Algeria has a population of 37.4 million people, and a land mass of 2.3 millioner km2. Life expectancy is 74 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 3843, the country is classified as a lower middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 3.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 156 billion.
Algeria is ranked at place 156 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Algeria is ranked at place 88, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Algeria in 2016 were NOK 221 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Algeria at a value of 115 million.