General profile: Algeria

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
40.376 Millions
109.443 DZD/US$
165 979 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
6.40 %
2.90 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-16.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
46 002
57 053
34 668
28 883
Merchandise imports
20 357
40 473
51 702
46 727
Merchandise trade balance
25 645
16 580
-17 034
-17 844
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %96 %96 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
5 7403 8403 1052 5982 2335 7403 8403 1052 5982 233
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
2 507
3 489
3 455
(e) 3 561
Services imports
4 823
11 848
11 077
(e) 10 822
Services trade balance
-2 316
-8 358
-7 622
(e) -7 261
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
33.9
21.8
19.6
-
Travel
7.3
6.3
8.9
-
Other services
58.7
71.9
71.5
-
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.9 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
103 198
161 207
164 779
165 979
GDP per capita, current US$
3 102
4 473
4 154
4 111
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
5.90
3.60
3.80
2.90
Current account balance, % of GDP
20.52
7.58
-16.72
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
73.276
74.386
100.691
109.443
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
41.320.851.123.636.841.320.851.123.636.8
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
1 145.34
2 301.23
-584.00
1 546.00
FDI outflows
-20.19
220.49
103.22
55.00
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.16
0.12
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
304.2304.2209.6209.6214.8214.8202.9202.9196.6196.6150.3150.3103.6103.699.0170.01 5461 546-584-5841 5071 5071 6841 6841 4991 4992 5802 5802 3012 3012 7542 7542 6322 6321 7431 7431 8881 8881 1451 1458828826386381 0651 0651 1131 113280280304.2209.6214.8202.9196.6150.3103.61 546-5841 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
2016
Balance, % of GDP
23.45
6.17
-15.45
(e) -15.50
Balance, % of imports
98.22
19.63
-40.27
(e) -44.01
Normalized balance
0.329
0.089
-0.252
(e) -0.282
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
556163646668697176727171
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
82%Male 82%Female
18%Female 18%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.042 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
913 000 000
764 563 000
795 716 000
762 837 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
9.72
31.45
5.92
5.55
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
279 785
(e) 360 522
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
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
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
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.
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: 15 September 2017