Jijel · Population

Question: What is the population of Jijel? Answer: Jijel (جيجل), Algeria (Administrative unit: Jijel) - last known population is ≈ 131 500 (year 2008). This was 0.378% of total Algeria population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 1998-2008 (+2.15%/year), Jijel population in 2021 would be: 173 421*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1977-1987] +6 %/year
[1987-1998] +4.9 %/year
[1998-2008] +2.15 %/year


GPS coordinates: 36.817, 5.749

Local time in Jijel: 03:01 Monday GMT+1.

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Jijel on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1977c, 1987c, 1998c, 2008c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Office National des Statistiques (Fr.)
V° Recensement Général, de la Population et de l’Habitat 2008 (Résulltats iissus de l’exploitation exhaustive) PDF, p189 (adm), 102 (city), Ret. 2018-03-13
Annuaire statistique de l'Algérie, ISSN 1111-035X. Ret. 2018-03-13
List of cities in Algeria (German, Wikipedia) Ret. 2018-03-13
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).