Algeria: Labor force participation

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 Algeria

Labor force participation rate

 Latest value 40.58
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2022
 Average 42.69
 Min - Max 39.35 - 44.92
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Algeria from 1990 to 2022. The average value for Algeria during that period was 42.69 percent with a minimum of 39.35 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 44.92 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2022 is 40.58 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 60.54 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Algeria - Labor force participation - recent values

Historical chart
Algeria - Labor force participation - historical chart - 1990-2022




The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.
Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 12.64 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 11.55 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 20.30 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 9.39 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 29.03 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 40.58 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 19.81 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 16.36 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 64.00 2022 percent
 Unemployment rate 11.70 Q3/2017 percent
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