General information

Capital: Tarabulus (Tripoli)

Currency unit: Libyan dinar

Official language: Arabic

Area: 1,759,540 km²

Population in million: 6.4 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 7,998 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 19,631 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 52.5 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.3 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 10.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 71.9 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 91 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 50.98 

Agriculture value added of GDP:

Industry value added of GDP:

Services value added of GDP:


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 9.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 9.73 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Acyclic hydrocarbons (0.32 %)
Nitrogenous fertilisers (0.30 %)
Acyclic alcohols (0.26 %)
Ferrous products (0.24 %)
Flat-rolled products of iron or steel, hot-rolled (0.20 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Live fish (0.01 %)
Raw skins of sheep or lambs (0.01 %)
Fish fillets (0.01 %)
Wool (0.00 %)
Raw hides and skins of bovine (0.00 %)

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              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported primary products (except oil and ores)
              Libya: 252
              Weighted market shares index of the 5 major exported manufactured products
              Libya: 18