Libya Libya

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Libya, is a country located at Northern Africa, it has an area of 1,759,540 Km2 and it may be considered a large country.

Libya, with a population of 6,578,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 4 people per km2.

It's capital is Tripoli and its currency is Dinars

Libya is holding the 85 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2014 was 12,162 millions of euros (16,157 millions of dollars), ( 36.39% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 1,943€ euros per inhabitant2,581$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Libya, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.724 points in 2019, leaving it in 105th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Libya are business, you must know it's in the 186th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Libya, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Tripoli: Monthly Temp.
Tripoli: Monthly Rainfall
Libya Economy
Annual GDP [+]201946,531M.€
Annual GDP [+]201952,091M.$
GDP per capita [+]20197,074€
GDP per capita [+]20197,919$
Debt (M.€.) [+]201412,162
Debt (M.$.) [+]201416,157
Debt (%GDP) [+]201436.39%
Debt Per Capita [+]20141,943€
Debt Per Capita [+]20142,581$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-8,536
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-9,557
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-24.00%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]201933,782.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201937,819.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]1999764.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]1999814.5
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]19998.14%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2011880.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20111,225.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]20160%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20142,827.0
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20143,755.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201410.82%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201994.95%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20195,136€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20195,749$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]1999150€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]1999160$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2011142€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2011198$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014452€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2014600$
Fitch Rating [+]04/13/2011B
Corruption Index [+]202017
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015126º
Fragile States Index [+]201894.6
NMW [+]2013353.9 $
Doing Business [+]2019186º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201916,100
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20193.42
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015433.41
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20130%
Annual arrivals [+]200834,000
Exports [+]20206,801.8 M.€
Exports [+]20207,769.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201949.40%
Imports [+]202011,697.6 M.€
Imports [+]202013,361.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201931.76%
Trade balance [+]2020-4,895.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-5,592.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]201917.64%
Density [+]20194
Global Peace Ranking [+]2020157º
% Immigrant [+]201912.44%
% Emigrant [+]20192.75%
Birth Rate [+]201818.83‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20171,003.7
Crude death rate [+]20185.10‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.24
Population [+]20196,578,000
Immigrant stock [+]2019818,216
Emigrant stock [+]2019180,586
HDI [+]20190.724
Life expectancy [+]201872.72
Suicides [+]2015347
Suicide rate [+]20155.50
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20197.92
Annual crude oil production [+]2020408
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202148,363.0
Consumption GWh [+]201825,693
Generation GWh [+]201832,121
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]08/02/20213,579
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]08/02/2021256,328
Fully vaccinated [+]04/17/20210
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]08/02/2021544.09
Doses administered [+]04/17/2021750