Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2020

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 29.51%, a 0.15% decline from 2018.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2018 was 29.66%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2017 was 29.64%, a 4.05% increase from 2016.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2016 was 25.59%, a 4.14% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 55.97%
Libya 50.47%
St. Lucia 45.23%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 41.68%
Bosnia 39.70%
Namibia 39.53%
North Macedonia 39.14%
Botswana 37.35%
Gabon 35.95%
Armenia 35.49%
Jordan 35.03%
Montenegro 30.72%
Costa Rica 30.50%
Serbia 30.03%
Algeria 29.51%
Albania 28.13%
Brazil 27.39%
Iran 27.36%
Iraq 25.14%
Mauritius 23.88%
Turkey 23.68%
Jamaica 22.14%
Guyana 21.28%
Colombia 19.04%
Venezuela 18.78%
Samoa 18.13%
Lebanon 17.61%
Maldives 16.76%
Russia 16.12%
Romania 15.43%
Suriname 15.31%
Belize 15.12%
Fiji 14.83%
Azerbaijan 14.56%
Dominican Republic 13.47%
Equatorial Guinea 12.31%
Paraguay 11.42%
Malaysia 11.26%
China 10.33%
Bulgaria 9.87%
Belarus 9.71%
Ecuador 8.94%
Peru 8.37%
Turkmenistan 8.27%
Mexico 7.07%
Guatemala 4.99%
Cuba 4.20%
Kazakhstan 3.88%
Thailand 3.87%
Tonga 3.59%
Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2019 29.51% -0.15%
2018 29.66% 0.02%
2017 29.64% 4.05%
2016 25.59% -4.14%
2015 29.73% 4.39%
2014 25.34% 0.31%
2013 25.02% -2.52%
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% -9.27%
2003 43.37% -2.51%
2002 45.89% -1.18%
2001 47.06% -3.48%
2000 50.54% 2.59%
1999 47.95% 2.89%
1998 45.07% 2.33%
1997 42.73% -4.45%
1996 47.18% -4.85%
1995 52.03% 6.24%
1994 45.79% 2.34%
1993 43.45% 3.01%
1992 40.44% 5.85%
1991 34.59% 5.85%