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Tripoli, Libya

Area of Tripoli, Libya 2,581 km²
Population 1.3 million
Male Population 656,180 (50.7%)
Female Population 637,411 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +144%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +19.5%
Median Age 23.7 years old
Male Median Age 23.7 years old
Female Median Age 23.8 years old
Timezone Eastern European Standard Time

Tripoli, Libya Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 530,208 885,050 1,082,810 1,293,592
Population Density 205.4 / km² 342.9 / km² 419.5 / km² 501.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tripoli, Libya Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Tripoli, Libya +144% +46.2% +19.5%
Libya +139.8% +43% +17.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tripoli, Libya Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 71,948 68,527 140,476
5-9 65,698 63,120 128,818
10-14 67,698 64,854 132,552
15-19 70,944 68,965 139,910
20-24 70,723 69,250 139,974
25-29 70,098 68,207 138,306
30-34 60,765 59,563 120,329
35-39 47,691 47,726 95,417
40-44 34,395 34,421 68,817
45-49 24,576 24,047 48,623
50-54 15,791 16,589 32,380
55-59 15,000 14,854 29,855
60-64 12,525 10,702 23,227
65-69 10,432 9,106 19,538
70-74 7,405 6,720 14,125
75-79 5,647 5,506 11,153
80-84 2,969 3,032 6,001
85 Plus 1,876 2,222 4,099
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Tripoli, Libya Population Density

Population Density: 501.2 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Tripoli, Libya 1.3 million 2,581 km² 501.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Tripoli, Libya Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 76,977 n/a n/a
100 86,599 1.2% 962
200 96,221 1.1% 962
300 86,599 -1% -962
400 76,977 -1.2% -962
500 80,826 0.5% 384
600 84,675 0.5% 384
700 88,524 0.4% 384
800 92,372 0.4% 384
900 94,297 0.2% 192
1000 96,221 0.2% 192
1100 67,355 -3.5% -2,886
1200 38,489 -5.4% -2,886
1300 57,733 4.1% 1,924
1400 76,977 2.9% 1,924
1500 96,221 2.3% 1,924
1600 96,221 0% 0
1700 96,221 0% 0
1800 98,655 0.3% 243
1900 141,118 3.6% 4,246
1910 147,137 4.3% 6,019
1920 147,190 0% 53
1930 146,709 -0.3% -481
1940 187,411 27.7% 40,702
1950 214,661 14.5% 27,250
1960 281,998 31.4% 67,337
1970 417,651 48.1% 135,653
1990 885,050 45.6% 233,699
2000 1,082,810 22.3% 197,760
2020 1,397,610 13.6% 157,400
2030 1,559,164 11.6% 161,554
2040 1,704,946 9.4% 145,782
2050 1,829,860 7.3% 124,914
2060 1,898,065 3.7% 68,205
2070 1,923,881 1.4% 25,816
2080 1,926,935 0.2% 3,054
2090 1,907,950 -1% -18,985
2100 1,870,178 -2% -37,772
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Tripoli, Libya CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Tripoli, Libya 5,101,013 t 3.94 t 1,976 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Tripoli, Libya Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1916 to 2013)

Average Temp
21.2°C
70.2°F
Average High
27.8°C
82.1°F
Average Low
14.7°C
58.5°F
   Record High Temperature
45.5°C
113.9°F
   Record Low Temperature
0.0°C
32.0°F
   Average Precipitation
4.7 mm
0.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
1.6 days
   Average Snowfall
0.0 mm
0.0 in
   Average Snowfall Days (≥ 25 mm)
0.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought High (10)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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Al Butnan 79,721.9 km² 172,636 2.17 / km²
Al Jufrah 115,068.4 km² 57,822 0.5 / km²
Al Khums 7,993 km² 597,728 74.8 / km²
Al Kufrah 420,574.9 km² 53,631 0.13 / km²
Al Marj 11,411.9 km² 213,899 18.7 / km²
Al-Jafara, Libya 1,333.4 km² 88,435 66.3 / km²
An Nuqat al Khams 5,817.3 km² 315,020 54.2 / km²
Ash Shati' 95,945.5 km² 87,244 0.91 / km²
Awbari 50,340 km² 25,743 0.51 / km²
Awbari 32,399.2 km² 84,626 2.61 / km²
Az Zawiyah 3,330.3 km² 672,202 201.8 / km²
Benghazi 12,961.3 km² 736,945 56.9 / km²
Darnah 21,148.8 km² 177,649 8.4 / km²
Ghadamis 66,582.2 km² 110,859 1.66 / km²
Gharyan 88,765.5 km² 326,398 3.68 / km²
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Misratah 26,239.2 km² 416,182 15.9 / km²
Murzuq 280,514.6 km² 87,423 0.31 / km²
Sabha 17,232.1 km² 147,822 8.58 / km²
Surt 69,496.6 km² 155,345 2.24 / km²
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