Egypt: Employment

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Employment, million people

 Latest value 28.94
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure million employed people
 Data availability Q3 2019 - Q4 2023
 Average 27.44
 Min - Max 24.12 - 29.69
 Source Ministry of Planning and Economic Development of Egypt
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from Q3 2019 to Q4 2023. The average value for Egypt during that period was 27.44 million employed people with a minimum of 24.12 million employed people in Q2 2020 and a maximum of 29.69 million employed people in Q3 2023. Click on the following link to see the values of Employment, million people around the world.
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Egypt - Employment - recent values

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Egypt - Employment - historical chart - 2019-2023
Measure: million employed people
Source: Ministry of Planning and Economic Development of Egypt

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Definition: The number of people, in millions, engaged in the economy as paid employees or as self-employed.

 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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