Algeria Population 2022


Algeria map
  • The current population of Algeria is estimated at 45,433,964 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Algeria represent 0.58% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Algeria is 17.9 inhabitants per km2.
  • Algeria is located in Africa.
  • Algeria ranks number 33 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Algeria is 28° 00' N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 3° 00' E.
  • The median age in Algeria is 28.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Algeria is 18,000 DZD per month, around 130 USD..
  • The countries that Algeria shares its land boundary with are Niger, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Libya and Western Sahara.

Algeria

Official name People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Location Africa
Capital Algiers
Population 45,433,964 (as of 2022)
Population density 17.9/km2
Area 2,381,741 km2 (919,594.96 sq mi)
Official language Arabic and Berber
Currency Algerian dinar (DZD)
Life expectancy 77.21 years
Internet TLD .dz
Call code +213

Algeria Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 43,872,969 22,164,624 21,708,345 50.52% 49.48% 32,347,540 73.73%
2019 43,074,581 21,761,278 21,313,303 50.52% 49.48% 31,526,286 73.19%
2018 42,249,529 21,344,462 20,905,067 50.52% 49.48% 30,685,833 72.63%
2017 41,409,869 20,916,125 20,493,744 50.51% 49.49% 29,835,811 72.05%
2016 40,571,674 20,492,753 20,078,921 50.51% 49.49% 28,992,518 71.46%
2015 39,747,884 20,072,681 19,675,203 50.5% 49.5% 28,161,376 70.85%
2014 38,943,150 19,666,291 19,276,859 50.5% 49.5% 27,345,880 70.22%
2013 38,159,205 19,266,583 18,892,622 50.49% 49.51% 26,551,175 69.58%
2012 37,402,591 18,880,828 18,521,763 50.48% 49.52% 25,777,866 68.92%
2011 36,679,769 18,515,947 18,163,822 50.48% 49.52% 25,030,274 68.24%
2010 35,995,440 18,170,498 17,824,942 50.48% 49.52% 24,311,320 67.54%
2009 35,351,549 17,848,997 17,502,552 50.49% 49.51% 23,625,440 66.83%
2008 34,747,969 17,551,199 17,196,770 50.51% 49.49% 22,968,408 66.1%
2007 34,184,059 17,273,205 16,910,854 50.53% 49.47% 22,339,283 65.35%
2006 33,657,828 17,014,032 16,643,796 50.55% 49.45% 21,739,591 64.59%
2005 33,166,295 16,775,512 16,390,783 50.58% 49.42% 21,170,046 63.83%
2004 32,708,499 16,550,500 16,157,999 50.6% 49.4% 20,625,979 63.06%
2003 32,280,291 16,343,511 15,936,780 50.63% 49.37% 20,104,165 62.28%
2002 31,871,038 16,142,681 15,728,357 50.65% 49.35% 19,600,688 61.5%
2001 31,467,239 15,944,450 15,522,789 50.67% 49.33% 19,103,761 60.71%
2000 31,057,759 15,740,072 15,317,687 50.68% 49.32% 18,609,809 59.92%
1999 30,638,718 15,527,702 15,111,016 50.68% 49.32% 18,113,610 59.12%
1998 30,207,846 15,306,316 14,901,530 50.67% 49.33% 17,614,195 58.31%
1997 29,757,851 15,075,327 14,682,524 50.66% 49.34% 17,122,667 57.54%
1996 29,281,048 14,830,851 14,450,197 50.65% 49.35% 16,622,851 56.77%
1995 28,772,167 14,570,225 14,201,942 50.64% 49.36% 16,112,414 56%
1994 28,227,884 14,294,600 13,933,284 50.64% 49.36% 15,587,438 55.22%
1993 27,649,335 13,998,858 13,650,477 50.63% 49.37% 15,052,298 54.44%
1992 27,041,844 13,691,286 13,350,558 50.63% 49.37% 14,510,653 53.66%
1991 26,413,668 13,370,599 13,043,069 50.62% 49.38% 13,964,906 52.87%
1990 25,771,751 13,043,083 12,728,668 50.61% 49.39% 13,424,505 52.09%
1989 25,118,745 12,707,573 12,411,172 50.59% 49.41% 12,885,916 51.3%
1988 24,458,138 12,363,589 12,094,549 50.55% 49.45% 12,353,806 50.51%
1987 23,788,552 12,017,976 11,770,576 50.52% 49.48% 11,827,668 49.72%
1986 23,116,247 11,669,081 11,447,166 50.48% 49.52% 11,294,598 48.86%
1985 22,444,966 11,323,485 11,121,481 50.45% 49.55% 10,766,850 47.97%
1984 21,776,636 10,981,958 10,794,678 50.43% 49.57% 10,252,440 47.08%
1983 21,114,536 10,643,838 10,470,698 50.41% 49.59% 9,752,804 46.19%
1982 20,465,173 10,312,401 10,152,772 50.39% 49.61% 9,270,723 45.3%
1981 19,836,192 9,993,474 9,842,718 50.38% 49.62% 8,811,236 44.42%
1980 19,233,192 9,687,759 9,545,433 50.37% 49.63% 8,374,132 43.54%
1979 18,658,990 9,396,667 9,262,323 50.36% 49.64% 7,961,791 42.67%
1978 18,113,127 9,119,959 8,993,168 50.35% 49.65% 7,569,476 41.79%
1977 17,593,449 8,854,783 8,738,666 50.33% 49.67% 7,200,999 40.93%
1976 17,096,050 8,602,732 8,493,318 50.32% 49.68% 6,923,900 40.5%
1975 16,617,671 8,360,350 8,257,321 50.31% 49.69% 6,701,907 40.33%
1974 16,158,707 8,127,830 8,030,877 50.3% 49.7% 6,489,337 40.16%
1973 15,719,257 7,903,642 7,815,615 50.28% 49.72% 6,287,703 40%
1972 15,295,164 7,688,879 7,606,285 50.27% 49.73% 6,092,064 39.83%
1971 14,881,176 7,477,791 7,403,385 50.25% 49.75% 5,903,363 39.67%
1970 14,473,671 7,270,125 7,203,546 50.23% 49.77% 5,717,100 39.5%
1969 14,070,161 7,066,035 7,004,126 50.22% 49.78% 5,533,794 39.33%
1968 13,671,779 6,863,233 6,808,546 50.2% 49.8% 5,355,236 39.17%
1967 13,282,985 6,665,402 6,617,583 50.18% 49.82% 5,180,364 39%
1966 12,910,368 6,477,132 6,433,236 50.17% 49.83% 5,014,387 38.84%
1965 12,558,411 6,300,555 6,257,856 50.17% 49.83% 4,726,986 37.64%
1964 12,230,230 6,137,129 6,093,101 50.18% 49.82% 4,420,005 36.14%
1963 11,921,139 5,984,412 5,936,727 50.2% 49.8% 4,131,867 34.66%
1962 11,627,962 5,839,563 5,788,399 50.22% 49.78% 3,861,646 33.21%
1961 11,344,271 5,699,362 5,644,909 50.24% 49.76% 3,607,478 31.8%
1960 11,065,605 5,561,573 5,504,032 50.26% 49.74% 3,376,116 30.51%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Algeria ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Algeria. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Algeria

