Overpopulation

Participants in Egypt's National Dialogue draft proposals on population crisis

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 12:29 GMT

Participants tackled the suggestions put forward during the public session and the previous specialists' session.

Egypt suffers from very high dependency ratio, overpopulation: Health Minister

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 01:24 GMT

In the past few years, the size of the Egyptian population spiked by 40 million, which represented a challenge to development.

Population growth in Egypt has to be cut to 400K per annum: President Sisi

Tue, 05 Sep 2023 - 12:55 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi launched Tuesday the first edition of the Global Congress on Population, Health, and Development held in the New Administrative Capital on September 5-8.

Egypt’s National Dialogue proposes teaching birth control in schools, universities

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 07:19 GMT

Egypt’s National Dialogue proposed teaching population and birth control subjects in schools and universities in a closed session on Tuesday.

Egypt is 14th most populous country worldwide despite decline in fertility rate

Sun, 30 Jul 2023 - 11:10 GMT

The country is among eight states where large population growth is expected to occur.

To reduce population density: Egypt spends LE400B on building new cities in Greater Cairo

Wed, 28 Jun 2023 - 12:36 GMT

The center compared the figure to those of Paris and New Mexico, where they are 5,000 per square kilometer and 2,800 per square kilometer, respectively.

Egyptian population grows by over 14K in 5 days

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 - 12:05 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported Tuesday an increase of 14,019 in the Egyptian population.

Senior citizens to make up 13.8% of Egyptian population by 2050

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 10:26 GMT

Egypt suffers from overpopulation.

'Overpopulation will eat away at the country': Egypt's President Sisi

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 12:24 GMT

The president's statement came during the inauguration of New Mansoura City.

Child marriage, overpopulation hindered sustainable development in Egypt: Study

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 11:39 GMT

These governorates are characterized by a number of cultural misconceptions that encouraged having many children.

Egypt's health ministry releases figures on family planning services in 1st half of 2022

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday the total number of visits held by women to family planning units, medical caravans, and civil society facilities.

In less than 1 month: Egyptian population grows by almost 100K

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 01:07 GMT

Cairo and Giza are the most populated, while North Sinai is the least populated.

Egyptian population grows by 250K in 2 months

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 10:57 GMT

The former official pointed out that although Egypt began combating overpopulation in 1965, but not much has been achieved.

Egypt’s census records 103 M people Tuesday: CAPMAS

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 06:15 GMT

A child is born every 20 seconds, the CAPMAS said.

Birth control campaign kicks off in 11 Egyptian governorates as 1st phase

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 10:51 GMT

The first phase is taking place on February 13-24.

4 children are born every minute in Egypt, 254 every hour

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 10:36 GMT

CAPMAS announced last week that the Egyptian population had hit 102,746,000 growing by 250,000 in just 60 days.

Egyptian population grows by 250K in 60 days

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 11:38 GMT

That means a slowdown has occurred as the last quarter a million was recorded over 50 days.

Egyptian population grows by 0.5M in 100 days

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 11:40 GMT

Hassan pointed out that the most populated governorates out of the 27 are Cairo, Giza, Sharqia, Daqahlia, and Beheira.

Sisi inaugurates new housing units, addresses issues of Egypt's overpopulation, encroachment on agricultural lands

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 02:58 GMT

"The absence or inaccuracy of digitizing made us unable to see well. This led to the stability of an inaccurate reality and an absence of eradicating corruption," said President Sisi.

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