Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate 1960-2024

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 2022 was 32.01%, a 1.95% decline from 2021.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 33.96%, a 1.46% decline from 2020.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 35.42%, a 4.28% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 31.14%, a 0.41% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
Libya 50.45%
South Africa 49.83%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 43.82%
Botswana 43.52%
Jordan 41.91%
Namibia 38.97%
Gabon 36.90%
North Macedonia 32.44%
Algeria 32.01%
Bosnia 31.89%
Iraq 31.76%
St. Lucia 30.78%
Costa Rica 30.74%
Albania 28.20%
Montenegro 28.06%
Suriname 26.60%
Guyana 25.48%
Serbia 24.25%
Lebanon 23.94%
Iran 22.83%
Romania 22.59%
Mauritius 21.76%
Colombia 21.04%
Brazil 20.68%
Samoa 20.35%
Turkey 19.25%
Armenia 19.02%
Jamaica 18.06%
Belize 17.93%
Equatorial Guinea 16.53%
Fiji 16.01%
Maldives 15.14%
China 14.85%
Paraguay 14.51%
Russia 14.37%
Azerbaijan 13.58%
Dominican Republic 12.89%
Venezuela 10.98%
Bulgaria 10.77%
Malaysia 10.39%
Belarus 10.27%
Turkmenistan 8.99%
Ecuador 8.40%
Peru 8.04%
Tonga 7.03%
Mexico 6.52%
Guatemala 6.28%
Thailand 5.39%
Kazakhstan 3.82%
Cuba 3.09%
Tuvalu 0.00%
American Samoa 0.00%
Marshall Islands 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Dominica 0.00%
Grenada 0.00%
Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 32.01% -1.95%
2021 33.96% -1.46%
2020 35.42% 4.28%
2019 31.14% 0.41%
2018 30.73% 0.48%
2017 30.25% 4.08%
2016 26.17% -4.09%
2015 30.26% 4.86%
2014 25.40% -0.16%
2013 25.56% -2.14%
2012 27.70% 5.09%
2011 22.61% 0.70%
2010 21.91% 0.29%
2009 21.62% -2.67%
2008 24.29% -3.55%
2007 27.84% 3.49%
2006 24.35% -6.87%
2005 31.23% -3.00%
2004 34.22% -9.70%
2003 43.93% -2.16%
2002 46.09% -0.89%
2001 46.98% -3.71%
2000 50.68% 2.80%
1999 47.88% 3.30%
1998 44.58% 2.85%
1997 41.74% -4.21%
1996 45.95% -5.15%
1995 51.10% 6.90%
1994 44.19% 2.59%
1993 41.60% 2.98%
1992 38.63% 6.07%
1991 32.56% 32.56%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%