# City Population 2022
1 Algiers 1,995,053
2 Boumerdas 799,323
3 Oran 652,104
4 Tebessa 640,548
5 Constantine 457,478
6 Biskra 311,223
7 Setif 292,231
8 Batna 284,145
9 Bab Ezzouar 278,466
10 Annaba 209,999
11 Sidi Bel Abbes 194,256
12 Blida 185,096
13 Tiaret 181,709
14 Chlef 180,809
15 Bordj Bou Arreridj 171,070
16 Ech Chettia 170,468
17 Bejaia 165,790
18 Skikda 164,462
19 El Achir 159,999
20 Souk Ahras 159,141
21 Djelfa 155,696
22 Mascara 151,456
23 District of Taher 149,898
24 Jijel 149,695
25 Medea 149,361
26 Tizi Ouzou 145,557
27 Bechar 145,069
28 El Oued 136,596
29 Tlemcen 134,205
30 Relizane 132,091
31 Mostaganem 131,741
32 Ouargla 131,186
33 El Eulma 129,422
34 Saida 128,815
35 Guelma 124,649
36 Bordj el Kiffan 124,265
37 Ain Oussera 120,364
38 Khenchela 118,178
39 Laghouat 114,906
40 Ain Beida 107,434
41 Baraki 107,201
42 Oum el Bouaghi 102,507
43 M'sila 101,446
44 Barika 100,402
45 Messaad 100,284
46 Ghardaia 94,471
47 Beni Mered 94,208
48 Aflou 85,509
49 El Khroub 85,080
50 Rouissat 81,873
51 Berrouaghia 81,579
52 Ksar el Boukhari 78,174
53 Khemis Miliana 77,095
54 Azzaba 76,043
55 Tamanrasset 74,087
56 Ain Touta 73,299
57 Cheria 73,235
58 Chelghoum el Aid 72,479
59 Birkhadem 72,354
60 Sidi Aissa 70,857
61 Larbaa 70,198
62 Sougueur 69,801
63 Mila 69,529
64 Bir el Ater 69,412
65 Tolga 69,330
66 Ain Fakroun 69,316
67 Es Senia 69,211
68 Bir el Djir 69,122
69 Akbou 67,455
70 Besbes 66,973
71 Sidi Khaled 65,411
72 El Bayadh 65,373
73 Frenda 64,186
74 Ain Sefra 64,050
75 Hamma Bouziane 64,030
76 Bougara 63,960
77 Reguiba 62,961
78 Tissemsilt 61,860
79 Meftah 60,900
80 Boufarik 60,708
81 Oued Rhiou 60,404
82 Sig 59,785
83 Ksar Chellala 59,036
84 Sidi Moussa 58,724
85 Ain Temouchent 57,810
86 Lakhdaria 57,395
87 Ras el Oued 57,220
88 Drean 55,659
89 Reghaia 55,490
90 Boghni 55,123
91 Dar Chioukh 54,831
92 Sedrata 54,020
93 Hassi Messaoud 53,763
94 Djamaa 53,557
95 Bouira 53,128
96 Mansoura 53,020
97 Ain Defla 52,924
98 Telerghma 52,331
99 Remchi 51,987
100 Birine 51,980

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2