Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 31.88%, a 0.84% increase from 2020.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 31.04%, a 3.68% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.36%, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 27.01%, a 0.41% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 64.18%
Libya 50.45%
Costa Rica 45.36%
Botswana 41.20%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.09%
Jordan 40.53%
Namibia 40.44%
St. Lucia 38.69%
Gabon 38.43%
Armenia 36.09%
North Macedonia 34.12%
Bosnia 32.87%
Brazil 31.90%
Algeria 31.88%
Montenegro 31.56%
Suriname 30.53%
Serbia 30.41%
Guyana 29.85%
Lebanon 29.60%
Albania 27.84%
Iran 27.21%
Iraq 27.20%
Colombia 26.45%
Jamaica 26.11%
Mauritius 25.26%
Turkey 24.31%
Dominican Republic 20.60%
Romania 20.57%
Samoa 19.69%
Belize 19.27%
Equatorial Guinea 18.29%
Fiji 18.06%
Maldives 17.74%
Russia 16.89%
Azerbaijan 16.49%
Paraguay 16.27%
Malaysia 15.60%
Venezuela 14.94%
Ecuador 14.23%
Bulgaria 14.16%
China 11.35%
Belarus 11.31%
Peru 11.16%
Tonga 11.12%
Turkmenistan 11.01%
Mexico 8.13%
Cuba 7.39%
Guatemala 7.21%
Thailand 6.98%
Kazakhstan 3.73%
Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2021 31.88% 0.84%
2020 31.04% 3.68%
2019 27.36% 0.36%
2018 27.01% 0.41%
2017 26.60% 0.52%
2016 26.08% -4.07%
2015 30.15% 4.59%
2014 25.56% 0.35%
2013 25.21% -2.25%
2012 27.46% 5.07%
2011 22.39% 0.60%
2010 21.79% 0.28%
2009 21.52% -2.64%
2008 24.16% -3.54%
2007 27.69% 3.47%
2006 24.22% -6.83%
2005 31.05% -2.88%
2004 33.93% -9.71%
2003 43.63% -2.23%
2002 45.87% -0.91%
2001 46.77% -3.66%
2000 50.44% 3.02%
1999 47.42% 3.14%
1998 44.28% 2.54%
1997 41.74% -4.70%
1996 46.44% -5.16%
1995 51.60% 6.90%
1994 44.70% 2.53%
1993 42.17% 2.94%
1992 39.23% 6.21%
1991 33.02% 6.21%