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Source Information

Libya


Last updated on IDB: December 2019
Base Population
Item Base year Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Base Population 2006 census 2006 Census population adjusted under age 10 to be consistent with fertility and mortality. 1

Latest Data Used in the Estimates and Projections
Item Reference years Data source Data collection years Notes Ref. No.
Population 2006 census 2006 Census population by age and sex used to evaluate the estimates and projections. 2
Fertility 2012-2014 survey 2014 Direct estimates of age-specific fertility rates. 3
Mortality 2018 administrative data 2018 Deaths caused by civil war violence during calendar year 2018. 4
Migration 2017 refugee statistics 2012 Based on estimates of refugee stocks caused by civil war-related displacement. 5

References
Ref. No. Citations
1 Bureau of Statistics and Census Libya. Census 2006.
2 Pan Arab Project for Family Health Survey. 2017. 2014 Libyan National Family Health Survey. <http://bsc.ly/?P=5&sec_Id=20&dep_Id=6>.
3 Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project database, Accessed 8/2018 <https://www.acleddata.com/>.
4 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Population Statistics Database. Accessed 7/2018 at <http://popstats.unhcr.org/en/>.

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