Algeria

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Capital
    : Algeria
    Currency: Algerian Dinar
    Administrative division: 48 states, 535 districts, 1541 municipalities
    Area: 2381741 km 2
    Length of the coast: 1600 Km
    Location: North Africa
    Coordinates: 28 °, 3 °
    Climate: Mediterranean climate to the north, desert climate to the south
    Official language: Arabic, national language: Amazigh
    Population: 40.4 million (2016)
    Average age: 19 years
    Population density: 16.08 km 2 in
    Average age: 73 years
    Distribution of population by age group: Less than 19 years 39%, between 19 years and 64 years: 56%, more than 65 years: 5%
    Source: National Agency for Investment Development

    Economic Indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014: 213518     
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014: 3.8                   
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 5484.1   
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 10.7                                     
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 44.0   
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 45.4             
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: 10.8, Break in the time series. 2011.
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: 30.9, Break in the time series. 2011.  
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: 58.4, Break in the time series. 2011.  
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014: 10.6, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 16.7/70.3, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 183                               
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 158, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 159, 2013.  
    Index of industrial production (2005=100) 2014: 104, Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3.
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014: -9682        
    Exports (million US$) 2015: 63227.8, 2014.  
    Imports (million US$) 2015: 58618.1, 2014.  
    Balance (million US$) 2015: 4609.7, 2014.  
    Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015:  Spain (15.2), Italy (13.2), and France (11.0), 2014.
    Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015:  China (14.1), France (10.8), and Italy (8.6), 2014.

    Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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