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Libya - People (Facts)
Population: 6,036,914
note: includes 166,510 non-nationals (July 2007 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 33.4% (male 1,029,096/female 985,606)
15-64 years: 62.4% (male 1,940,287/female 1,827,429)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 124,892/female 129,604) (2007 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.262% (2007 est.)
Birth rate: 26.09 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Death rate: 3.47 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.044 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.062 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.964 male(s)/female
total population: 1.052 male(s)/female (2007 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 22.82 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 25.07 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 20.47 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 76.88 years
male: 74.64 years
female: 79.23 years (2007 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.21 children born/woman (2007 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 0.3% (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 10,000 (2001 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Major infectious diseases: degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: may be a significant risk in some locations during the transmission season (typically April through October) (2007)
Nationality: noun: Libyan(s)
adjective: Libyan
Ethnic groups: Berber and Arab 97%, other 3% (includes Greeks, Maltese, Italians, Egyptians, Pakistanis, Turks, Indians, and Tunisians)
Religions: Sunni Muslim 97%, other 3%
Languages: Arabic, Italian, English, all are widely understood in the major cities
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 82.6%
male: 92.4%
female: 72% (2003 est.)


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Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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