Libya has a population of 6.2 million people, and a land mass of 1.7 million km2. Life expectancy is 71 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 7998, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 26.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 50.9 billion.
Libya is ranked at place 186 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Libya is ranked at place 171, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Libya in 2017 were NOK 3 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Libya at a value of 151 million.