Population

Egypt ranks 1st in Arab World, 3rd in Africa in population size: study

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 08:20 GMT

The study is based on a global ranking indicating that the North African Arab state ranks 14th globally.

Egypt's planning minister presents scenarios of possible population growth rates

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 11:07 GMT

"The country is witnessing a rapid and steady increase in population growth rates," the minister stated.

Health ministry reveals decline in net population growth in Egypt

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 11:22 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Khaled Megahed revealed Sunday that the net growth of population per 1,000 individuals dropped.

Official reveals cost needed to build 1M residential units per annum in Egypt

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 10:49 GMT

The official was commenting on the statements the president made Saturday on the needs resulting from overpopulation as almost 2.4 million are born every year.

'Given the big budget allocated to rural development, the outcome better be satisfactory,' Egypt's Pres. addressing officials

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:58 GMT

The project – worth LE500 million – covers 1,500 villages housing 50-55 million dwellers, who compose half of the Egyptian population.

Egypt, UN Population Fund discuss localization of SDGs, adaptation to COVID-19 reality

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 09:18 GMT

The minister also indicated that the government has a comprehensive family planning strategy.

3rd child of newly enrolled Egyptian families to be denied subsidies

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 11:54 GMT

The minister asserted that overpopulation has a negative impact on the state's budget and the Egyptian economy.

Egypt's 20/21 plan means inclusion of population dimension in all areas of development: Min.

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Planning and Economic Development issues a report on population growth rates within the 2020/2021 plan.

Project addressing gap in reproductive health rights in Egypt approved by Sisi

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 02:08 GMT

An Egyptian-Canadian agreement on a project to address the gap in reproductive health rights has been approved by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Managing Labor or Managing Capital: What to consider

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 03:46 GMT

The world’s population stands at 7.8 billion, with developing countries home to the largest population sizes.

On International Day of Families, Egypt has 24.7 households

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 11:00 GMT

The CAPMAS report showed that 34.1% of the family individuals are under 15 years.

Program announced to increase contraceptives use to 71.6% in 2020

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 01:21 GMT

A planned parenting program will be launched in May with the aim that it raises the use of contraceptives from 58.5 in 2014 to 71.6 percent in 2030.

Egypt’s population hits 100 million Tuesday

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 02:04 GMT

CAPMAS held a press conference Tuesday to announce that the Egyptian population nationwide has reached 100 million.

Hitting the Right Note in MENA

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 01:05 GMT

The global music streaming industry must remain in tune with local sensibilities to unlock the region’s tremendous growth potential, says Deezer CEO for MENA & Turkey, Tarek Mounir.

32.5% of Egyptians live in extreme poverty: CAPMAS

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 02:39 GMT

According to CAPMAS, Egypt announced that he who earns less than LE 8,282 (US$ 501.03) annually and $1.3 daily, lives under the poverty line.

The Slippery Slope of Negative Population Growth

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 - 04:21 GMT

While we struggle with a growing young population, 20 countries are struggling with their aging populations.

Morocco defeats Cote d'Ivoire, guarantee qualifying

Sat, 29 Jun 2019 - 04:13 GMT

The Moroccan team was delighted to be able to qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations with a precious win on Cote d'Ivoire 1-0 on Friday.

Egypt among top 8 countries in population growth 2018-50

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 09:59 GMT

Egypt ranks seventh with an estimated increase of 69.5 million.

Sisi’s income decisions in the face of inflation worth LE60B

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 07:50 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced a number of decisions aimed at alleviating the impact of inflation on millions of citizens.

Ministry of Health launches strategy to reduce birth rate in Egypt

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 01:03 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced launching a new strategy to control the rapidly growing population on Wednesday

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