Egypt Unemployment Rate

2003 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics

Key information about Egypt Unemployment Rate

  • Egypt Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.20% in Mar 2022, from the previously reported figure of 7.40% in Dec 2021.
  • Egypt Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2003 to Mar 2022, with an average rate of 10.50%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 13.40% in Mar 2014 and a record low of 7.20% in Mar 2022.
  • The data is reported by reported by Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics.
  • In the latest reports, Egypt Population reached 102.06 million people in Jun 2021.


View Egypt's Unemployment Rate from Mar 2003 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Egypt Unemployment Rate

What was Egypt's Unemployment Rate in Mar 2022?

Egypt Unemployment Rate dropped to 7.20% in Mar 2022, from the previously reported figure of 7.40% in Dec 2021. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.20 Mar 2022 7.40 Dec 2021 7.20 Mar 2022 13.40 Mar 2014 % quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 11.71 Sep 2017 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 7.00 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 14.50 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 3.90 May 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2022
Austria (%) 4.76 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 5.94 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Feb 2022
Belgium (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 17.41 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 24.72 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Brazil (%) 10.50 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Apr 2022
Brunei (%) 7.65 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.90 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Chile (%) 7.80 May 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - May 2022
China (%) 5.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.40 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 5.40 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (%) 2.42 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.78 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 7.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 6.20 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Finland (%) 6.20 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 3.00 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2022
Ghana (%) 4.70 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Greece (%) 12.50 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - May 2022
Hungary (%) 3.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Iceland (%) 3.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 6.49 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 4.70 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Israel (%) 3.74 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Italy (%) 8.36 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Apr 2022
Jordan (%) 22.80 Feb 2022 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.90 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.80 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 25.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 6.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Lebanon (%) 29.56 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 6.20 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (%) 4.64 May 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.40 May 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2022
North Macedonia (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.90 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 3.22 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.09 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) 3.01 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 8.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 16.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 12.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 3.98 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 2.90 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 2.10 May 2022 monthly Mar 2018 - May 2022
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.40 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 11.30 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 8.47 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 7.21 May 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - May 2022
Philippines (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 5.10 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Russia (%) 4.25 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 6.86 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 10.60 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 2.20 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2020 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (%) 6.35 May 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2022
Slovenia (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 34.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 13.65 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.60 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2012 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.66 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.56 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -23,698.919 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 44,298.750 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
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) 3,795.815 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 11,469.333 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,995.510 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 1,030,101.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -436,609.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -440,792.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 1,470,893.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 472,344.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
Gross Domestic Debt (EGP mn) 4,742,107.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.423 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,702.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,935.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 73.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 434,039.287 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 206,490.894 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,603.526 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,637.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,734,605.303 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 678,318.860 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 251.926 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 547.538 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 170.141 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,064.468 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2022
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -1,702.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2022
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 64,964.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2022
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 107,446.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Feb 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 94.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -3,801.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,600.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -6,055.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -713.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 4,274.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 145,529.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.6 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 12,842.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -16.426 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -230,212.100 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 5,430.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 9,982.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,356.400 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -53.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -6,055.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -325.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -94.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -2.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -10,638.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -7,932.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,901.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 2,705.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 132,687.100 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 85,461.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 111.700 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,411.000 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 82.400 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 345.500 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 105.300 Sep 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Sep 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 79,984.690 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 343,785.130 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
M2 Growth (%) 23.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 25,863.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 7,398.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 415,789.162 Jan 2022 monthly Jun 2004 - Jan 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 24.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Jan 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 352,348.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 36,403.7 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 201,236.752 Jan 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Jan 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 24.83 Jan 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Jan 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.29 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2021
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,196,341.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,469,458.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 6,513,010.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 4,810,740.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 6,416,230.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 28,051.000 May 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - May 2022
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 35,495.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 6,980,528.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Mar 2022
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 3,348,197.000 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Mar 2022

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