Algeria Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2022 was 11.55%, a 0.2% decline from 2021.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2021 was 11.75%, a 0.5% decline from 2020.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.25%, a 1.75% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.50%, a 0.08% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 29.81%
Gabon 21.47%
Namibia 20.85%
Botswana 20.68%
Libya 20.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.98%
Jordan 17.87%
St. Lucia 17.36%
Iraq 15.55%
Montenegro 15.40%
North Macedonia 15.08%
Bosnia 14.05%
Lebanon 12.64%
Armenia 12.56%
Guyana 12.36%
Albania 11.81%
Algeria 11.55%
Costa Rica 11.45%
Iran 10.96%
Colombia 10.73%
Samoa 10.31%
Turkey 10.03%
Belize 9.69%
Serbia 9.47%
Brazil 9.46%
Equatorial Guinea 8.69%
Suriname 8.64%
Mauritius 7.23%
Dominican Republic 7.12%
Paraguay 6.89%
Jamaica 6.05%
Azerbaijan 5.46%
Romania 5.44%
Venezuela 5.33%
Turkmenistan 5.02%
Kazakhstan 5.01%
China 4.89%
Maldives 4.88%
Bulgaria 4.40%
Fiji 4.33%
Belarus 4.17%
Ecuador 3.96%
Malaysia 3.73%
Peru 3.66%
Mexico 3.31%
Tonga 3.01%
Guatemala 2.57%
Cuba 1.39%
Thailand 0.86%
Algeria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 11.55% -0.20%
2021 11.75% -0.50%
2020 12.25% 1.75%
2019 10.50% 0.08%
2018 10.42% 0.08%
2017 10.33% 0.13%
2016 10.20% -1.01%
2015 11.21% 1.00%
2014 10.21% 0.39%
2013 9.82% -1.15%
2012 10.97% 1.01%
2011 9.96% 0.00%
2010 9.96% -0.20%
2009 10.16% -1.17%
2008 11.33% -2.46%
2007 13.79% 1.52%
2006 12.27% -3.00%
2005 15.27% -2.38%
2004 17.65% -6.07%
2003 23.72% -2.18%
2002 25.90% -1.40%
2001 27.30% -2.47%
2000 29.77% 1.47%
1999 28.30% 1.66%
1998 26.64% 1.21%
1997 25.43% -3.09%
1996 28.52% -3.33%
1995 31.84% 4.10%
1994 27.74% 1.51%
1993 26.23% 1.85%
1992 24.38% 3.78%
1991 20.60% 3.78%