Algeria Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2021 was 12.70%, a 0.15% increase from 2020.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2020 was 12.55%, a 2.04% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2019 was 10.51%, a 0.09% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria unemployment rate for 2018 was 10.42%, a 0.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Algeria Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 12.70% 0.15%
2020 12.55% 2.04%
2019 10.51% 0.09%
2018 10.42% 0.09%
2017 10.33% 0.13%
2016 10.20% -1.01%
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% 1.47%
1999 28.30% 1.64%
1998 26.66% 1.23%
1997 25.43% -3.10%
1996 28.53% -3.31%
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%