Libya Population

Population now

6,864,176
Male:3,465,660(50.48 %)
Female:3,399,515(49.52 %)
Births in 2020:51,968
Deaths in 2020:14,940

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:70.27 years
Female:76.11 years
Total:73.08 years
Median Age:27.81 years
Birth Rate:17.81
Death Rate:5.12
Growth Rate:2.48 %
Fertility Rate:2.18

Population Data Graphs

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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Libya Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19601M743k705k1.051.10%50.3923.977.2042.6141.4543.8918.3427.32%0.82
19611M769k729k1.051.24%50.3222.487.2444.2143.0345.5218.2028.20%0.85
19622M796k755k1.061.40%50.3521.027.3145.8344.6447.1718.0629.09%0.88
19632M825k782k1.061.57%50.4919.667.4047.4246.2148.7717.8930.00%0.91
19642M857k811k1.061.75%50.7118.437.5248.9147.6950.2917.7030.92%0.95
19652M891k842k1.061.94%50.9817.337.6550.3049.0551.7117.5033.67%0.99
19662M927k876k1.062.13%51.2416.377.7851.5850.2953.0417.1836.70%1.03
19672M967k912k1.062.32%51.4215.507.9152.7851.4454.3016.8639.84%1.07
19682M1M950k1.062.51%51.4614.678.0153.9252.5155.5216.5743.07%1.11
19692M1M991k1.062.70%51.3313.888.0955.0153.5256.7016.3046.35%1.16
19702M1M1M1.072.89%50.9913.128.1356.0554.4857.8416.0549.67%1.21
19712M1M1M1.073.08%50.4612.388.1557.0555.4058.9315.7752.99%1.27
19722M1M1M1.073.26%49.7511.678.1458.0056.2859.9615.5556.29%1.32
19732M1M1M1.083.44%48.9011.018.1058.9057.1460.9215.3859.53%1.38
19743M1M1M1.083.62%47.9310.378.0559.7757.9861.8315.2361.24%1.44
19753M1M1M1.083.79%46.849.777.9760.6058.8162.6715.1262.79%1.50
19763M1M1M1.083.96%45.659.217.8761.3959.6163.4615.0164.31%1.57
19773M1M1M1.094.11%44.378.687.7462.1560.3964.2014.9565.80%1.63
19783M2M1M1.094.25%43.038.197.5862.8761.1364.9014.9467.27%1.69
19793M2M1M1.094.38%41.667.747.4163.5561.8365.5614.9968.70%1.76
19803M2M2M1.14.50%40.307.337.2264.1962.4866.1815.0970.09%1.83
19813M2M2M1.114.60%39.016.977.0264.7763.0866.7615.2871.45%1.90
19823M2M2M1.124.68%37.796.656.8365.3163.6367.2815.5272.77%1.98
19834M2M2M1.134.75%36.666.386.6365.7964.1467.7515.7874.06%2.05
19844M2M2M1.134.80%35.626.146.4466.2464.5968.1816.0775.30%2.13
19854M2M2M1.144.84%34.635.936.2466.6465.0268.5716.3675.45%2.20
19864M2M2M1.144.85%33.665.756.0267.0365.4268.9516.5675.51%2.27
19874M2M2M1.134.84%32.675.595.7967.4165.8169.3016.7675.56%2.34
19884M2M2M1.134.81%31.625.445.5367.7866.2069.6616.9875.61%2.40
19894M2M2M1.124.77%30.525.295.2668.1466.5870.0017.2275.67%2.46
19904M2M2M1.114.69%29.385.164.9768.5066.9570.3517.5175.72%2.52
19915M2M2M1.114.61%28.245.034.6768.8567.3170.6917.7875.78%2.58
19925M2M2M1.114.50%27.134.934.3869.1867.6471.0118.1075.83%2.64
19935M2M2M1.114.39%26.094.844.1169.4767.9371.3018.4675.89%2.70
19945M3M2M1.14.27%25.154.773.8669.7368.1971.5718.8375.94%2.76
19955M3M2M1.14.15%24.324.723.6469.9768.4171.8119.2375.99%2.81
19965M3M2M1.14.03%23.604.693.4470.1768.6072.0319.6176.05%2.86
19975M3M2M1.093.92%22.984.673.2770.3568.7872.2219.9776.11%2.91
19985M3M2M1.093.83%22.444.653.1170.5268.9472.4020.3476.19%2.95
19995M3M3M1.083.74%21.984.642.9770.6869.0872.5820.7176.28%3.00
20005M3M3M1.083.67%21.634.632.8570.8569.2372.7621.0976.39%3.05
20015M3M3M1.083.63%21.384.622.7571.0469.3972.9821.4576.50%3.09
20026M3M3M1.073.62%21.254.602.6771.2469.5573.2221.8276.63%3.14
20036M3M3M1.073.64%21.214.572.6171.4769.7273.5122.2276.77%3.19
20046M3M3M1.073.67%21.264.552.5671.6969.8773.8122.6276.92%3.25
20056M3M3M1.063.72%21.364.532.5371.9069.9974.1223.0277.08%3.30
20066M3M3M1.063.75%21.514.532.5172.0670.0474.4023.3777.25%3.35
20076M3M3M1.063.75%21.674.562.5072.1670.0074.6323.7077.44%3.40
20086M3M3M1.053.72%21.824.622.4972.1769.8874.8024.0177.63%3.44
20096M3M3M1.053.66%21.914.702.4972.1369.7074.9024.3377.84%3.49
20106M3M3M1.043.57%21.934.802.4872.0469.4774.9524.6578.05%3.52
20116M3M3M1.043.46%21.844.902.4771.9669.2774.9824.9778.28%3.55
20126M3M3M1.033.34%21.644.992.4571.9069.1275.0125.2878.51%3.57
20136M3M3M1.033.22%21.345.062.4271.9169.0675.0725.5878.76%3.59
20146M3M3M1.033.11%20.945.102.3971.9869.1175.1625.8679.01%3.62
20156M3M3M1.023.01%20.475.112.3672.1269.2475.2926.1279.27%3.65
20166M3M3M1.022.90%19.945.112.3272.3169.4475.4526.4479.54%3.69
20177M3M3M1.022.80%19.385.102.2872.5269.6775.6226.7879.82%3.74
20187M3M3M1.022.69%18.875.122.2572.7069.8675.7827.1380.10%3.80
20197M3M3M1.022.58%18.345.122.2272.8970.0675.9527.4880.39%3.85
20207M3M3M1.022.48%17.815.122.1873.0870.2776.1127.8180.69%3.90

