Egypt

  • Key Indicators

    Summary Statistics
    Region: Northern Africa                 
    Surface area (sq. km) 2014: 1002000         
    Population 2016: 93384000            
    Population density (per sq. km) 2016: 93.8            
    Capital city: Cairo
    Capital city population 2015: 18772000     
    Currency: Egyptian Pound (EGP)              
     
    Economic Indicators
    GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014: 282242                
    GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014: 2.2                
    GDP per capita (current US$) 2014: 3150.7
    Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014: 14.5, at factor cost.  
    Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014: 40.0, at factor cost.  
    Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014: 45.6, at factor cost.  
    Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014: 28.0, Break in the time series. 2013.  
    Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014: 24.1, Break in the time series. 2013.  
    Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014: 47.9, Break in the time series. 2013.  
    Unemployment (% of labor force) 2014: 13.0, Estimate.  
    Labor force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014: 22.6/75.9, Estimate.  
    CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014: 329
    Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 118, 2013.  
    Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014: 120, 2013.  
    Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014: -5972
    Exports (million US$) 2015: 21967.3
    Imports (million US$) 2015: 74361.3          
    Balance (million US$) 2015: -52394.0         
    Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015: Saudi Arabia (9.2), Italy (7.4), and Turkey (5.8)
    Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015: China (13.1), Germany (7.8), and United States (5.9)
     
    Source: World Statistics Pocketbook | United Nations Statistics Division

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