Population Statistics


Total Population


Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

13 February 2018

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Law No. 4 on the Election of the General National Congress (2012)

Updated: June 2015

Article 9 states:

Voter eligibility requirements: • Must hold a Libyan citizenship and enjoy full legal capacity…


Article 28 states:

Voting is carried out in complete secrecy. Voters cast votes in ballot boxes designated for majority or proportional representation. Voters with special needs, unable  of  marking  vote  on  ballot  card, may  do  so  in  oral. Illiterate voters be accompanied by assistant, provided that approval of the chairman of electoral center is granted. In any case, voting by representative or correspondence is not allowed. Executive regulations shall determine conditions of voting authorization. Voting authorization may be given only to one representative. A representative is given only one power of authority.


Excerpts from Law No. 4 on the Election of the General National Congress (2012)