Coat of Arms
Current Head of Government:
- Depends primarily upon revenue from hydrocarbons, which contributes to about 95% of export earnings, 65 % of GDP, and 80% of government revenue.
- Substantial revenue from the energy sector coupled with a small population give Libya one of the highest per capita GDPs in Africa.
6,890,535 (2020) (107th)
1.77 million sq km (685,524 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Berber and Arab: 97%
- Other: 3% (includes Greeks, Maltese, Italians, Egyptians, Pakistanis, Turks, Indians, and Tunisians)
- Sunni Islam (official): 97%
- Other: 3%
- Arabic (official)