Egypt Unemployment Rate

2003 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

Egypt Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.20 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 7.30 % in Sep 2020. Egypt Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2003 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 10.62 %. The data reached an all-time high of 13.40 % in Mar 2014 and a record low of 7.20 % in Dec 2020. The data is reported by reported by Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.

In the latest reports, Egypt Population reached 100.50 million people in Jun 2020. Monthly Earnings of Egypt stood at 305.11 USD in Dec 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 42.20 % in Jun 2019.

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Egypt Unemployment Rate

What was Egypt's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.20 Dec 2020 7.30 Sep 2020 7.20 Dec 2020 13.40 Mar 2014 % quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.80 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Algeria (%) 11.70 Sep 2017 quarterly Jun 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 13.10 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Armenia (%) 18.10 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Australia (%) 7.00 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1978 - Oct 2020
Austria (%) 5.52 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 6.94 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Jan 2021
Belgium (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Sep 2020
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 15.70 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Botswana (%) 18.72 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Brazil (%) 14.20 Jan 2021 monthly Mar 2012 - Jan 2021
Brunei (%) 8.37 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cambodia (%) 0.10 2017 yearly 2007 - 2017
Canada (%) 8.90 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2020
Chile (%) 11.60 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2009 - Oct 2020
China (%) 4.24 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2020
Colombia (%) 15.77 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2020
Croatia (%) 9.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Cyprus (%) 8.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Czech Republic (%) 2.79 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2020
Denmark (%) 5.80 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2007 - Oct 2020
Ecuador (%) 4.96 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 7.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2003 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 7.70 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1989 - Sep 2020
European Union (%) 6.20 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Finland (%) 8.20 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1988 - Dec 2020
France (%) 8.00 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1975 - Dec 2020
Georgia (%) 11.57 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Germany (%) 4.50 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2020
Ghana (%) 4.51 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Greece (%) 16.80 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Aug 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 6.40 Oct 2020 monthly Oct 1981 - Oct 2020
Hungary (%) 4.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020
Iceland (%) 5.60 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2020
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 7.07 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Iran (%) 10.60 Mar 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2020
Ireland (%) 7.30 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Israel (%) 4.71 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 2020
Italy (%) 10.20 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1983 - Feb 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 3.00 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1953 - Sep 2020
Jordan (%) 23.00 May 2020 quarterly Feb 2000 - May 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 5.00 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2020
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 4.00 Feb 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Feb 2021
Kosovo (%) 29.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.50 2019 yearly 1992 - 2019
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 8.00 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Lebanon (%) 11.35 2018 yearly 2004 - 2018
Lithuania (%) 10.40 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Luxembourg (%) 6.28 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 2.70 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1996 - Jan 2021
North Macedonia (%) 16.14 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 5.40 May 2020 monthly Jan 2016 - May 2020
Malta (%) 4.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Sep 2020
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.26 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Mar 2020
Moldova (%) 4.22 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2020
Mongolia (%) 7.57 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2006 - Dec 2020
Montenegro (%) 19.00 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Morocco (%) 12.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Mozambique (%) 3.24 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.80 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2020
New Zealand (%) 4.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1986 - Dec 2020
Nigeria (%) 27.11 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Norway (%) 5.20 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1989 - Sep 2020
Oman (%) 2.80 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2018 - Oct 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.79 2018 yearly 1980 - 2018
Palestinian Territory (%) 23.40 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) 7.10 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 8.16 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2017 - Sep 2020
Peru (%) 16.43 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2001 - Oct 2020
Philippines (%) 10.00 Jul 2020 quarterly Jul 1982 - Jul 2020
Poland (%) 6.10 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2020
Portugal (%) 7.50 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1998 - Oct 2020
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.70 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2021
Russia (%) 6.35 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 8.98 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Jun 2020
Serbia (%) 9.90 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Singapore (%) 3.60 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1987 - Sep 2020
Slovakia (%) 7.35 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2006 - Oct 2020
Slovenia (%) 5.10 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
South Africa (%) 32.50 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 16.13 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1976 - Dec 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 5.20 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 8.91 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1983 - Oct 2020
Switzerland (%) 5.01 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Dec 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -14,765.683 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2005 - Dec 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 25,901.672 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.4 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 316,592.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EGP bn) 3,086.590 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 8,750.280 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,591.340 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 549,817.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -278,242.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -282,362.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 828,059.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 462,775.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2020
Gross Domestic Debt (EGP mn) 4,354,467.000 Dec 2019 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2019
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.806 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -3,157.3 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,496.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) -8.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 461,374.424 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 229,757.406 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,074.252 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,117.9 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1994 - Oct 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -13.9 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,037,417.956 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 705,246.575 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 139.355 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 509.756 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 65.787 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 957.438 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Dec 2020
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -3,157.254 Jan 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Jan 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 78.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -2,784.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,605.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -250.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 6,686.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 1,828.600 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 125,337.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 12,323.8 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -202,641.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -44.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 1,129.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -85.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) -4,165.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 3,961.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,158.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -78.500 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -8,559.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -7,683.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 876.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) 6,686.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -69.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 970.500 Mar 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 384.600 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 128.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 79.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 147.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,431.300 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.7 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 73,142.645 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 315,395.302 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 19.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,264.6 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.660 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.9 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jan 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,934.000 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Mar 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 22.6 Dec 2020 monthly Jun 2005 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 334,729.768 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2004 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 322,661.2 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.5 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 33,099.5 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 151,206.577 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 25.36 Aug 2020 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.42 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2020
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 921,675.000 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Feb 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 4,960,285.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,150,329.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,074,558.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 3,809,956.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jan 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,337.000 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 36,252.000 Mar 2021 monthly Nov 2004 - Mar 2021
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 5,126,257.000 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1996 - Nov 2020
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 2,416,106.000 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 2003 - Nov 2020

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