Unemployment Rate in Algeria increased to 11.70 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 11.10 percent in the second quarter of 2018. Unemployment Rate in Algeria averaged 14.04 percent from 1999 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 29.50 percent in the third quarter of 2000 and a record low of 9.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Unemployment Rate in Algeria is expected to be 12.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Algeria to stand at 13.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Algeria Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 13.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Algeria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.70 11.10 29.50 9.80 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 1440.00 1272.00 2078.00 1063.00 Thousand [+]
Full Time Employment 7424.00 7309.00 7584.00 5424.84 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 41.80 41.80 43.20 40.00 percent [+]
Population 41.80 41.20 41.80 11.28 Million [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Employed Persons 10859.00 10845.00 10859.00 6700.00 Thousand [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 41438.00 40935.00 41438.00 28158.00 DZD/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 29.10 26.40 29.90 21.50 percent [+]


Algeria Unemployment Rate

In Algeria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Algeria Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Algeria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.70 11.10 29.50 9.80 1999 - 2018 percent Quarterly




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