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International Rankings of Libya - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Libya, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Libya, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 49 5 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 106 332000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 73 46.2 % 2021
Internet users - total 116 3.095 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 36 23 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 69 1.218 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 97 43 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 143 2.900 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 64 37.475 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 68 28.005 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 111 25.1 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 185 4.780 billion US Dollars 2020
Debt - external 146 3.020 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 109 9.537 billion US Dollars 2020
GDP (official exchange rate) 91 52.259 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 89 38.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 54 19.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 62 71.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 59 33.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 143 2.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 43 1.3 % of GDP 2016
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 138 1.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 8 52.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 157 46.4 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 129 N/A % 2024
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 104 14.334 billion US Dollars 2020
Industrial production growth rate 188 10.57 % 2019
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 8 28.5 % 2017
Labor force 122 2.280 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 159 % 0
Public debt 195 4.7 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 79 147.942 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 2 31.37 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 80 22000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 162 0 2019
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 33 82.262 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 5 51.6 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 20 19.58 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 13 73.84 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 6 41.4 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 4 50.5 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 65 8.279 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 54 30.018 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 69 25.360 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 89 465.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 64 10.516 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 39 6.801 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 41 70.2 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 1 100 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 57 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 1 100 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 69 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 53 107.118 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 55 7.670 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 30 4.441 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 38 12.415 billion cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - proven reserves 21 1.505 trillion cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 16 1.067 million bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 9 48.363 billion bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 56 219700 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 17 1.253 million bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 73 16880 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 38 168200 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 71 89620 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 52 50.56 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 38 45.76 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 45 29.84 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 172 8.8 2018
Land use - arable land 152 1 2018
Land use - forest 183 0.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 83 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 120 7.6 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 92 0.06 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 164 700.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 51 4.850 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 72 280.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 64 700.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 88 1.45 2025
Urbanization - urban population 42 81.6 2023
Geography
Area - land 20 1.760 million sq km 0
Area - total 21 1.760 million sq km 0
Area - water 222 018 sq km 0
Coastline 65 1770 km 0
Elevation - highest point 96 2267 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 48 47 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 84 423 meters 0
Irrigated land 57 4700 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 47 4339 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 172 8.8 2018
Land use - arable land 152 1 2018
Land use - forest 183 0.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 83 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 120 7.6 2018
Military
Military expenditures 50 N/A % of GDP 0
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 152 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 135 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 167 0.01 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 95 0.01 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 59 20.9 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 37 11.7 % 2014
Contraceptive prevalence rate 103 27.7 % 2014
Current health expenditure 93 N/A % of GDP 0
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 66 59.2 % 2023
Death rate 88 3.5 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 124 7.3 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 49 13.8 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 115 50.8 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 82 43.5 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 66 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 110 N/A % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 101 0.1 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 65 N/A % of population 0
Education expenditures 74 N/A % of GDP 0
Gross reproduction rate 39 1.48 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 139 9.5126 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 110 12.4 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 110 11 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 113 79.888 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 54 75.2 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 56 77.4 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 68 85.6 % 2015
Literacy - male 26 96.7 % 0
Literacy - total population 50 91 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 76 72 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 174 26.1162 years 0
Median age - male 114 26.1 years 0
Median age - total 110 26.1 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 79 2.1 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 16 32.5 % 2016
Physicians density 77 2.09 physicians/1,000 population 2017
Population 106 7.253 million 2023
Population growth rate 57 1.54 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 120 N/A % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 114 0.7 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 95 N/A % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 17 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 31 0.82 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 15 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 47 3.04 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 88 1.45 2025
Urbanization - urban population 42 81.6 2023
Transportation
Airports 70 66 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 88 96 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 103 927153 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 61 55 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 19 9 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 110 N/A km 2024

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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