Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2021

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 2019 was 29.69%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 29.58%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 29.56%, a 4.02% increase from 2016.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 25.54%, a 4.15% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 57.47%
Libya 49.54%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 39.76%
Namibia 37.82%
Jordan 37.28%
St. Lucia 35.95%
Botswana 35.56%
North Macedonia 35.55%
Gabon 35.52%
Bosnia 33.97%
Armenia 33.51%
Costa Rica 31.82%
Algeria 29.69%
Brazil 27.47%
Serbia 27.12%
Albania 26.99%
Guyana 26.20%
Iran 25.46%
Montenegro 25.25%
Iraq 25.16%
Turkey 24.64%
Mauritius 23.84%
Jamaica 22.07%
Colombia 20.01%
Samoa 17.55%
Lebanon 17.10%
Romania 16.78%
Maldives 16.63%
Dominican Republic 15.89%
Venezuela 15.88%
Equatorial Guinea 15.47%
Russia 15.46%
Belize 15.35%
Paraguay 15.11%
Fiji 14.97%
Suriname 13.20%
Azerbaijan 13.19%
Malaysia 11.77%
China 11.01%
Belarus 10.63%
Bulgaria 8.89%
Ecuador 8.71%
Tonga 8.58%
Turkmenistan 8.04%
Peru 7.37%
Mexico 7.15%
Guatemala 4.88%
Cuba 4.49%
Thailand 4.22%
Kazakhstan 3.67%
Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.69% 0.11%
2018 29.58% 0.02%
2017 29.56% 4.02%
2016 25.54% -4.15%
2015 29.69% 4.35%
2014 25.34% 0.32%
2013 25.02% -2.53%
2012 27.55% 5.03%
2011 22.52% 0.68%
2010 21.84% 0.33%
2009 21.51% -2.44%
2008 23.95% -3.38%
2007 27.33% 3.44%
2006 23.89% -6.82%
2005 30.71% -3.39%
2004 34.10% -9.42%
2003 43.52% -2.43%
2002 45.95% -1.11%
2001 47.06% -3.50%
2000 50.56% 2.58%
1999 47.98% 2.80%
1998 45.18% 2.54%
1997 42.64% -4.53%
1996 47.17% -4.76%
1995 51.93% 6.48%
1994 45.45% 2.31%
1993 43.14% 2.84%
1992 40.30% 5.90%
1991 34.40% 5.90%