Egypt Unemployment Rate 1993-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Egypt decreased to 12.70 percent in the second quarter of 2015 from 12.80 percent in the first quarter of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Egypt averaged 10.70 percent from 1993 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013 and a record low of 8.10 percent in the second quarter of 1999. Unemployment Rate in Egypt is reported by the CAPMAS, Egypt.

Egypt Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.70 12.80 13.40 8.10 1993 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In Egypt, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Egypt Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Egypt Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, September 4, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-05-19 10:30 AM Q1 13.4% 13.4% 13.7%
2015-02-19 09:15 AM Q4 12.9% 13.1% 13.1%
2015-05-18 11:30 AM Q1 12.8% 12.9% 13%

Egypt Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 12.70 12.80 13.40 8.10 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 3518.00 3543.00 3695.00 2022.00 Thousand [+]
Population 83.40 82.06 83.40 27.90 Million [+]
Employed Persons 24270.00 24179.00 24270.00 18284.00 Thousand Persons [+]
Minimum Wages 1200.00 700.00 1200.00 700.00 EGP/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 10.90 Jul/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Jun/15 10.30 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jul/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.00 Jul/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]