African wheat producing countries

ALGERIA

Basic statistics

Institutes

Agro-ecological zones

Map of agro-ecological zones

Varieties


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Basic statistics

Average
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Population (1000)

18 740

21 887

24 936

28 058

31 471

Arable land (1000 ha)

6 875

6 910

7 081

7 519

7 700

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)

253

338

384

555

560

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)

47 000

75 310

91 426

91 204

93 000

Harvesters (No.)
4 450
7 012
9 300
8 962
9 200

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
1 511 426
1 478 018
750 080
1 499 920
800 000
Harvested area (ha)
2 071 250
1 667 990
1 187 820
1 680 720
1 592 000
Yield (kg/ha)
730
886
631
892
502
Import (tons)
1 695 917
3 029 525
2 611 940
3 504 679
5 367 044
Export (tons)
-
-
-
-
0
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
181.5
172.0
194.2
196.4
189.3

Institutes

Varieties

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