People [1]

People

Population 41,318,142 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.738 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 55.028 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 72.052 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 20.6 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 76.078 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 67 billion kWh (2016) #42
Consumption 56 billion kWh (2016) #46
Exports 0.5 billion kWh (2016) #67
Imports 0.3 billion kWh (2016) #87
Renewable Electricity Generation 0.5 billion kWh (2016) #121

Oil

Ranking
Production 1,641 thousand bbl/day (2017) #18
Consumption 429 thousand bbl/day (2016) #35
Exports (Refined) [3] 1,146 thousand bbl/day (2013) #16
Imports (Refined) [3] 2.92 thousand bbl/day (2013) #79
Proved Reserves (Crude) 12 billion bbl (2018) #16

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 6,492 billion cu ft (2015) #5
Consumption (Dry) 1,458 billion cu ft (2017) #25
Exports (Dry) 1,903 billion cu ft (2017) #7
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 159 trillion cu ft (2018) #11

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 157 (2016)
Cellular Telephones 48,348,505 (2016 est.)
Highways 113,655 km (2010)
Internet Users 17,291,463 (2016 est.)
Railways 3,973 km (2014)
Telephones 3,404,709 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationNorthern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Total Area2,381,741 sq. km
Land Area2,381,741 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 3,003 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017