Libya, and Gadhafi's fall, by the numbers
Ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed Thursday after being captured by revolutionary fighters.
October 21st, 2011
03:06 PM ET

Libya, and Gadhafi's fall, by the numbers

A look at some key figures relating to uprising that led to the ouster and the October 20 killing of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and the challenges that Libya faces as it transitions to a new government:

42: Rough number of years that Gadhafi ruled Libya, starting with a coup d'état in September 1969.

69: Gadhafi’s age at his death.

3: Days after the fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak that calls went out on Facebook for peaceful demonstrations in Libya against Gadhafi.

33: Days after those calls that a coalition of nations including the United States began enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya – an operation, later led by NATO, that was authorized by a U.N. Security Council resolution to protect civilians. The air and missile campaign helped halt an advance by pro-Gadhafi forces on the rebel stronghold of Benghazi.

159: Days between the calls for protests (February 11) and Libyan rebel forces entering Tripoli (August 21).

219: Days between the calls for protests and Gadhafi’s death after his capture by revolutionary forces near his hometown of Sirte (October 20).

3: Number of Gadhafi’s sons reported to have been killed since Libya’s civil war began in February.

8: Number of Gadhafi’s biological sons and daughters.

350,000: Estimated number of barrels of oil per day that Libya is producing, up from zero at one point during the uprising that began in February.

$80 million: Rough amount per day that Libya could earn, at current oil prices, should it double its output to 700,000 barrels per day, which analysts say could be done fairly quickly. Analysts say National Transitional Council has an opportunity to bolster its legitimacy by using oil revenue to improve services, such as water and power, to the populace.

1.6 million to 1.8 million: estimated number of barrels of oil per day that Libya was producing before the civil war. This could net hundreds of millions of dollars a day.

1.704 million: Estimated amount of barrels the United States exported daily in 2008.

2%: Portion of global daily oil production that Libya’s pre-war production represented.

12, or slightly more: Number of months Libya’s transitional government believes it will take to resume full oil-production capacity.

36: Number of months that energy research firm Wood Mackenzie believes it will take Libya to reach full oil-production capacity, in part because of repairs needed to damaged oil fields and the lack of maintenance on the country’s undamaged oil infrastructure.

25%: Percentage of Libya's GDP earned from the oil sector.

$150 billion: Estimated value, according to analysts, of frozen assets that had been available to the Gadhafi regime around the world. The Libyan leadership is lobbying for the money’s release. Those assets range from real estate to stakes in the Italian bank UniCredit; the British publisher Pearson, which owns the Financial Times; and Italian soccer club Juventus.

$37 billion: Amount that the United States has frozen since Libya's civil war began.

$1.5 billion: Amount in Libyan assets that the United States agreed in September to release as humanitarian aid to the National Transitional Council, which was recognized as the new government of Libya in July.

$700 million: Amount that the United States has distributed, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.

$1.3 billion: Cost to the United States, as of September 30, of its role in helping end the Gadhafi regime, including participation the in NATO air campaign over Libya, according to Pentagon and State Department officials.

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