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Appendix A. Tables

Table 1. Metric Conversion Coofficients and Factors

When you kowMultiply byTo find
Millimeters0.04inches
Centimeters0.39inches
Meters3.3feet
Kilometers0.62miles
Hectares2.47acres
Square kilometers0.39square miles
Cubic meters35.3cubic feet
Liters0.26gallons
Kilograms2.2pounds
Metric tons0.98long tons
1.1short tons
2,204pounds
Degrees Celsius (Centigrade)1.8 and add 32degrees Fahrenheit

Table 2. Students and Teachers by Education Level, Academic Year 1990-91

Students
Education LevelMalesFemalesTotal Teachers
Basic education
Years 1-62,312,4121,876,7404,189,152151,262
Years 7-9831,217592,0991,423,31682,741
Total basic education3,143,6292,468,8395,612,468234,003
Secondary education
General296,043302,861598,90437,965
Technical105,66647,694153,3606,318
Total secondary education401,709350,555752,26444,283

Source:Based on information from Leslie S. Nucho (ed.) Education in the Arab World, 1, Washington, n.d., 17,/19, 26.

Table 3. Gross Domestic Product by Sector, 1985, 1988, and 1990

(in billions of Algerian dinars)*
198519881990
SectorValuePercentageValue PercentageValuePercentage
Agriculture27.19.436.311.347.89.6
Hydrocarbons64.022.342.013.1115.023.1
Manufacturing31.110.842.213.251.310.3
Public work and construction41.714.551.216.075.815.3
Services39.013.6n.a.n.a.91.218.4
Transportation and commercen.a.n.a.65.920.6n.a.n.a.
Other84.529.482.425.8115.923.3
TOTAL287.4100.0320.0100.0497.0100.0

n.a.--not available.
* For value of the Algerian dinar--see Glossary.

Source: Based on information from Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1991-92, London, 1991, 16; and Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1992-93, London, 1992, 15.

Table 4. Major Crops, 1986-91

(in thousands of tons)
Crop1986198719881989 19901991
Wheat1,2291,1756141,1528581,742
Barley1,0838203907908651,751
Citrus253277312268281n.a.
Tomatoesn.a.193255212168n.a.

n.a.--not available.

Source: Based on information from Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1992-93, London, 1992, 19.

Table 5. Major Trading Partners, Selected Years,1984-90

(in percentages)
Country19841986198819 90
Exports
France27.821.513.913.8
Germany*2.93.210.37.4
Italy17.719.917.819.2
Netherlands11.714.26.37.4
Spainn.a.5.75.15.3
United States21.217.422.121.0
Imports
France23.124.021.228.5
Germany*10.511.110.69.8
Italy8.612.910.912.3
Japann.a.4.63.03.5
Spain4.34.64.96.1
United States5.57.79.910.0

n.a.--not available.
* Includes former German Democratic Republic (East Germany) as of July 1990; earlier years include trade only with Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

Source: Based on information from Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1990-91, London, 37; Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1991- 92, London, 1991, 40; and Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1992-93, London, 1992, 39.

Table 6. Balance of Payments, Selected Years1 1984-90

(in millions of United States dollars)
1984198619881990 2
Merchandise
exports, f.o.b.312,7928,0657,62010,150
Merchandise
imports, f.o.b.-9,235-7,879-6,675-9,160
Trade balance3,557185946990
Exports of services599549470n.a.
Imports of services-2,583-2,035-1,347n.a.
Other income received17917271n.a.
Other income paid-1,859-1,865-2,571n.a.
Net private transfers186765385n.a.
Net official transfers-5-15n.a.
Current account balance74-2,230-2,040-680
Direct investment-14118n.a.
Portfolio investmentn.a.n.a.2n.a.
Other capital-197579734n.a.
Capital account balance-211590744n.a.
Errors and omissions-197142335n.a.
Overall balance-234-1,498-960n.a.

n.a.--not available.
1 Figures may not compute to balances because of rounding.
2 Estimated.
3 f.o.b.--free on board.

