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Population and Health in Libya

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Total population: 5,613,380 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth rate: 2.007% (2012 est.)

Urban population: 78% of total population (2010)

Urban growth rate: 2.1% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)

Rural Population: 22% of total population (2010)

Population density of Libya: 3.41 humans per square km

Health

HIV prevalence: 0.3% (2001 est.)

Life Expectancy      

Male: 75.5 year

Female: 80.27 years (2012 est.)

Literacy

Male: 95.6%

Female: 82.7% (2010 est.)

Population Structure

Age (years)per% No of Males No of FemalesTotal
0-1444.93,670,2663,654,7327,324,998
15-2420.51,674,0051,677,6333,351,638
25-5428.32,338,8272,286,3144,625,141
55-643.6262,678319,617582,295
65 years and Over2.7187,461251,511438,972

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