Support our Sponsor

. . Flags of the World Maps of All Countries
  • 2001 INDEX
  • 2000 INDEX
  • 1999 INDEX
  • 1998 INDEX
  • 1996 INDEX
  • Country Ranks



    [TOP]
  • Geographic.org Home PageCountry Index

    Libya People 1997
    http://www.photius.com/wfb1997/libya/libya_people.html
    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 5,648,359 (July 1997 est.)
      note: includes 305,959 non-nationals (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years : 48% (male 1,369,984; female 1,323,254)
      15-64 years: 49% (male 1,422,043; female 1,358,013)
      65 years and over: 3% (male 91,953; female 83,112) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 3.64% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 43.94 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 7.49 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 1.11 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 57.7 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 65.05 years
      male : 62.84 years
      female: 67.37 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 6.19 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Libyan(s)
      adjective: Libyan

      Ethnic groups Berber and Arab 97%, Greeks, Maltese, Italians, Egyptians, Pakistanis,Turks, Indians, Tunisians

      Religions Sunni Muslim 97%

      Languages Arabic, Italian, English, all are widely understood in the major cities

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 76.2%
      male: 87.9%
      female: 63% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Libya on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Libya People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Libya People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

    Support Our Sponsor

    Support Our Sponsor

    Please put this page in your BOOKMARKS - - - - -




    http://www.photius.com/wfb1997/libya/libya_people.html

    Revised 06-Mar-02
    Copyright © 2002 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


    ctr03/06/02