Libya Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
20217M4M3M1.022.36%17.395.172.1673.2370.4176.2528.1880.99%3.96
20227M4M3M1.022.26%16.985.212.1373.3770.5576.3928.5181.30%4.00
20237M4M4M1.022.15%16.565.262.1173.5270.6976.5428.8381.61%4.05
20247M4M4M1.022.05%16.155.302.0873.6670.8376.6829.1281.91%4.09
20257M4M4M1.011.94%15.735.352.0673.8170.9776.8229.4782.20%4.13
20267M4M4M1.011.84%15.445.442.0473.9571.1276.9629.7782.50%4.17
20277M4M4M1.011.74%15.155.522.0274.1071.2777.1030.0982.79%4.21
20287M4M4M1.011.65%14.855.612.0174.2471.4177.2330.4383.07%4.25
20298M4M4M1.011.56%14.565.691.9974.3971.5677.3730.7783.35%4.29
20308M4M4M1.011.47%14.275.781.9774.5371.7177.5131.0883.63%4.32
20318M4M4M1.011.39%14.125.911.9674.6771.8677.6431.4183.91%4.36
20328M4M4M1.011.32%13.986.031.9474.8272.0177.7731.7384.18%4.39
20338M4M4M11.25%13.836.161.9374.9672.1677.9132.0584.44%4.42
20348M4M4M11.18%13.696.281.9175.1172.3178.0432.3684.71%4.46
20358M4M4M11.11%13.546.411.9075.2572.4678.1732.6884.96%4.49
20368M4M4M11.05%13.486.571.8975.3972.6178.3032.9785.22%4.52
20378M4M4M10.99%13.426.731.8875.5372.7678.4333.2685.47%4.55
20388M4M4M10.94%13.366.891.8775.6872.9278.5533.5485.72%4.58
20398M4M4M10.89%13.307.051.8675.8273.0778.6833.8385.97%4.61
20408M4M4M10.84%13.247.211.8575.9673.2278.8134.1386.21%4.63
20418M4M4M10.78%13.177.401.8476.1073.3878.9334.4486.45%4.66
20428M4M4M0.990.73%13.117.581.8476.2473.5479.0634.7686.68%4.68
20438M4M4M0.990.68%13.047.771.8376.3973.6979.1835.0986.91%4.71
20448M4M4M0.990.63%12.987.951.8376.5373.8579.3135.4187.14%4.73
20458M4M4M0.990.59%12.918.141.8276.6774.0179.4335.7487.36%4.75
20468M4M4M0.990.53%12.798.341.8276.8174.1779.5536.0587.58%4.78
20478M4M4M0.990.48%12.678.541.8176.9674.3379.6736.3287.80%4.80
20488M4M4M0.990.44%12.568.741.8177.1074.5079.8036.6388.02%4.81
20498M4M4M0.990.39%12.448.941.8077.2574.6679.9236.9588.23%4.83
20509M4M4M0.990.35%12.329.141.8077.3974.8280.0437.2588.43%4.85

Highest City Populations in Libya

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Tripoli1,164,7101,150,989
2Misratah878,096386,120
3Banghazi823,056650,629

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