Algeria Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2019 was 11.70%, a 0.18% decline from 2018.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2018 was 11.88%, a 0.11% decline from 2017.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2017 was 12.00%, a 1.79% increase from 2016.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2016 was 10.20%, a 1% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 28.18%
St. Lucia 20.71%
Namibia 20.27%
Gabon 20.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.88%
Libya 18.56%
Bosnia 18.43%
Botswana 18.19%
North Macedonia 17.76%
Armenia 16.99%
Montenegro 14.88%
Jordan 14.72%
Turkey 13.49%
Iraq 12.82%
Serbia 12.69%
Albania 12.33%
Brazil 12.08%
Costa Rica 11.85%
Guyana 11.85%
Algeria 11.70%
Iran 11.38%
Colombia 9.71%
Venezuela 8.80%
Samoa 8.36%
Jamaica 8.00%
Suriname 7.33%
Mauritius 6.67%
Equatorial Guinea 6.43%
Belize 6.41%
Lebanon 6.23%
Maldives 6.14%
Dominican Republic 5.85%
Azerbaijan 5.51%
Paraguay 4.81%
Belarus 4.60%
Kazakhstan 4.59%
Russia 4.59%
Bulgaria 4.34%
China 4.32%
Fiji 4.10%
Romania 3.98%
Ecuador 3.97%
Turkmenistan 3.91%
Mexico 3.43%
Malaysia 3.32%
Peru 3.31%
Guatemala 2.46%
Cuba 1.64%
Tonga 1.12%
Thailand 0.75%
Algeria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 11.70% -0.18%
2018 11.88% -0.11%
2017 12.00% 1.79%
2016 10.20% -1.00%
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% 1.41%
1999 28.37% 1.56%
1998 26.80% 1.37%
1997 25.43% -3.16%
1996 28.59% -3.26%
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%