Algeria has a long history with mixed migratory flows. Movements to and from France has been a staple for decades because of historical and linguistic ties. Algeria also, initially a transit country, is increasingly becoming a destination country for irregular migrants, asylum seekers, undocumented labour migrants, unaccompanied migrant children (UMC), survivors of sexual and gender-based violence and victims of trafficking, who move within mixed migration flows and a majority becomes stranded in Algeria. The majority of migrants who are seeking asylum and/or access to employment opportunities in Algeria become vulnerable at various stages of the migration process.

  • 42.2 million
  • USD 2,020 million
  • 45.2%
  • -0.2 migrants/1,000 population
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