Source: Based on information from Economist Intelligence Unit, Country Profile: Algeria, 1991-92, London, 1991, 41; "Algeria: Statistical Survey," in Middle East and North Africa, 1992-93, 1992, 326; and United States, Department of Commerce, Foreign Economic Trends and Their Implications for the United States: Algeria, 1991, 2.

Table 7. Major Army Equipment, 1993

Type and DescriptionCountry of OriginIn Inventory
Tanks
T-72 main battle tank, 120mm gunSoviet Union300
T-62 main battle tank, 115mm gun- do-330
T-54/-55 main battle tank, 100mm gun-do-330
Armored vehicles
BRDM-2 amphibious scout car-do- 120
BMP-1/-2 infantry fighting vehicle- do-915
BTR-50/-60 armored personnel carrier-do-460
Artillery
Towed
122mm, various models-do-375
M-46, 130mm-do-10
ML-20 (M-1937), 152mm-do-20
Self-propelled
2S1, 122mm-do-150
2S3, 152mm-do-25
Mortars
M-37, 82mm-do-150
M-1943, 120mm-do-120
M-1943, 160mm-do-60
Antitank weapons
Missiles
AT-3 Sagger-do-40
MilanFrance/Germanyn.a.
Guns
D-44, 85mmSoviet Union80
SU-100, 100mm, self-propelled-do- 50
Multiple rocket launchers
BM-21, 122mm-do-48
BM-14/-16, 140mm-do-50
BM-24, 240mm-do-30
Air defense weapons
Guns
14.5, 20, 23, 37, and 57mm, various models-do-490
ZSU-23-4, 23mm, self-propelled-do- 210
KS-12, 85mm; KS-19, 100mm; KS-30, 130mm-do-180
Missiles
SA-7 man-portable, surface-to-air (SAM)-do-n.a.
SA-8 self-propelled SAM-do-n.a.
SA-9 Gaskin, self-propelled SAM-do- n.a.

n.a.--not available.

Source: Based on information from The Military Balance, 1993 1994, London, 1993, 111.

Table 8. Major Air Force and Air Defense Equipment, 1993

Type and DescriptionCountry of OriginIn Inventory
Fighter-ground attack
MiG-23 BNSoviet Union40
Su-24-do-10
Fighter
MiG-21 MF/bis-do-95
MiG-25-do-14
MiG-23 B/E-do-20
Reconnaissance
MiG-25R-do-3
Super King Air B-200T (maritime)United States2
Transport
C-130H and C-130H-30 Hercules-do- 16
An-12Soviet Union6
Il-76-do-3
Helicopters
Attack
Mi-24-do-38
Mi-8/-17-do-20
Transport
Heavy: Mi-8-do-15
Medium: Mi-17-do-12
Antiaircraft guns
85mm, 100mm, 130mm-do-n.a.
Surface-to-air missiles
SA-3 low-to-medium range, fixed site-do-21
SA-6 self-propelled-do-2
SA-8-do-n.a

n.a.--not available.

Source: Based on information from The Military Balance, 1993 1994, London, 1993, 111.

Table 9. Major Navy Equipment, 1993

Type and DescriptionCountry of OriginIn Inventory
Submarines
Kilo-classSoviet Union2
Frigates
Koni-class with SA-N-4 surface-to-air
missiles (SAMs)-do-3
Corvettes
Nanuchka II-class with SS-N-2C
surface-to-surface missiles
(SSMs) and SA-N-4 SAMs-do-3
Fast-attack craft, missile
Osa I-class, Styx SSMsSoviet Union2
Osa II-class, Styx SSMs-do-9
Fast-attack craft, gun
Kebir-class, 76mm gunBritain/Algeria12*
Amphibious vessels
Landing ship, logisticBritain2
Polnochny-class landing craft, tankSoviet Union1
* Six on loan to coast guard.

Source: Based on information from Jane's Fighting Ships, 1992-93, Alexandria, Virginia, 1992, 4, and The Military Balance, 1993-1994. London, 1993, 110.

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