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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Northern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 1676198  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 6330  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 3.6  
Capital city 2015 Tripoli  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 1126  
Currency 2015 Libyan Dinar (LYD)  
UN membership date 2013 14 December 1955  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 41319  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 80942  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 45451  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 -24.0  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 4.3  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 10.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 6601.6  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 12918.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 7834.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 2.0  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 2.5  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 2.2  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 59.6  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 74.0  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 75.7  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 38.4  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 23.5  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 22.2  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 20.6 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 19.7 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 20.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 27.9/79.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 29.8/77.7 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 28.7/75.9 Estimate.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 110  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 101  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -108 2013.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 16801  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 14945  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 ...  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 ...  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 <  
Urban population (%) 2015 78.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.5  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 74.4/68.8  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 52  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 771.2/12.3 Refers to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 471721  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 24  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.0 Estimates should be viewed with caution as these are derived from scarce data.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 2.5 2012.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 16.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 161.1 Estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 17.8 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 54  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 0.1 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 51041/8.1  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 2554  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 113.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 0.3  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 96.8/95.7  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 0.5  
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