Population of Libya

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Libya is 7,062,470 as of October 06, 2022, 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
20206,871,29293,8401.380.088
20216,958,53287,2401.270.088
20227,040,74582,2131.180.089
20237,118,65677,9111.110.089
20247,193,91275,2561.060.089
20257,267,72173,8091.030.089
20267,339,91572,1940.990.089
20277,409,78969,8740.950.089
20287,477,41367,6240.910.089
20297,542,92265,5090.880.089
20307,606,41563,4930.840.089
20317,667,92061,5050.810.089
20327,727,50259,5820.780.089
20337,785,34557,8430.750.089
20347,841,64756,3020.720.089
20357,896,59754,9500.700.089
20367,950,23753,6400.680.089
20378,002,53052,2930.660.089
20388,053,46350,9330.640.089
20398,102,97049,5070.610.089
20408,150,99348,0230.590.089
20418,197,49546,5020.570.089
20428,242,40544,9100.550.088
20438,285,57343,1680.520.088
20448,326,78141,2080.500.088
20458,365,85439,0730.470.088
20468,402,72036,8660.440.088
20478,437,30534,5850.410.088
20488,469,41532,1100.380.088
20498,498,84129,4260.350.088
20508,525,41426,5730.310.088
20518,549,09023,6760.280.087
20528,569,85020,7600.240.087
20538,587,73017,8800.210.087
20548,602,73015,0000.170.087
20558,614,92212,1920.140.087
20568,624,3409,4180.110.086
20578,631,0576,7170.080.086
20588,635,2654,2080.050.086
20598,637,1561,8910.020.085
20608,636,942-2140.000.085
20618,634,746-2,196-0.030.085
20628,630,701-4,045-0.050.084
20638,625,035-5,666-0.070.084
20648,618,009-7,026-0.080.084
20658,609,844-8,165-0.090.083
20668,600,676-9,168-0.110.083
20678,590,649-10,027-0.120.083
20688,579,913-10,736-0.120.082
20698,568,666-11,247-0.130.082
20708,557,028-11,638-0.140.082
20718,545,111-11,917-0.140.082
20728,532,979-12,132-0.140.081
20738,520,670-12,309-0.140.081
20748,508,229-12,441-0.150.081
20758,495,688-12,541-0.150.080
20768,483,056-12,632-0.150.080
20778,470,334-12,722-0.150.080
20788,457,440-12,894-0.150.080
20798,444,289-13,151-0.160.079
20808,430,756-13,533-0.160.079
20818,416,830-13,926-0.170.079
20828,402,459-14,371-0.170.078
20838,387,576-14,883-0.180.078
20848,372,088-15,488-0.180.078
20858,355,909-16,179-0.190.078
20868,339,005-16,904-0.200.077
20878,321,341-17,664-0.210.077
20888,302,853-18,488-0.220.077
20898,283,471-19,382-0.230.077
20908,263,162-20,309-0.250.076
20918,241,893-21,269-0.260.076
20928,219,680-22,213-0.270.076
20938,196,531-23,149-0.280.076
20948,172,488-24,043-0.290.075
20958,147,578-24,910-0.300.075
20968,121,857-25,721-0.320.075
20978,095,345-26,512-0.330.075
20988,068,098-27,247-0.340.074
20998,040,142-27,956-0.350.074
21008,011,534-28,608-0.360.074

Libya population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19501,124,515--0.044
19511,142,97218,4571.640.044
19521,163,89120,9191.830.044
19531,187,73423,8432.050.044
19541,214,82727,0932.280.045
19551,245,35830,5312.510.045
19561,279,40634,0482.730.045
19571,316,91137,5052.930.046
19581,357,73240,8213.100.046
19591,401,62043,8883.230.047
19601,448,41746,7973.340.048
19611,498,07149,6543.430.048
19621,550,81352,7423.520.049
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
19722,327,49099,3444.460.060
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
19823,480,454132,6733.960.075
19833,614,689134,2353.860.077
19843,746,715132,0263.650.078
19853,873,781127,0663.390.080
19863,994,597120,8163.120.081
19874,109,725115,1282.880.081
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
20055,798,61488,4601.550.089
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
20116,247,43949,7760.800.089
20126,285,74838,3090.610.088
20136,320,36034,6120.550.088
20146,362,03741,6770.660.087
20156,418,31556,2780.880.087
20166,492,16273,8471.150.087
20176,580,72488,5621.360.087
20186,678,55997,8351.490.088
20196,777,45298,8931.480.088