Eras, groups, communities and religions followed in Baabdat:
Baabdat was revived after the ottomans won over the Memluks in 1516. Since 1545, christian families from Jbeil and Batroun provinces came to the Maten province. Families who became a part of Baabdat arrived starting from the 16thcentury including: Corbani, Labaki, Safi, Zimmar, Melki, Abou Diwan, Obeid, Ghandour, Abou Heyla, Khater, Shaanine, Saleh, Hayek, Arid, Alam, Zoghbi and Sawaya.
Later, more precisely since 1920, other families that are not included in our research joined Baabdat such as: Asmar, Hajj Boutros, Shamoun, Romanos, Gemayel, Abou Jawde, Shakar, Daher, Saleh, Al-Ayya, Yammine, Hashem, Ghssoub, Ghanem, Nawfal, Nehme, Ajjour, Armenian families and others.
At the end of World War II, when the polish (from Poland) arrived to Baabdat and remained five years (1946-1950), construction improved and developed and it was modernized thus progressively transforming Baabdat into a tourism and estivation area. The selling of properties and the housing construction became active and new developed residential areas surfaced. The number of houses reached 2500 in 2008 while it didn't exceed 145 in 1939.
The number of the population in Baabdat in the seventies was estimated at 3069 persons according to the official records. In the new statistics of 2008 the number of the population was estimated at 8000 in the winter and 15000 in the summer.