People [1]

People

Population 43,851,043 (2020)
Population Growth Rate 1.837 annual % (2020)
Age Dependency Ratio 60.068 % of working-age population (2020)
Urban Population 73.733 % of total (2020)
Infant Mortality Rate 20 per 1,000 live births (2019)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.88 years (2019)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2020)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 72.057 billion kWh (2018) #43
Consumption 62.062 billion kWh (2018) #44
Exports 0.597 billion kWh (2018) #69
Imports 0.506 billion kWh (2018) #76
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.73 billion kWh (2018) #123

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,404.649 thousand bbl/day (2020) #16
Consumption 418.17 thousand bbl/day (2018) #39
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,146 thousand bbl/day (2013) #16
Imports (Refined) [3] 2.92 thousand bbl/day (2013) #79
Proved Reserves (Crude) 12.2 billion bbl (2021) #16

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 6,491.745 billion cu ft (2015) #5
Consumption (Dry) 1,657.851 billion cu ft (2019) #20
Exports (Dry) 1,506.787 billion cu ft (2019) #8
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2020) #85
Proved Reserves 159.054 trillion cu ft (2021) #11

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 157 (2016)
Cellular Telephones 47,154,264 (2018 est.)
Highways 104,000 km (2015)
Internet Users 17,291,516 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,973 km (2014)
Telephones 4,200,919 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Total Area2,381,740 sq. km
Land Area2,381,740 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline998 km
Climatearid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer
Terrainmostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain
Lowest PointChott Melrhir -40 m
Highest Point Tahat 2908 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 10/3/2021
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020