Population and Health of Algeria

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Total population: 37,367,226 (July 2012 est.)

Average population growth: 1.9%

Urban population: 32,838,662

Urban growth rate: 1.9%

Rural Population: 44,102,909

Rural growth rate: 1.7%

Population density of Algeria: 15.11 persons  per square kilometre

Age and gender structure (2012 estimate)

Age (years)per%No of MalesNo of FemalesTotal
0-1427.85318100507237310390473
15-2418.9361764234482607065902
25-5442.48011186784331115854497
55-645.9111423210722112186443
65 years and over585403610158751869911

Health

Life expectancy

Total Population        74.7

Male: 72.9

Female: 76.6 (est 2012)

Infant mortality: 23.4 deaths/1,000 live births

HIV prevalence: 0.1%

Literacy level

Male: 79.6%

Female: 60.1%

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