Egypt Unemployment Rate  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The unemployment rate in Egypt decreased to 12 percent in the first quarter of 2017 compared to 12.7 percent a year ago. It was the lowest jobless rate since the third quarter of 2012, as the number of unemployed persons fell by 118 thousand to 3.503 million and employed rose by 828 thousand to 25.646 million. Unemployment Rate in Egypt averaged 10.89 percent from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013 and a record low of 8.10 percent in the second quarter of 1999.

Egypt Unemployment Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-11-16 01:00 PM Q3 12.6% 12.5% 12.6%
2017-02-21 12:30 PM Q4 12.4% 12.6% 12.7%
2017-05-15 08:50 AM Q1 12% 12.4% 12.5%
2017-08-17 01:00 PM Q2 12% 11.9%
2017-11-16 01:00 PM Q3 12.3%


Egypt Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.00 12.40 13.40 8.10 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 3503.00 3591.00 3695.00 2022.00 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 1200.00 1200.00 1200.00 700.00 EGP/Month [+]
Population 92.80 90.10 92.80 27.90 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 3565.20 3495.60 3565.20 3147.40 EGP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 2177.60 2134.00 2177.60 1855.60 EGP/Month [+]
Employed Persons 25646.00 25479.00 25646.00 18284.00 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 3950.00 3670.00 3950.00 2170.00 EGP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 1440.00 1390.00 1730.00 1300.00 EGP/Month [+]


Egypt Unemployment Rate Notes

In Egypt, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Egypt Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.00 12.40 13.40 8.10 1993 - 2017 percent Quarterly



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Turkey 10.20 May/17
France 9.60 Mar/17
Euro Area 9.10 Jun/17
Canada 6.30 Jul/17
Australia 5.60 Jun/17
Indonesia 5.33 Mar/17
Russia 5.10 Jun/17
India 4.90 Dec/13
Netherlands 4.90 Jun/17
United Kingdom 4.40 Jun/17
United States 4.30 Jul/17
China 3.95 Jun/17
Germany 3.80 Jun/17
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Mexico 3.30 Jun/17
Switzerland 3.00 Jul/17
Japan 2.80 Jun/17