Population

Egypt's population to reach 123M in 2032, average age of marriage 21 years old

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 10:59 GMT

It is expected that the population of Egypt increases to 123 million in 2032 if the level of childbearing decreases, but if not, the population would jump to 130 million, according to Hussein Abdel Aziz, advisor to the head of CAPMAS.

Egyptian minister announces population size target for 2052

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 11:23 GMT

In just 120 years, the size of the Egyptian population jumped from nine million to over 100 million.

'Your Right to Plan' campaign on contraception, pregnancy to kick off in 10 governorates

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 11:51 GMT

A campaign by the Health Ministry will kick off Sunday and last until Aug. 26 in 10 out of Egypt’s 27 governorates to provide family planning services.

Egypt's population to rise about 75 million by 2050: Water Minister

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 06:55 GMT

"Any action that would be taken without reaching a just and binding legal agreement and without coordination with the downstream countries is a rejected unilateral act," Abdel-Atti said.

Egypt to be declared slum-free in 2 months: official

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 09:12 GMT

The total cost allocated for eliminating unsafe areas is L.E. 39 billion.

Sisi: Achieving balance between population, economic growth rates at core of family development project

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed officials to ensure that achieving balance between population and economic growth rates is the major objective of the national project to develop the Egyptian family.

Cabinet highlights features of 'National Project for Developing the Egyptian Family'

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 04:11 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli held a meeting Tuesday with a number of officials to get briefed on the final draft of the executive plan of the project.

98.7% of Egypt’s population have access to drinking water

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 03:59 GMT

“Thus, establishing a water network costs approximately LE 600 million. With the increase of population, the state incurs more expenses and money that can be saved," said Assistant Minister of Housing.

Egypt witnesses 50% nutritional gap due to over population: Health Ministry

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt is witnessing a nutritional gap of 50 percent due to over population, announced the Ministry of Health.

Egypt to implement 'population attraction project' in New Valley

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 01:58 GMT

The population attraction project is part of the comprehensive development process in the governorate.

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.

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