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 Libya
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 United States
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Area:1,759,540 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:6,777,000 328,240,000
Official language:Arabic English

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Government

Government form:Republic (transitional government after dictatorship) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1951 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Tripoli Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.9 33.4
Life expectancy males:69.9 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:75.8 years 81.1 years
Average age:26.6 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:18.83 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.10 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.70 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:16 73
Civil rights:3 83
Health:60 74
Climate:76 64
Cost of Living:42 23
Popularity:51 85


Economy

Currency:Libyan Dinar (1 LYD = 1000 Dirhams) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:18.6 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.61 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:92.90 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:32.60 % 36.60 %
Average income:6,824 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:18 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:46,517 Mio €6.86 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:46,232 Mio €6.82 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:26,766 M €3.95 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:16,837 M €2.48 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:37,000 km5.46 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Harbours:940.014 3,6730.011
Airports:1460.022 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:27.30 bn kWh4.03 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:34.24 bn kWh5.05 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:376.00 m kWh55,478.08 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:50.56 m t7,460.66 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+218 +1
Internet domain:.ly .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,576,000233 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:6,020,000888 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:17,9263 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:1,474,700218 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.70 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.16 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:10.2 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.10 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.4 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:59.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:27.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:16.5 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:20.6 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:50 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:10 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:19.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:9.1 7.2


Native languages

Arabic:96.0 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Berberi:1.0 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Islam:96.6 % 1.1 %
Christianity:2.7 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:0.3 % 0.7 %
other:0.4 % 15.3 %