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Libya Libya: 10,502 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Libya is a country in Northern Africa.
The population in Libya totals 6,47 million people. The fertility rate was 2,40 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Libya in the year 2050 will first rise to 8,12 million and in the year 2100 will fall again to 7,43 million. Libya has a life expectency of 71,5 years.

With an area of 1,76 million sq. km Libya has a rank of 16 among all countries in the world. The borderline with its neighboring countries is 4.348 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 1.770 km.

The economic strength of Libya in the year 2017 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 50,98 billion US $ and ranks 84th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 7.998 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. The debt level amounts to 4,8 % of the GDP, placing Libya at rank 171 in the ranking of all countries. The unemployment rate in the year 2017 was 17,7 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1955
ISO country code LY
Internet Domain .ly
License plate LAR
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Libya

All datasets for Libya by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (103)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (183)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (9,115)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (667)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (406)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (28)
Internet users
Merchant marine
Mobile phones
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