Minimum Wages in Egypt increased to 2000 EGP/Month in 2019 from 1200 EGP/Month in 2018.

Minimum Wages in Egypt averaged 1091.88 EGP/Month from 2009 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2000 EGP/Month in 2019 and a record low of 35 EGP/Month in 2009. This page provides - Egypt Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)

Minimum Wages in Egypt is expected to be 2000.00 EGP/Month by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages is projected to trend around 2000.00 EGP/Month in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2000.00 1200.00 2000.00 35.00 2009 - 2019 EGP/Month Yearly

Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages
In Egypt, minimum wage refers to lowest nominal wage per month, for permanent workers in private and public sector. A national monthly minimum wage was set at 35 Egyptian pounds in 1984 and remained unchanged at that level until 2010. In 2014, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi set a maximum wage of 42 000 EGP per month for state employees.

Egypt Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.80 7.50 13.40 7.50 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 2212.00 2094.00 3695.00 2022.00 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 2000.00 1200.00 2000.00 35.00 EGP/Month [+]
Population 98.00 96.20 98.00 27.00 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 3640.00 1700.00 3640.00 1700.00 EGP/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 2200.00 1270.00 2200.00 1270.00 EGP/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 2710.00 2460.00 2710.00 2460.00 EGP/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 1150.00 990.00 1150.00 990.00 EGP/Month [+]
Employed Persons 26100.00 28070.00 28070.00 18284.00 Thousand [+]