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Libya
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. History
11. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Economy /
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Figures


GDP Gross Domestic Product
Per capita $14,200
Net $87.7 billion
Annual growth 5.9% (2008)
This is stable compared to previous years.
By sector Agriculture 2%
Industry 71%
Services 27%
Annual inflation rate 10.4% (2008)
It was 6.3% in 2007.
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 7%
Net $6.22 billion
Trade
Balance +140%
Exports $65 billion
Main products Crude oil, machinery, chemicals
Main partners Italy 38%; Germany 12%; France 7%; Spain 7%; USA 6%; Switzerland 5%
Imports $27 billion
Main products Machinery, semi-finished goods, food, transport equipment, consumer products
Main partners Italy 22%; China 9%; Germany 9%; Turkey 6%; Tunisia 6%; South Korea 5%; USA 4%; France 4%
Work life
Official unemployment 30% (2004)
Work force Agriculture 17%
Industry 23%
Services 59%
Population below poverty line 7% (2005)





By Tore Kjeilen