Libya: Percent children

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 Libya

Population ages 0-14, percent of total

 Latest value 27.71
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2023
 Average 39.19
 Min - Max 27.71 - 51.78
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1960 to 2023. The average value for Libya during that period was 39.19 percent with a minimum of 27.71 percent in 2023 and a maximum of 51.78 percent in 1972. The latest value from 2023 is 27.71 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 196 countries is 26.24 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 - Percent children - Recent values chart

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Libya - Percent children - historical chart - 1960-2023




Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 6.81 2022 million
 Percent urban population 81.30 2022 percent
 Population density 4 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 4.97 2023 percent
 Percent children 27.71 2023 percent
 Percent female population 49.43 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 18.39 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 49.61 2022 percent
 Refugee population 2,208 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 12 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.14 2022 percent
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