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Libya

 

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 Libya
All information: Libya
 
 United States
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Area:1,759,540 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:6,679,000 326,688,000
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 km²:3.8 33.2
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:17 75
Civil rights:0 96
Health:54 68
Security:41 63
Climate:76 64
Cost of Living:35 11
Popularity:24 92


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:5,717 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:18 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:43,202 Mio €6.47 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:38,205 Mio €5.72 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:26,766 M €4.01 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:16,837 M €2.52 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:37,000 km5.54 km 6,586,610 km20.16 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 kWh4.09 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:34.24 bn kWh5.13 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:376.00 m kWh56,299.50 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:57.00 m t8,534.19 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+218 +1
Internet domain:.ly .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,576,000236 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:6,020,000901 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:17,9263 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:1,453,184218 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.70 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.16 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:10.2 % 10.8 %
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
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Islam:96.6 % 0.6 %
Christianity:2.7 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:0.3 % 0.7 %
other:0.4 % 18.4 %