Youth Unemployment Rate of Algeria
Updated on July 26, 2022.

According to the World Bank, the total youth unemployment rate of Algeria was 31.88% in 2021, a difference of +0.84 points from 2020; and the total labor force of Algeria in 2021 was 12,398,078. The most recent figures on male and female unemployment rates were 27.83% and 53.95% respectively in 2021.

The World Bank defines youth unemployment rate as "the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment".

The chart and table below shows the total youth, male youth, and female youth unemployment rates of Algeria for 1991 - 2021.

See also: Unemployment Rate of Algeria.

Data Source: World Bank.
Youth Unemployment Rate of Algeria (%)
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Youth Unemployment Rate of Algeria
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Year Total Youth Unempl.(%) Male Youth Unempl.(%) Female Youth Unempl.(%)
1991 33.02 35.47 21.89
1992 39.23 41.85 27.4
1993 42.17 44.7 30.78
1994 44.7 47.09 34
1995 51.6 54.02 40.84
1996 46.44 48.34 38.05
1997 41.74 43.15 35.42
1998 44.28 45.79 37.4
1999 47.42 49.06 39.83
2000 50.44 52.18 42.18
2001 46.77 48.15 40.11
2002 45.87 46.95 40.51
2003 43.63 44.39 39.84
2004 33.93 34.68 30.02
2005 31.05 31.17 30.38
2006 24.22 23.87 26.14
2007 27.69 26.63 33.63
2008 24.16 22.49 33.75
2009 21.52 19.24 34.98
2010 21.79 18.85 37.56
2011 22.39 19.9 35.37
2012 27.46 24.88 40.57
2013 25.21 22.03 41.67
2014 25.56 22.83 40.51
2015 30.15 26.94 45.65
2016 26.08 22.42 45.4
2017 26.6 22.96 46.01
2018 27.01 23.4 46.44
2019 27.36 23.77 46.8
2020 31.04 27.35 51.64
2021 31.88 27.83 53.95