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Libya Vital Statistics 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Bulletin Volume Number 28 Vital Statistics
Libya (LBY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1991 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Libya Vital Statistics
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Subnationally representative

This annual bulletin of vital statistics publishes the number of births, deaths, marriages, and divorces for 2008. The report provides tabulations for live births by sex, birth month, and region for all Libyans, and distribution of deaths by sex, age group, and cause of death by major disease group.

Data on births and deaths are obtained from the civil register offices in each region (shabia). Information on marriages and divorces are provided by civil records offices, which collect the documents from the local courts.