpt. - Refrigerators - Cleaners - Dishwashers
      Dry Cleaners - Food Processors - Ice Cream Machines - Coffee - Makers - Entertainment Playstations - Laundry Eqpt.-  Mixers - Ovens - Packing Eqpt
      Roastery Eqpt. - Digital Scales - Water Coolers - P.O.S. - ATM Machines - Barcode Readers/Printers - Computer Labels - Money Counters & Detectors.
    * Computer, Office & Prepress Techs.: Hardware - Systems Assembling - Software - Networking - Training - I.S.P. - Web Development - E-Mail Broadcasting
      Playstations & Business Centers - Electronic Publishing - Copiers - Scanners - Printers - Shredders - Laminators - Computer Forms - Microfilms - Multimedia
      Electronic Notebooks - Graphic Design - Prepress & Printing Eqpt.
    * Construction & Infrastructure Techs.: Earth Moving Machinery - Tracks - Building Machinery - Built-In Eqpt. - Aircompressors - HVAC - Elevators & Escalators
       Pumps - Boilers - Plumbers - Pools - Building - Automation - GIS.
    * Energy, Electrical & Lighting Techs.:  Articles & Supplies - Generators - Solar Energy - Power Supplies - APS & UPS - Lighting Eqpt., Fixtures & Chandeliers
      Neon Signs - Street Lighting - Electrical Contracting - ..
    * Home & Entertainment Technologies: TV - Hi Fi - Video - Refrigerators - Ovens - Washers - Kitchen Appliances - Electronic Gadgets & Video Games - ..
    * Industrial & Automation Techs.: Industrial Tools & Power Tools - Automation Management - ElectroMechanics- Control Processing - Engines - Machinery & Eqpt.
      for All Factories & Industrial Sectors “Ironning,
      Carpenting, Welding - Food Packing , Sewing,..etc” - ..
    * Medcical Techs.:  Physical Therapy Eqpt. - Prosthetic Products - Orthopedic Products - X-RAY Machines - Hospitals & Clinics Eqpt. - Healthcare & Body Building.
    * Pro-Electronics Techs.: Electronic Components - Electronics Applications & Designs - General Electronics Repair- Scientific & Technical Laboratories Eqpt.
    * Security & Protection Techs.: Door & Gate Automation - Access Controls - Time Management Systems - CCTV - Burglary & Fire Alarms - Safe Cabinets
      Fire Distinguishers - Call systems - Electronic ID - Parking Systems - Anti-Lightning Systems - ..
    * Telecom. Techs.: PABX Systems - Telephone & Supplies - Microwave Systems - Telecom. Eqpt. - Paging Systems - Cellulars & Supplies - VHF & UHF Transcievers.
    * Vehicles & Transportation Techs.: Vehicles Agency- Garage & Work Shops Eqpt. & Tools - Automotive Hardware, Accessories & Supplies- Auto-Tronics Service
      Auto-Mechanical Service-Marine - Motorcycles & Supplies-..   
    * Water, Agriculture & Environment Techs.: Agricultural Eqpt. & Machinery - Water & Sewage Treatment - Environment Control & Surveillance Machines
      rigation Systems - Chemical Supplies.

Technology    sectors

 Lebanese   Districts

 Audio-Visual Technologies
Commercial & P.O.S.  Technologies
 Computer, Office & Prepress Technologies
Construction & Infrastructure Technologies
 Energy, Electrical & Lighting Technologies
Home & Personal Technologies
 Industrial & Automation Technologies
 Medical Technologies
Pro-Electronics Technologies
Security & Protection Technologies
Telecom.
Technologies
Vehicles & Transportation Technologies


TOTAL
Beirut
243
63
432
203
295
198
134
43
64
76
264
154
2198
Baalbak
23
5
16
5
9
32
5
0
5
6
26
34
182
Hermel
3
3
3
3
4
6
2
0
1
2
7
16
60
Rashaya
2
1
2
2
5
4
2
0
1
1
4
8
37
West Bekaa
2
2
2
4
5
6
1
0
2
0
5
9
41
Zahle
39
6
34
19
26
41
11
1
11
4
38
21
273
Aley
21
6
17
11
18
24
8
3
3
2
16
11
145
Baabda
86
22
135
82
89
83
36
15
25
13
93
75
770
Jbeil
18
3
16
14
16
16
6
2
4
5
18
14
141
Kesrwan
59
18
83
39
64
49
24
8
16
14
45
28
465
Metn
224
44
344
206
273
124
185
34
74
69
210
132
1955
Shouf
10
3
14
7
9
17
5
1
4
2
18
12
107
Akkar
12
3
14
6
9
16
4
0
2
2
7
15
96
Batroun
12
2
12
5
8
9
4
1
4
5
7
7
78
Besharry
5
1
3
3
5
8
2
0
3
1
6
3
42
Koura
8
4
11
8
13
17
5
0
2
4
11
6
94
Tripoli
69
9
78
38
66
75
19
4
36
14
64
19
509
Zghorta
18
3
8
6
7
14
2
0
2
1
9
4
77
Bint Jbeil
4
1
3
4
5
6
2
0
3
2
5
5
43
Hasbaya
4
0
2
3
4
4
1
0
1
2
4
4
30
Jezzine
4
1
5
6
9
5
4
0
3
3
7
5
55
Marjeyoun
3
0
2
3
5
4
2
0
1
1
4
3
30
Nabatieh
14
4
9
6
14
16
8
0
5
5
14
6
106
Saida
43
8
38
44
55
39
28
3
12
15
35
19
351
Sour
16
2
16
14
13
14
7
0
6
3
19
14
129
 

TOTAL

942

214

1299

741

1026

827

507

115

290

252

936

624