As a country that survived the Arab uprisings of 2011, this year’s protests in Algeria caught most observers by surprise. The 2019 Arab Barometer public opinion survey was conducted on the eve of the protests, lending unique insight into several key questions: Were these protests to be expected? What drives the protests? And, what do Algerians want for the future?

We invite you to read the Arab Barometer topical report The 2019 Algerian Protests to see the key findings.

Also, we invite you to read the recently published Algeria Country Report 2019 that documents the latest findings on public views towards social, economic, and political issues in Algeria.

To request an interview with an AB expert to comment on the Algeria findings, please contact Aseel Alayli, Communications Manager, by email: or +1 202-716-9068.