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Algeria Population

Algeria is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, borders Tunisia to the north-east, Libya to the east, Niger to the south-east, Mali and Mauritania to the south-west, Morocco to the west and Mediterranean Sea to the north. Algeria population in 2022 is estimated to be 45.5 million, covers country area of 2,381,741 sq km (919,595 sq mi), largest country in Africa, world's tenth largest country by area, and the thirty-forth most populous country in the world. Its capital is Algiers and other popular cities are Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Bilda, Batna, Djelfa, Sétif, Sidi Bel Abbès and Biskra. Country code is DZA, Population of Algeria in 2021 is estimated as 44.6 million. The official language of Algeria is Arabic, other recognized language are Berber and French. Muslim Arabs of the Umayyad Caliphate conquered Algeria in the early 8th century. Algeria is the former French colony between 1830 and 1962, and largest nation in Africa, It is a member of the African Union, and its military is the largest in Africa.

Below table is the population of Algeria from 1960 to 2020:
YearPopulation
196011,057,864
196512,550,880
197014,464,992
197516,607,706
198019,221,659
198522,431,507
199025,758,872
199528,757,788
200031,042,238
200533,149,720
201035,977,451
201539,728,020
202043,851,043

Algeria population in 1960 is 11,057,864, by 1970 the population is increased by 3,407,128 totaling to 14,464,992, by 1980 the population is increased to 19,221,659, and by 1990 the total increase of 25,758,872 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 25,758,872. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 31,042,238, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Algeria increase by 4,935,213 with a change of 15.90 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 7,873,592 with a change of 21.88 percent and make up to 43,851,043. According to 2018 Census Algeria population is 42,577,722.

Source : worldbank

As on 2019, Algeria is divided into 58 provinces (wilayas), prior to this period there are 48 provinces ons,dz .

CodeProvinceArabic nameArea (sq km)Population 2008
1Adrarأدرار254,471261,258
2Chlefالشلف4,7951,002,088
3Laghouatالأغواط25,057455,602
4Oum El Bouaghiأم البواقي6,783621,612
5Batnaباتنة12,1921,119,791
6Béjaïaبجاية3,268912,577
7Biskraبسكرة9,576547,137
8Bécharبشار60,850219,898
9Blidaالبليدة1,5751,002,937
10Bouïraالبويرة4,439695,583
11Tamanrassetتمنراست336,839115,043
12Tébessaتبسة14,227648,703
13Tlemcenتلمسان9,061949,135
14Tiaretتيارت20,673846,823
15Tizi Ouzouتيزي وزو2,9561,127,608
16Algiersالجزائر1,1902,988,145
17Djelfaالجلفة66,4151,092,184
18Jijelجيجل2,577636,948
19Sétifسطيف6,5041,489,979
20Saïdaسعيدة6,764330,641
21Skikdaسكيكدة4,026898,680
22Sidi Bel Abbèsسيدي بلعباس9,096604,744
23Annabaعنابة1,439609,499
24Guelmaقالمة4,101482,430
25Constantineقسنطينة2,187938,475
26Médéaالمدية8,866819,932
27Mostaganemمستغانم2,175737,118
28M'Silaالمسيلة18,718990,591
29Mascaraمعسكر5,941784,073
30Ouarglaورقلة194,552311,337
31Oranوهران2,1211,454,078
32El Bayadhالبيض78,870228,624
33Illiziاليزي198,81534,715
34Bordj Bou Arréridjبرج بوعريريج4,115628,475
35Boumerdèsبومرداس1,356802,083
36El Tarfالطارف3,339408,414
37Tindoufتندوف159,00049,149
38Tissemsiltتسمسيلت3,152294,476
39El Ouedالوادي45,738647,548
40Khenchelaخنشلة9,811386,683
41Souk Ahrasسوق أهراس4,541438,127
42Tipazaتيبازة1,605591,010
43Milaميلة3,407766,886
44Aïn Deflaعين الدفلى4,891766,013
45Naâmaالنعامة29,950192,891
46Aïn Témouchentعين تموشنت2,379371,239
47Ghardaïaغرداية23,890306,322
48Relizaneغليزان4,870726,180
49El M'Ghairالمغير8,835162,267
50El Meniaالمنيعة62,21557,276
51Ouled Djellalأولاد جلال11,410174,219
52Bordj Baji Mokhtarبرج باجي مختار120,02616,437
53Béni Abbèsبني عباس101,35050,163
54Timimounتيميمون65,203122,019
55Touggourtتقرت17,428247,221
56Djanetجانت86,18517,618
57In Salahعين صالح131,22050,392
58In Guezzamعين قزّام88,12611,202
Total2,381,74134,080,030

Algeria population by Age Group

Below is the Algeria population by age group as per 2018 census:

Age GroupMaleFemaleTotal(2018)
00-01526,232498,6391,024,872
01-042,063,8951,950,4974,014,392
05-092,232,6942,111,8664,344,560
10-141,772,8791,671,4733,444,352
15-191,499,6291,434,5512,934,180
20-241,682,7621,617,4213,300,183
25-291,862,7821,807,1283,669,910
30-341,905,2031,882,6873,787,889
35-391,734,4511,700,5413,434,992
40-441,376,9571,363,4522,740,408
45-491,159,9801,172,1852,332,165
50-54991,4701,000,4881,991,958
55-59792,743796,5961,589,339
60-64644,678639,3181,283,995
65-69496,978482,422979,399
70-74301,371316,741618,112
75-79240,582256,457497,039
80-84160,764177,181337,945
85+124,506127,524252,030
TOTAL21,570,55521,007,16742,577,722


References

National Statistics Office

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