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Algeria People 2007

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33,333,216 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 27.2% (male 4,627,479/female 4,447,468)
15-64 years: 67.9% (male 11,413,121/female 11,235,096)
65 years and over: 4.8% (male 752,058/female 857,994) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 25.5 years
male: 25.2 years
female: 25.7 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.216% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
17.11 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
4.62 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
-0.33 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.016 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.877 male(s)/female
total population: 1.015 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 28.78 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 32.45 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 24.93 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 73.52 years
male: 71.91 years
female: 75.21 years (2007 est.)

See also: Healthy Life Expectancy

See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
1.86 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
0.1%; note - no country specific models provided (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
9,100 (2003 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
less than 500 (2003 est.)

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: cutaneous leishmaniasis is a high risk in some locations (2007)

noun: Algerian(s)
adjective: Algerian

Ethnic groups:
Arab-Berber 99%, European less than 1%
note: almost all Algerians are Berber in origin, not Arab; the minority who identify themselves as Berber live mostly in the mountainous region of Kabylie east of Algiers; the Berbers are also Muslim but identify with their Berber rather than Arab cultural heritage; Berbers have long agitated, sometimes violently, for autonomy; the government is unlikely to grant autonomy but has offered to begin sponsoring teaching Berber language in schools

Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99%, Christian and Jewish 1%

Arabic (official), French, Berber dialects

definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 69.9%
male: 79.6%
female: 60.1% (2002 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Algeria on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Algeria People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Algeria People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.

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