Algeria: Youth unemployment

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 Algeria

Youth unemployment, ages 15-24

 Latest value 31.33
 Year 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2023
 Average 34.66
 Min - Max 21.62 - 51.10
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Algeria from 1991 to 2023. The average value for Algeria during that period was 34.66 percent with a minimum of 21.62 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 51.1 percent in 1995. The latest value from 2023 is 31.33 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2023 based on 178 countries is 16.02 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 - Youth unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Algeria - Youth unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2023




We present the rate of youth unemployment for Algeria and other countries. Youth unemployment is the percent of 15-24 year olds who are part of the labor force but are unemployed. Recall that the labor force includes the employed and the unemployed people.
Definition: Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 13.43 2023 million people
 Unemployment rate 12.49 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 21.51 2023 percent
 Male unemployment 10.00 2023 percent
 Youth unemployment 31.33 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 42.32 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 19.53 2023 percent
 Female labor force participation 16.81 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 66.99 2023 percent
 Self-employment 31.02 2022 percent
 Unemployment rate 11.70 Q3/2017 percent
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