Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Christian-Peter Hanelt, Mirco Keilberth, Tim Lewis Poppenborg

Facts on the European Dimension of Displacement and Asylum: Libya

  • 1. edition 2016, 6 pp (PDF)
  • Free of charge

The country of six million people is comprised of seven major tribes, which spread across three large regions. Since Libya is primarily desert, most people live on the Mediterranean coast.

Overall, 70 percent of Libyans receive government salaries which are financed by oil revenues