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Summary statistics
Region Northern Africa  
Currency Algerian Dinar (DZD)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 2381741  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 38482  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 16.2  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Algiers (2916)  
United Nations membership date 8 October 1962  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 207021  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 161783  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 103198  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 2.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 5379.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 4365.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 3038.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 5165.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 4191.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2887.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 32.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 36.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 22.4  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 78.10 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 74.94 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 73.38 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 12247  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 12146  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 21180  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 169  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 146  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 144  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 125  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 144  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 125  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 99  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 30.9 Fourth quarter. 2011.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 33.1 Fourth quarter.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 26.0 2004. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. September.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 10.8 Fourth quarter. 2011.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 11.7 Fourth quarter.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 20.7 2004. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.3. September.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 15.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 14.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 12.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 71.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 71.1  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 72.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 2634 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders. Includes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2070 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders. Includes nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1443 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders. Includes nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 172110  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 189329  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 103.3 ITU estimate.  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 92.4  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 41.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 15.2 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 12.5  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 5.8  
Exports (million US$) 2012 71865.7  
Imports (million US$) 2012 50369.4  
Balance (million US$) 2012 21496.3  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Italy (16.0), United States (15.0), Spain (10.9)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 France (12.8), China (11.8), Italy (10.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.8  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.5  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -1.9  
Urban population (%) 2013 74.7  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 27.8  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 7.7/7.1  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 102.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 72.6/69.4  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 26.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 2.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 61.4  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 270.4/0.7 Data refer to foreign citizens. Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 96043 According to the Government of Algeria, there are an estimated 165,000 Sahrawi refugees in the Tindouf camps.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 4.3  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 104.2/104.7  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 59.0  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 4.1/10.4 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 31.6  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 111  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 0.6  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 123374/3.5  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 1138.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 598 Based on monthly averages for the period 1976-2005.  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 11.9/23.7 Based on monthly averages for the period 1976-2005.  
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