Egypt: Female unemployment

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 Egypt

Unemployment rate for females

 Latest value 15.93
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 21.54
 Min - Max 15.93 - 26.4
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Egypt during that period was 21.54 percent with a minimum of 15.93 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 26.4 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2022 is 15.93 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 8.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Egypt - Female unemployment - recent values

Historical chart
Egypt - Female unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 31.17 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 6.40 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 15.93 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 4.99 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 15.60 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 44.02 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 17.99 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 16.45 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 71.32 2023 percent
 Self-employment 27.42 2022 percent
 Informal employment 66.70 2020 percent
 Employment 29.69 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 7.10 Q3/2023 percent
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