Population

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

Population of Egyptians at home hits 97.19 million early in 2018: CAPMAS

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 10:53 GMT

The population of Egyptians living inside the country hit 97.19 million early in 2018, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.

Egypt’s births reach 2.55M in 2017, rate decline recorded: CAPMAS

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 01:23 GMT

Egypt’s number of births reached 2.55 million in 2017, with 1.288 million in urban areas, and 1.264 million in rural areas.

Security, infrastructure top priority for Egypt

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Egypt’s population is estimated to reach 184 million by 2052, presidential aide for national and strategic projects Ibrahim Mahlab said Wednesday.

Business News Wrap-up

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 05:12 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day

Nasr signs 2 grants with EU to support Egypt’s population strategy

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 04:47 GMT

The first grant is worth €27 million to support the national population strategy, while the second comes as part of the European Neighborhood Instrument.

Egypt is world’s 14th most populous country

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 01:00 GMT

One third of Egypt's population lives in the Nile Delta governorates

Ageing populations will drag on growth in Asia: IMF chief

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 12:36 GMT

The chief of the International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that ageing populations in key Asian economies will drag on their growth.

Egypt’s male, female population increase in June 2017 YoY

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt’s male population increased in June 2017 to reach 47.7 million, compared to 46.6 million in June 2016.

Population increase hinders economic reforms: El-Said

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 12:17 GMT

If the increase rate continued at 2.4 percent, Egyptians will not feel any improvement.

Egypt's poverty line to increase to LE 800 monthly per person

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 02:55 GMT

Egypt's poverty line will rise to LE 700 – LE 800 monthly per person in fiscal year 2017/18.

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