Flag of Algeria
|Population (In Millions)||35.98|
|Human Development Index||96/169|
|Gross Domestic Product (In USD Billions - World Bank)||188.68|
|Global Peace Index||129/153|
|Happy Planet Index||40/143|
|Social Institutions and Gender Index||- /86|
|Environmental Performance Index||42/163|
|Child Mortality Rate||25.6|
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Algeria is situated in Northern Africa and bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia. it has borders with Western Sahara for 42km, , Morocco for 1559km, Libya for 982km Mali for 1376km, Mauritania for 463km, Niger for 956km and Tunisia for 965km. The Land in Algeria is usually with high plateau and desert and some mountains, narrow, with discontinuous coastal plain. The Algerian land covers an area of 2 381 740 km².
The climate is arid to semiarid and mild with wet winters and with hot and dry summers along coast. Drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau with the sirocco who is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer. Algerian(s) speak Arabic (official), French, Berber dialects.
Quality of Life
UNDP Human Development Report Trends - 2010
According to the United Nations Development Programme, Algeria was ranked 84th in the world in the Human Development Index which is a composite index measuring average achievement in three basic dimensions of human development- a long healthy life, knowledge, and a decent standard of living.
With an HDI of 0.677 in 2010, Algeria's score is broken down as follows:
Health: 0.838 (life expectancy at birth of 72.9 years)
Education: 0.612 (mean years of schooling, 7.2)
Income: 0.605 (GNI per capita 2008 PPP US$ 8,477)
Jobs and Earnings
Civic Engagement and Governance
For more information about progress indicators in Algeria, statistics can be found at the Office National des Statistiques de l'Algérie: http://www.ons.dz/
Happiness in Algeria
This is an overview of findings on Happiness in Algeria.The available findings are presented in the latest ‘Nation Report’ on Algeria. This report is ordered by type of happiness questions and within these types by year. This ordering is to facilitate the assessment of progress, comparison over time being most fruitful using the same questions.
The report presents means and standard deviations, both on the original scale range and transformed to a common range 0-10. The means inform about the level of happiness in the country and the standard deviations about inequality of happiness.
Links provide more detail about the precise text of the question, the full distribution of responses and technical details of the survey. The report is continuously updated.
- Human Development Index
- Human Development Report 2010
- Human Development Report 2010 - Media Review
- The Global Peace Index
- ↑ United Nations Development Programme. International Human Development Indicators - UNDP. 2010. http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/DZA.html (accessed March 9, 2011).