Labor Force of Algeria
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2020, the Labor Force of Algeria was 12,231,916, a difference of -484,632 (3.81% decrease) compared to 2019. The most recent data on the male and female labor force for Algeria was in 2019, where the male labor force was 10,188,498 and the female labor force was 2,528,050.

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore the values for each year between 1990-2020.

The World Bank defines Labor Force as "people ages 15 and older who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period; it includes people who are currently employed and people who are unemployed but seeking work as well as first-time job-seekers" .

See also: Female Percent of the Labor Force of Algeria.

Data Source: World Bank.
Labor Force of Algeria
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Year Total Labor Force Male Labor Force Female Labor Force
1,990 6,464,551 5,625,452 839,099
1,991 6,725,421 5,855,824 869,597
1,992 6,972,519 6,069,578 902,941
1,993 7,256,588 6,319,762 936,826
1,994 7,540,959 6,566,667 974,292
1,995 7,797,281 6,782,855 1,014,426
1,996 8,049,043 6,994,618 1,054,425
1,997 8,251,472 7,167,229 1,084,243
1,998 8,460,835 7,342,313 1,118,522
1,999 8,669,900 7,512,468 1,157,432
2,000 8,879,547 7,679,032 1,200,515
2,001 9,106,753 7,856,396 1,250,357
2,002 9,327,492 8,022,576 1,304,916
2,003 9,544,296 8,180,416 1,363,880
2,004 9,764,162 8,337,618 1,426,544
2,005 9,985,162 8,489,385 1,495,777
2,006 10,196,157 8,629,008 1,567,149
2,007 10,401,603 8,758,150 1,643,453
2,008 10,600,179 8,875,530 1,724,649
2,009 10,801,299 8,989,921 1,811,378
2,010 11,074,291 9,204,951 1,869,340
2,011 11,295,172 9,281,243 2,013,929
2,012 11,532,688 9,361,083 2,171,605
2,013 12,003,273 9,696,244 2,307,029
2,014 11,584,915 9,456,766 2,128,149
2,015 11,878,705 9,617,000 2,261,705
2,016 12,178,728 9,778,301 2,400,427
2,017 12,464,041 9,921,377 2,542,664
2,018 12,589,364 10,055,125 2,534,239
2,019 12,716,548 10,188,498 2,528,050
2,020 12,231,916