Minimum Wages in Egypt remained unchanged at 1200 EGP/Month in 2019 from 1200 EGP/Month in 2018. Minimum Wages in Egypt averaged 991.88 EGP/Month from 2009 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1200 EGP/Month in 2014 and a record low of 35 EGP/Month in 2009.

Minimum Wages in Egypt is expected to be 1200.00 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 2200.00 EGP/Month in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Egypt Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 8.90 10.00 13.40 8.10 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 2920.00 2875.00 3695.00 2022.00 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 1200.00 1200.00 1200.00 35.00 EGP/Month [+]
Population 96.20 94.20 96.20 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 25536.00 26295.00 26295.00 18284.00 Thousand [+]


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. This page provides - Egypt Minimum Wages- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

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




Country Last Previous
Argentina 11900.00 Apr/19
Australia 719.20 Jul/18
Brazil 998.00 Apr/19
Canada 14.00 Dec/19
China 2480.00 Apr/19
France 1521.22 Dec/19
Germany 9.19 Jan/19
Indonesia 3.94 Jan/19
Japan 874.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.68 Feb/19
Netherlands 1615.80 Jun/19
Russia 11163.00 May/18
South Korea 8350.00 Dec/19
Spain 1050.00 Jun/19
Turkey 2558.40 Dec/19
United Kingdom 8.21 Apr/19
United States 7.25 Dec/19


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