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Population, Population Characteristics

population of Algeria, population growth rate, Life expectancy, France, recent decades

The population of Algeria (2002 estimate) is about 32,277,942. The overall population density is 14 persons per sq km (35 per sq mi). Approximately 90 percent of the population is concentrated in the coastal Tell region. Life expectancy is 68.9 years for men and 71.7 years for women. The population is young: About 34 percent of Algerians are under 15 years old. The population growth rate was 1.7 percent in 2001, down from rates as high as 3 percent in the 1980s. In recent decades many Algerians have emigrated to other countries. Approximately 1 million Algerians live in France.



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