Population of Libya

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Libya is 7,172,337 as of March 01, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Libya is projected at 5,180,203 or 5.180 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Libya is projected at 5,057,681 or 5.058 million people for the year 2020. Libya ranks number 107th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Libya is ranked 35th among 58 countries in Africa.

Libya's population peak will be 2059 with 8.64 million people after Libya's population will be decreased year by year. The Libyan population is projected to reach 7.60 million in 2030 and increase further to 8.53 million in 2050 and 8.01 million by 2100. Libya accounts for 0.088 percent of the world population. However, its global share will decline by 0.088% in 2042 and is projected to decline at 0.074% by 2100.

Libya was at 131th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 110th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Libya population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20206,871,29293,8401.380.086
20216,958,53287,2401.270.086
20227,040,74582,2131.180.087
20237,118,65677,9111.110.087
20247,193,91275,2561.060.087
20257,267,72173,8091.030.087
20267,339,91572,1940.990.087
20277,409,78969,8740.950.087
20287,477,41367,6240.910.087
20297,542,92265,5090.880.088
20307,606,41563,4930.840.088
20317,667,92061,5050.810.088
20327,727,50259,5820.780.088
20337,785,34557,8430.750.088
20347,841,64756,3020.720.088
20357,896,59754,9500.700.088
20367,950,23753,6400.680.088
20378,002,53052,2930.660.088
20388,053,46350,9330.640.088
20398,102,97049,5070.610.088
20408,150,99348,0230.590.088
20418,197,49546,5020.570.088
20428,242,40544,9100.550.088
20438,285,57343,1680.520.088
20448,326,78141,2080.500.087
20458,365,85439,0730.470.087
20468,402,72036,8660.440.087
20478,437,30534,5850.410.087
20488,469,41532,1100.380.087
20498,498,84129,4260.350.087
20508,525,41426,5730.310.087
20518,549,09023,6760.280.087
20528,569,85020,7600.240.087
20538,587,73017,8800.210.087
20548,602,73015,0000.170.087
20558,614,92212,1920.140.086
20568,624,3409,4180.110.086
20578,631,0576,7170.080.086
20588,635,2654,2080.050.086
20598,637,1561,8910.020.086
20608,636,942-2140.000.085
20618,634,746-2,196-0.030.085
20628,630,701-4,045-0.050.085
20638,625,035-5,666-0.070.085
20648,618,009-7,026-0.080.084
20658,609,844-8,165-0.090.084
20668,600,676-9,168-0.110.084
20678,590,649-10,027-0.120.084
20688,579,913-10,736-0.120.083
20698,568,666-11,247-0.130.083
20708,557,028-11,638-0.140.083
20718,545,111-11,917-0.140.083
20728,532,979-12,132-0.140.082
20738,520,670-12,309-0.140.082
20748,508,229-12,441-0.150.082
20758,495,688-12,541-0.150.082
20768,483,056-12,632-0.150.082
20778,470,334-12,722-0.150.081
20788,457,440-12,894-0.150.081
20798,444,289-13,151-0.160.081
20808,430,756-13,533-0.160.081
20818,416,830-13,926-0.170.081
20828,402,459-14,371-0.170.081
20838,387,576-14,883-0.180.080
20848,372,088-15,488-0.180.080
20858,355,909-16,179-0.190.080
20868,339,005-16,904-0.200.080
20878,321,341-17,664-0.210.080
20888,302,853-18,488-0.220.080
20898,283,471-19,382-0.230.079
20908,263,162-20,309-0.250.079
20918,241,893-21,269-0.260.079
20928,219,680-22,213-0.270.079
20938,196,531-23,149-0.280.079
20948,172,488-24,043-0.290.079
20958,147,578-24,910-0.300.078
20968,121,857-25,721-0.320.078
20978,095,345-26,512-0.330.078
20988,068,098-27,247-0.340.078
20998,040,142-27,956-0.35inf
21008,011,534-28,608-0.36inf

Libya population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,124,515--0.045
19511,142,97218,4571.640.045
19521,163,89120,9191.830.045
19531,187,73423,8432.050.045
19541,214,82727,0932.280.045
19551,245,35830,5312.510.045
19561,279,40634,0482.730.046
19571,316,91137,5052.930.046
19581,357,73240,8213.100.047
19591,401,62043,8883.230.047
19601,448,41746,7973.340.048
19611,498,07149,6543.430.049
19621,550,81352,7423.520.050
19631,607,17156,3583.630.050
19641,667,82560,6543.770.051
19651,733,30665,4813.930.052
19661,803,68370,3774.060.053
19671,878,87775,1944.170.054
19681,958,91480,0374.260.055
19692,043,81884,9044.330.056
19702,133,52689,7084.390.058
19712,228,14694,6204.430.059
19722,327,49099,3444.460.061
19732,430,755103,2654.440.062
19742,536,888106,1334.370.063
19752,645,139108,2514.270.065
19762,754,696109,5574.140.066
19772,865,637110,9414.030.068
19782,979,093113,4563.960.069
19793,096,729117,6363.950.071
19803,219,466122,7373.960.072
19813,347,781128,3153.990.074
19823,480,454132,6733.960.076
19833,614,689134,2353.860.077
19843,746,715132,0263.650.078
19853,873,781127,0663.390.080
19863,994,597120,8163.120.081
19874,109,725115,1282.880.082
19884,220,450110,7252.690.082
19894,328,939108,4892.570.083
19904,436,661107,7222.490.083
19914,544,242107,5812.420.084
19924,650,885106,6432.350.085
19934,755,133104,2482.240.085
19944,854,87599,7422.100.086
19954,948,79893,9231.930.086
19965,036,17187,3731.770.086
19975,118,00781,8361.620.087
19985,196,78078,7731.540.087
19995,275,92679,1461.520.087
20005,357,89181,9651.550.087
20015,443,24885,3571.590.087
20025,531,08987,8411.610.088
20035,620,54789,4581.620.088
20045,710,15489,6071.590.088
20055,798,61488,4601.550.088
20065,886,87288,2581.520.089
20075,974,78787,9151.490.089
20086,058,74883,9611.410.089
20096,133,98475,2361.240.089
20106,197,66363,6791.040.089
20116,247,43949,7760.800.088
20126,285,74838,3090.610.088
20136,320,36034,6120.550.087
20146,362,03741,6770.660.087
20156,418,31556,2780.880.086
20166,492,16273,8471.150.086
20176,580,72488,5621.360.087
20186,678,55997,8351.490.087
20196,777,45298,8931.480.087