Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate 1991-2024

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2022 was 29.03%, a 0.32% decline from 2021.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2021 was 29.34%, a 1.77% decline from 2020.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2020 was 31.11%, a 3.93% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria youth unemployment rate for 2019 was 27.19%, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24
South Africa 51.52%
Libya 51.47%
St. Lucia 40.02%
Namibia 39.78%
Jordan 39.42%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38.18%
Botswana 37.85%
Gabon 36.89%
North Macedonia 34.91%
Iraq 34.59%
Bosnia 33.47%
Costa Rica 31.89%
Algeria 29.03%
Montenegro 28.26%
Albania 27.79%
Suriname 26.18%
Iran 26.00%
Lebanon 25.50%
Guyana 25.40%
Serbia 24.85%
Armenia 24.57%
Mauritius 22.86%
Romania 21.98%
Belize 21.81%
Colombia 21.61%
Brazil 21.36%
Samoa 20.81%
Turkey 18.98%
Equatorial Guinea 16.51%
Dominican Republic 16.17%
Paraguay 15.15%
Maldives 15.13%
Fiji 14.90%
Jamaica 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.40%
China 13.17%
Bulgaria 12.23%
Malaysia 11.70%
Venezuela 11.39%
Belarus 11.22%
Turkmenistan 10.59%
Ecuador 8.65%
Tonga 8.38%
Peru 7.45%
Mexico 6.36%
Guatemala 5.05%
Thailand 4.47%
Kazakhstan 3.85%
Cuba 3.47%
Algeria Youth Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year % of Total Labor Force Ages 15-24 Annual Change
2022 29.03% -0.32%
2021 29.34% -1.77%
2020 31.11% 3.93%
2019 27.19% 0.26%
2018 26.92% 0.31%
2017 26.61% 0.44%
2016 26.17% -4.09%
2015 30.26% 4.86%
2014 25.40% -0.16%
2013 25.56% -2.14%
2012 27.70% 5.09%
2011 22.61% 0.70%
2010 21.91% 0.29%
2009 21.62% -2.66%
2008 24.27% -3.53%
2007 27.80% 3.50%
2006 24.31% -6.85%
2005 31.16% -2.87%
2004 34.03% -9.73%
2003 43.76% -2.22%
2002 45.98% -0.89%
2001 46.87% -3.68%
2000 50.55% 3.02%
1999 47.52% 3.19%
1998 44.34% 2.49%
1997 41.85% -4.77%
1996 46.61% -5.22%
1995 51.84% 7.02%
1994 44.82% 2.63%
1993 42.19% 3.02%
1992 39.17% 6.28%
1991 32.88% 6.28%