General information

Capital: Al-Qahirah (Cairo)

Currency unit: Egyptian pound

Official language: Arabic

Area: 1,001,450 km²

Population in million: 97.6 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 2,413 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 11,583 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 48.0 

Annual growth rate of the population: 1.9 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 18.8 %

Life expectancy at birth: 71.5 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 76 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 235.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 11.5 

Industry value added of GDP: 33.8 

Services value added of GDP:


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 27.73 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 68.20 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Nitrogenous fertilisers (3.50 %)
Insulated wire, cable and other insulated electric conductors (2.59 %)
Men's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and trousers (1.49 %)
Women's suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers and dresses (1.07 %)
Flat-rolled products of iron or steel, hot-rolled (1.01 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Citrus fruit (1.77 %)
Cheese (1.16 %)
Potatoes (0.72 %)
Cane or beet sugar (0.63 %)
Rice (0.62 %)

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              Human Development Index (HDI)

              Egypt: 80
              Breakdown by component
              Human Development Index (HDI)80