Egypt: Unemployment rate

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 Egypt

Unemployment rate, percent

 Latest value 6.9
 Reference Q4 2023
 Measure percent
 Data availability Q3 2013 - Q4 2023
 Average 9.94
 Min - Max 6.9 - 13.4
 Source Ministry of Planning and Economic Development of Egypt
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from Q3 2013 to Q4 2023. The average value for Egypt during that period was 9.94 percent with a minimum of 6.9 percent in Q4 2023 and a maximum of 13.4 percent in Q3 2013. Click on the following link to see the values of Unemployment rate, percent around the world.
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Egypt - Unemployment rate  - recent values

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Egypt - Unemployment rate  - historical chart - 2013-2023
Measure: percent
Source: Ministry of Planning and Economic Development of Egypt


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Definition: The unemployment rate represents 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 6.96 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 15.93 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 4.99 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 17.10 2022 percent
 Labor force participation 41.82 2022 percent
 Labor force: percent female 17.99 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 15.12 2022 percent
 Male labor force participation 68.25 2022 percent
 Employment 29.69 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 7.10 Q3/2023 percent
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