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Libya Population

Libya is a country in North Africa, borders Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, Tunisia to the northwest, Mediterranean Sea to the north and maritime borders with Malta, Greece, and Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Libya population in 2022 is estimated to be 7.06 million, covers country area of 1,759,541 sq km (679,363 sq mi), ranks sixteenth country by area and the one-hundred-fifth most populous country in the world. Libya capital and largest city is Tripoli, other popular cities are Benghazi, Misrata,Beida, Khoms, Zawiya, Ajdabiya, Sebha, Sirte and Tobruk. Country code is LBY, Population of Libya in 2021 is estimated as 6.96 million, Life expectancy of Libya is 74.21 years for male and 77.34 years for female.

Below table is the population of Libya from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
19601,448,416
19651,733,307
19702,133,527
19752,645,136
19803,219,462
19853,873,781
19904,436,663
19954,948,796
20005,357,893
20055,798,615
20106,197,667
20156,418,315
20206,871,287

Libya population in 1960 is 1,448,416, by 1970 the population is increased by 685,111 totaling to 2,133,527, by 1980 the population is increased to 3,219,462, and by 1990 the total increase of 4,436,663 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 4,436,663. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 5,357,893, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Libya increase by 839,774 with a change of 15.67 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 673,620 with a change of 10.87 percent and make up to 6,871,287.

Source : worldbank

According to statoids, Libya is divided into 22 districts, and further sub divided into baladiyat:

RegionShabiyaDistrictsArea (sq km)Population
Cyrenaica
1البطنانAl Butnan84,996159,536
2درنةDarnah31,511163,351
3الجبل الاخضرAl Jabal al Akhdar11,429203,156
4المرجAl Marj13,515185,848
5بنغازيBanghazi11,372670,797
6الواحاتAl Wahat105,523177,047
7الكفرةAl Kufrah433,61150,104
Tripolitania
8سرتSurt77,660193,720
9مصراتةMisratah29,172550,938
10المرقبMarqab6,796432,202
11طرابلسTarabulus8351,065,405
12الجفارةAl Jafarah2,666453,198
13الزاويةAz Zawiyah2,753290,993
14النقاط الخمسAn Nuqat al Khams6,089287,662
15الجبل الغربيAl Jabal al Gharbi76,717304,159
16نالوتNalut67,19193,224
Fezzan
17الجفرةAl Jufrah117,41052,342
18وادي الشاطئWadi ash Shati'97,16078,532
19سبهاSabha107,310134,162
20وادي الحياةWadi al Hayat31,48576,858
21غاتGhat68,48223,518
22مرزقMurzuq356,30878,621

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