The population of Egypt inside Egypt reached about 104.4 million in January 2023, according to what was announced by the population watch of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, which is linked to the birth and death registration database at the Ministry of Health and Population.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported Tuesday an increase of 14,019 in the Egyptian population.
That was during her participation at the ceremony held to launch a World Bank report on Egyptian demographics.
Egypt suffers from overpopulation.
The size of the Egyptian population hit 104,395,000.
Last year, the population had reached (102.812 million people) on January 1st, 2022, and thus a population increase (the difference between the number of births and deaths) of 1.583 million people has been achieved during the period from 1/1/2022 to 1/1/2023 days.
The population had recorded 104 million people domestically on the 1st of October of this year, the CAPMAS added.
The most three populous governorates are Cairo (10,190,429), Giza (9,440,810), and Sharqia (7,848,212).
The average of birth is one child every 19 seconds.
He added that the divorce rates are high, but not as dangerous as people imagine, according to his statements to a TV show on DMC TV channel.
The Senate is currently discussing during its plenary sessions the report prepared by its Financial and Economic Affairs Committee on the Economic and Social Development Plan for FY2022/2023 submitted by the government.
Cairo and Giza are the most populated, while North Sinai is the least populated.
The former official pointed out that although Egypt began combating overpopulation in 1965, but not much has been achieved.
Those are offered through mobile clinics, caravans, and door-to-door visit campaigns.
Egypt is trying to avoid a population boom in 2030-2040, as the babies born in a boom in 2010-2015 would be in the average childbearing age in that decade, which would result in a population of 183 million in 2050.
The Senate recommended on Tuesday that an independent organization be established to deal with the challenges facing Egypt on its way to Vision 2030 and sustainable development.
A draft law on combating child marriage and considering it a form of human trafficking was submitted to the House of Representatives by parliamentarian Amira al-Adly on Thursday.
2.5 million are born every year.
The first phase is taking place on February 13-24.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced Saturday that 60,000 babies have been born since January 1.