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Views of Non-Formal Education in Algeria

Overview 

Few Algerians are satisfied with the state of education in their country and a majority of the

population is dissatisfied with the formal education system. However, a plurality approves

of government efforts to improve the education system even though an overwhelming

majority of Algerians are worried about the ability to provide children with a good

Arab Barometer I - Algeria

Algerians differed greatly in their views of the most basic characteristic of “democracy”.
Approximately half of the respondents stated that the most important characteristic was economic in
nature. Overall, the plurality (29.8%) of respondents stated that the most important characteristic is a
small income gap between rich and poor while 20.9% of respondents said it was the provision of basic
necessities including food and shelter for all citizens. The other half of respondents stated that the most

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