Minimum Wages in Egypt remained unchanged at 2000 EGP/Month in 2020 from 2000 EGP/Month in 2019.

Minimum Wages in Egypt averaged 1192.78 EGP/Month from 2009 until 2020, 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. Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020. source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)

Minimum Wages in Egypt is expected to reach 2000.00 EGP/Month by the end of 2020, 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 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2000.00 2000.00 2000.00 35.00 2009 - 2020 EGP/Month Yearly

Egypt Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.60 7.70 13.40 7.50 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 2574.00 2236.00 3695.00 2022.00 Thousand [+]
Minimum Wages 2000.00 2000.00 2000.00 35.00 EGP/Month [+]
Population 99.80 98.10 99.80 27.00 Million [+]
Employed Persons 24115.00 26772.00 26772.00 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.