Algeria

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 8,872,247
1960 11,277,757
1970 14,690,855
1980 19,475,204
1990 26,239,708
2000 31,719,449
2010 37,062,820
2020 43,829,736
2025 46,480,339
2050 54,522,290
2075 55,736,492
2100 54,887,401
source: UN - WPP 2012 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Capital Algiers
Region Northern Africa
ISO code DZ
Statistical agency Office National des Statistique


Administrative units

codeadministrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area in
sq.km.
population
1998-06-25
census
population
2008-04-16
census
01Wilaya d'AdrarأدرارAdrar439,700311,615399,714
02Wilaya de ChlefالشلفChlef4,795858,6951,002,088
03Wilaya de LaghouatالأغواطLaghouat25,057317,125455,602
04Wilaya d'Oum el Bouaghiأم البواقيOum Bouaghi6,783519,170621,612
05Wilaya de BatnaباتنةBatna12,192962,6231,119,791
06Wilaya de BejaïaبجايةBejaïa3,268856,840912,577
07Wilaya de BiskraبسكرةBiskra20,986575,858721,356
08Wilaya de BécharبشارBéchar162,200225,546270,061
09Wilaya de BlidaالبليدةBlida1,575784,2831,002,937
10Wilaya de BouiraالبويرةBouira4,439629,560695,583
11Wilaya de TamanrassetتمنراستTamanrasset556,185137,175176,637
12Wilaya de TébessaتبسةTébessa14,227549,066648,703
13Wilaya de TlemcenتلمسانTlemcen9,061842,053949,135
14Wilaya de TiaretتيارتTiaret20,673725,853846,823
15Wilaya de Tizi Ouzouتيزي وزوTizi Ouzou3,5681,108,7081,127,607
16Wilaya d'AlgerالجزائرAlger1,1902,562,4282,988,145
17Wilaya de DjelfaالجلفةDjelfa66,415797,7061,092,184
18Wilaya de JijelجيجلJijel2,577573,208636,948
19Wilaya de SétifسطيفSétif6,5041,311,4131,489,979
20Wilaya de SaïdaسعيدةSaïda6,764279,526330,641
21Wilaya de SkikdaسكيكدةSkikda4,026786,154898,680
22Wilaya de Sidi bel Abbësسيدي بلعباسSidi bel Abbës9,096525,632604,744
23Wilaya d'AnnabaعنابةAnnaba1,439557,818609,499
24Wilaya de GuelmaقالمةGuelma4,101430,000482,430
25Wilaya de ConstantineقسنطينةConstantine2,187810,914938,475
26Wilaya de MédéaالمديةMédéa8,866802,078819,932
27Wilaya de MostaganemمستغانمMostaganem2,175631,057737,118
28Wilaya de M'SilaمسيلةM'sila18,718805,519990,591
29Wilaya de MascaraمعسكرMascara5,941676,192784,073
30Wilaya de OuarglaورقلةOuargla211,980445,619558,558
31Wilaya de OranوهرانOran2,1211,213,8391,454,078
32Wilaya d'El BayadhالبيضEl Bayadh78,870168,789228,624
33Wilaya d'IlliziإليزيIllizi285,00034,10852,333
34Wilaya de Bordj Bou Arréridjبرج بوعريريجBordj Bou Arréridj4,115555,402628,475
35Wilaya de BoumerdesبومرداسBoumerdes1,356647,389802,083
36Wilaya d'El TarefالطارفEl Tarf3,339352,588408,414
37Wilaya de TindoufتندوفTindouf158,87427,06049,149
38Wilaya de TissemsiltتسمسيلتTissemsilt3,152264,240294,476
39Wilaya d'El OuedالوادEl Oued54,573504,401647,548
40Wilaya de KhenchelaخنشلةKhenchela9,811327,917386,683
41Wilaya de Souk Ahrasسوق أهراسSouk Ahras4,541367,455438,127
42Wilaya de TipazaتيبازةTipaza1,605506,053591,010
43Wilaya de MilaميلةMila9,373674,480766,886
44Wilaya de Aïn Deflaعين الدفلةAïn Defla4,891660,342766,013
45Wilaya de NaâmaالنعامةNaâma29,950127,314192,891
46Wilaya de Aïn Temouchentعين تيموشنتAïn Temouchent2,379327,331371,239
47Wilaya de GhardaïaغردايةGhardaïa86,105300,516363,598
48Wilaya de RelizaneغليزانRelizane4,870642,205726,180
 total  2,381,74129,100,86734,080,030
source: Office National des Statistique, Algeria.
source: area wilaya - Ministére de l'Intérieur et des Collectivités Locales, Algeria.
source: area communes - Wikipedia.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1998-06-25
census
population
2008-04-16
census
latitude /
longitude
El Djazair [Algiers]الجزائر2,086,2122,364,23036.71/3.08
Oranوهران735,166803,329 
Constantineقسنطينة479,122448,028 
Annabaعنابة331,539342,703 
Blidaالبليدة249,553331,779 
Batnaباتنة246,800289,504 
El Djelfaالجلفة158,679265,833 
Sétifسطيف214,842252,127 
Sidi Bel Abbësسيدي بلعباس183,931210,146 
Biskraبسكرة177,060204,661 
Tébessaتبسة154,335194,461 
El Ouedالوادي146,521186,525 
Skikdaسكيكدة169,528182,903 
Tiaretتيارت148,850178,915 
Bejaïaبجاية144,405176,139 
Tlemcenتلمسان156,258173,531 
Ouarglaورقلة139,381169,928 
Bécharبشار134,523165,241 
Mostaganemمستغانم139,210162,885 
Bordj Bou Arreidjبرج بو عريريج129,004158,812 
Chlefالشلف125,234155,134 
Souk Ahrasسوق أهراس114,512153,479 
Médéaالمدية128,427145,441 
El Eulmaالعلمة104,758145,380 
Tougourtتوغرة114,183143,270 
Ghardaïaغرداية127,959142,913 
Saïdaسعيدة124,084142,497 
Laghouatالأغواط99,536134,372 
M'Silaالمسيلة102,151132,975 
Jijelجيجل106,306131,513 
Relizaneغليزان114,963123,255 
Guelmaقالمة108,682120,004 
Reghaiaرغاية104,845117,558 
Ain Beidaعين البيضاء88,290116,064 
Khenchelaخنشلة86,615114,472 
Bou Saadaبوسعادة99,766111,787 
Mascaraمعسكر87,979108,629 
Tizi Ouzouتيزي وزو76,206104,312 
source: Office National des Statistique, Algeria.