Fact
Fun Fact
The first public hospitals in Algeria were built in Algiers, Oran and Annaba between 1883 and 1889 and in 1895 the first class of native Algerian medical students graduated as medical doctors.
Did you know
Did you Know?
Almost 90% percent of the country is covered by the Sahara Desert.

Quick Facts:

Life Expectancy

71 Years
Life expectancy,
2020

GDP

1.4
GDP growth (annual %),
2017

Export

Exported products
Petroleum gases and hydrocarbons ($14 billion), petroleum oil, crude oil, and bituminous mineral oil extracts ($ 12.7 billion) and Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals ($ 6.45 billion),
2017

Export percentage of gdp

17.3
Exports of goods and services as a % of GDP,
2019

Imported goods

Imported products
Wheat and meslin ($1.78 billion), motor vehicles and parts ($1.67 billion) and petroleum oil and bituminous mineral oil extracts ($1.6 billion),
2017

Import as percentage of GDP

2.2
Imports of goods and services as % of GDP,
2017

Balance of trade

$1.4 B deficit
Balance of trade,
2019