General profile: Algeria

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
41.318 Millions
110.973 DZD/US$
177 618 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 2 381 740 km²
5.59 %
1.60 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+16.3 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
46 002
57 053
34 668
(e) 34 925
Merchandise imports
20 357
40 473
51 702
(e) 46 129
Merchandise trade balance
25 645
16 580
-17 034
(e) -11 204
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %96 %96 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
5 6294 4314 1033 4682 1285 6294 4314 1033 4682 128
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
2 507
3 489
3 455
(e) 3 261
Services imports
4 823
11 848
11 077
(e) 11 599
Services trade balance
-2 316
-8 358
-7 622
(e) -8 338
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
33.9
21.8
19.6
-
Travel
7.3
6.3
8.9
-
Other services
58.7
71.9
71.5
-
TRADE INDICES
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122122137137205205208208227227214214189189148148225225187187194194172172123123107107939392921001008484989815215212912912912914214212312391911231236969959582826464676776769696100100122137205208227214189148225187194172123107939210084981521291291421239112369958264677696100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.6 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
103 198
161 207
165 874
177 618
GDP per capita, current US$
3 100
4 463
4 160
4 299
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
5.90
3.60
3.70
1.60
Current account balance, % of GDP
20.52
7.58
-16.52
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
73.276
74.386
100.691
110.973
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
42.820.850.721.035.342.820.850.721.035.3
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
1 145.34
2 301.23
-584.00
1 203.00
FDI outflows
-20.19
220.49
103.22
-4.00
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.00
1.27
1.21
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
2 045.72 045.72 000.02 000.02 000.02 000.02 000.02 000.01 942.01 942.01 942.01 942.02 044.02 044.02 059.02 059.02 202.02 202.02 120.02 120.01 610.01 610.02 060.02 060.02 460.02 460.01 750.01 750.01 070.01 070.0670.0670.0790.0790.01 2031 2031 6351 635-584-5841 5071 5071 6841 6841 4991 4992 5802 5802 3012 3012 7542 7542 6322 6321 7431 7431 8881 8881 1451 1458828826386381 0651 0651 1131 1132802802 045.72 000.02 000.02 000.01 942.01 942.02 044.02 059.02 202.02 120.01 610.02 060.02 460.01 750.01 070.0670.0790.01 2031 635-5841 5071 6841 4992 5802 3012 7542 6321 7431 8881 1458826381 0651 113280FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
23.45
6.17
-15.35
(e) -11.10
Balance, % of imports
98.22
19.63
-40.27
(e) -33.78
Normalized balance
0.329
0.089
-0.252
(e) -0.203
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
55586163646668697176727171
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
82%Male 82%Female
18%Female 18%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.040 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
913
765
796
743
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
9.72
31.45
5.92
7.26
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 114 117
1 243 300
1 403 300
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.01
0.00
0.00
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
7.92
2.96
5.38
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
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Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
e
Estimated.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018