- GDP contracted by 6.0% in 2015 but in the event of a resolution to conflict and a rapid resumption of oil production, economic growth could recover quickly.
- Prospects for a unity government have improved, although the coastal cities of Sirte and Derna remain controlled by the Islamic State.
- The urban policies adopted in the 1970s have had positive effects on structural transformation, in particular with the impulse of the industrial dynamism of cities like Tobruk, Misrata, Zawya, Al Bayda and Derna.
|Area:||1,760,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2015:||6.2 Million|
|Urban Population 2015:||78.06%|
|Female Population 2015:||49.99%|
|GDP:||US$ 82.3 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||-|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||20.69%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||64|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.769|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015):||UA 0.6 Million|
|P-LY-KB0-001|| Technical Assistance for Small & medium Enterprises Development ||ApprovedAPVD|
|P-LY-KD0-001|| Capacity Building Support for Export ||ApprovedAPVD|
Department North Africa Region
Director North Africa Region, Mr. Jacob Kolster
African Development Bank Group
Avenue du Dollar, Les Berges Du Lac II, Tunis 1053, Tunisia
Tel: (+216) 71102953
Fax: (+216) 71194523