Population Growth

Egypt's Finance Minister criticizes fuel subsidies for their high bill paid by state treasury

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 01:41 GMT

Minister of Finance Mohamed Mait considered subsidizing fuel a "crime."

Egyptian official reveals percentage of unintended pregnancies

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 03:19 GMT

Consultant to Health Minister for Population Affairs and Family Development Amr Hassan stated Tuesday that curbing high population growth in Egypt could be achieved by eliminating unintended pregnancies.

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.

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.

Improvement in Egypt’s economic situation to not be felt unless population growth is controlled: Sisi

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 09:35 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reaffirmed that people in Egypt will not be able to feel the improvement in the local economic situation unless population growth is controlled.

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.

Egypt's president urges private sector to participate in state’s development projects

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 01:18 GMT

He made the remarks during the inauguration of a number of developmental projects as well as a gasoline production complex in Upper Egypt’s Assiut with the attendance of Sisi.

Sisi: Construction on agricultural lands must be faced, population growth should decline

Wed, 22 Dec 2021 - 11:33 GMT

He made the remarks during the inauguration of a number of developmental projects as well as a gasoline production complex in Upper Egypt’s Assiut with the attendance of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Egypt’s population to rise to 190 million by 2050 if current growth continues: planning official

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 01:40 GMT

Tawadros said there are projects inaugurated and investments pumped in the country on a daily basis. However, the lives of the citizens will only change through facing the population growth.

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.

Draft law controlling population growth to be submitted soon: MP

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 11:43 GMT

Kamal Amer, head of Parliament's Defense and National Security Committee confirmed that the committee is about to finalize a proposal of a bill to control population growth.

Egypt's Annual birth rate equals other states' population: Min.

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 09:21 GMT

It is estimated that Egypt's population will hit 150 million in 2050 with an increase of 70 percent compared to 2015.

There are more men than women globally: UN population survey

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 10:08 GMT

The UN annual population survey shows that there are more men than women globally.

Women allowed maximum of 2 maternity leaves in new law

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Women will be allowed only two maternity leaves of four months each during her entire career to help reduce population growth.

Egypt's population to hit 93 million by mid-May: CAPMAS

Mon, 08 May 2017 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt’s population is expected to reach 93 million people by May 15, 2017 said CAPMAS head Mohammed Abdul Jalil.