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Table 1 Key statistics of the Maghreb countries

From: The dairy chains in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia): from self sufficiency options to food dependency?

  Algeria Morocco Tunisia
Country area (103 ha) 238,174 71,085 16,215
Agricultural area (103 ha) 8,459 9,232 5,045
Irrigated area (103 ha) 907 1,454 345
Population in 2012 (× 1,000) 37,120 32,678 10,673
Urban population (%) 63 55 65
Life expectancy 72 74 75
GDP per capita - US $* (2009) 7,740 4,108 7,520
Contribution of agriculture to GDP (%) 8.3 17.1 10.6
  1. * Purchasing power parity.
  2. Source: CIA, 2010 and UNDP, 2009.