There is no interest on loans, banks in Libya are state-owned and loans given to all its citizens at 0% interest by law.
Home is considered a human right in Libya –Gaddafi vowed that his parents would not get a house until everyone in Libya had a home. Gaddafi’s father died without a home.
All newlyweds in Libya receive $60,000 Dinar (US$ 50,000 ) by the government to buy their first apartment to help them start up the family.
Education and medical treatments are free in Libya. Before Gaddafi only 25% of Libyans were literate. Today the figure is 83%.
Should Libyans want to take up farming career, they would receive farming land, a farming house, equipments, seeds and livestock to kick- start their farms – all for free.
If Libyans cannot find the education or medical facilities they need in Libya, the government funds them to go abroad for it – not only free but they get US $2, 300/mth accommodation and car allowance.
If a Libyan buys a car, the government subsidizes 50% of the price.
The price of petrol in Libya is $0. 14 per liter.
Libya has no external debt and its reserves amounting to $150 billion – now frozen globally.
If a Libyan is unable to get employment after graduation the state would pay the average salary of the profession as if he or she is employed until employment is found.
A portion of Libyan oil sale is, credited directly to the bank accounts of all Libyan citizens.
A mother who gives birth to a child receive US $5 ,000.
40 loaves of bread in Libya costs $ 0.15.
25% of Libyans have a university degree.
Gaddafi carried out the world’s largest irrigation project, known as the Great Man-Made River project, to make water readily available throughout the desert country.