Libya: Share of services

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 Libya

Value added in the services sector as percent of GDP

 Latest value 25.47
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2022
 Average 48.23
 Min - Max 21.49 - 93.63
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 2006 to 2022. The average value for Libya during that period was 48.23 percent with a minimum of 21.49 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 93.63 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 25.47 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 165 countries is 54.13 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Libya - Share of services - Recent values chart

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Libya - Share of services - historical chart - 2006-2022




The importance of services in the economy of Libya and other countries is measured as the value added of services as percent of GDP. The services sector includes wholesale and retail trade, transport, financial services, education, health care, and real estate.
Definition: Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99 and they include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3 or 4.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Share of industry 80.31 2022 percent
 Share of manufacturing 2.91 2019 percent
 Share of services 25.47 2022 percent
 Industry value added 42.94 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Manufacturing value added 2.15 2018 billion U.S. dollars
 Services value added 23.52 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Savings, percent of GDP 47.53 2021 percent
 Savings, in dollars 18.93 2021 billion U.S. dollars
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