General information

Capital: El Djazaïr (Algiers)

Currency unit: Algerian dinar

Official language: Arabic, Berber languages

Area: 2,381,740 km²

Population in million: 41.3 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 4,123 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 15,275 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 41.4 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.7 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 20.6 %

Life expectancy at birth: 76.1 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 80 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 170.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 12.3 

Industry value added of GDP: 36.3 

Services value added of GDP: 44.1 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 31.24 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 48.56 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Ammonia (0.61 %)
Motor cars and other motor vehicles (0.23 %)
Hydrogen and rare gases (0.12 %)
Acyclic alcohols (0.05 %)
Float glass and surface ground or polished glass (0.03 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Cane or beet sugar (0.33 %)
Wheat and meslin (0.05 %)
Waters (0.04 %)
Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas and mangoes (0.04 %)
Other vegetables (0.02 %)

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              Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) Index (weighting based on importations and exportations)

              Algeria: 99
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              Real Effective Exchange Rate (REER) Index (weighting based on importations and exportations)99