In 2017, GDP based on PPP in Algeria was 629.99 billion international dollars. In the ranking by GDP based on PPP including 190 countries, Algeria has the 36th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Viet Nam and the Belgium. Compared to China which at the top of the ranking with GDP based on PPP of 23,208.22 billion international dollars in 2017, Algeria has 97.29 % percent lower GDP based on PPP.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
GDP (PPP based) is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as a U.S. dollar has in the United States. A purchasing power parity (PPP) between two countries, A and B, is the ratio of the number of units of country A’s currency needed to purchase in country A the same quantity of a specific good or service as one unit of country B’s currency will purchase in country B. PPPs can be expressed in the currency of either of the countries. In practice, they are usually computed among large numbers of countries and expressed in terms of a single currency, with the U.S. dollar (US$) most commonly used as the base or "numeraire" currency.