Source: CIA World Factbook The life expectancy at birth in Algeria is 76.39 while in The United States it is 79.56.
This entry contains the average number of years to be lived by a group of people born in the same year, if mortality at each age remains constant in the future.
Conversely, the fight for Berber identity rights "advances the values and political principles of linguistic pluralism, democracy, individual and collective rights, social justice [and] decentralisation", Achab writes. Without reliable figures, Ilahiane estimates that between 15 and 50 million people speak dialects of Tamazight across countries in North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and the Mediterranean.
"The popular masses are starting to protest" because they "reject the fact that [the state] is marginalising a mother tongue" like Tamazight, said Hamamouche, a member of the local coordination committee for students at Bejaia.Similar situations developed in other North African countries, too.In 2011, Morocco recognised Tamazight as an official language.This is the measure most economists prefer when looking at per-capita welfare and when comparing living conditions or use of resources across countries.The measure is difficult to compute, as a US dollar value has to be assigned to all goods and services in the country regardless of whether these goods and services have a direct equivalent in the United States (for example, the value of an ox-cart or non-US military equipment); as a result, PPP estimates for some countries are based on a small and sometimes different set of goods and services.