Egypt's unemployment rate ticked down to 7.1% in the first quarter of 2023 from 7.2% in the preceding quarter and a year ago. source: CAPMAS, Egypt

Unemployment Rate in Egypt averaged 10.26 percent from 1993 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013 and a record low of 7.10 percent in the first quarter of 2023. This page provides - Egypt Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

Unemployment Rate in Egypt is expected to be 7.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Egypt Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.20 percent in 2024 and 7.40 percent in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Egypt Unemployment Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-02-15 12:05 PM Q4 7.2% 7.4% 7.30%
2023-05-18 02:30 PM Q1 7.1% 7.2% 7.50%
2023-08-16 10:00 AM Q2 7.1% 7.20%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 7.10 7.20 percent Mar 2023
Unemployed Persons 2181.00 2250.00 Thousand Dec 2022
Population 104.26 100.50 Million Dec 2021

Egypt Unemployment Rate
In Egypt, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.10 7.20 13.40 7.10 1993 - 2023 percent Quarterly