Urban Population in Libya

Urban population reached 5.09 mil in 2017 in Libya, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.65 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Libya reached an all time high of 5.09 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.396 mil in 1960. When compared to Libya's main peers, urban population in Algeria amounted to 29.8 mil, 3.41 mil in Chad, 41.7 mil in Egypt and 7.92 mil in Tunisia in 2017.

Libya has been ranked 95th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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