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Egypt


    • Population:
      62,359,623 (July 1995 est.)

    • Age structure:

        0-14 years:
        37% (female 11,380,668; male 11,872,728)

        15-64 years:
        59% (female 18,250,706; male 18,641,830)

        65 years and over:
        4% (female 1,204,477; male 1,009,214) (July 1995 est.)

    • Population growth rate:
      1.95% (1995 est.)

    • Birth rate:
      28.69 births/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Death rate:
      8.86 deaths/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Net migration rate:
      -0.35 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Infant mortality rate:
      74.5 deaths/1,000 live births (1995 est.)

    • Life expectancy at birth:

        total population:
        61.12 years

        male:
        59.22 years

        female:
        63.12 years (1995 est.)

    • Total fertility rate:
      3.67 children born/woman (1995 est.)

    • Nationality:

        noun:
        Egyptian(s)

        adjective:
        Egyptian

    • Ethnic divisions:
      Eastern Hamitic stock (Egyptians, Bedouins, and Berbers) 99%, Greek, Nubian, Armenian, other European (primarily Italian and French) 1%

    • Religions:
      Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94% (official estimate), Coptic Christian and other 6% (official estimate)

    • Languages:
      Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes

    • Literacy:
      age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

        total population:
        48%

        male:
        63%

        female:
        34%

    • Labor force:
      16 million (1994 est.)

        by occupation:
        government, public sector enterprises, and armed forces 36%, agriculture 34%, privately owned service and manufacturing enterprises 20% (1984)

        note:
        shortage of skilled labor; 2,500,000 Egyptians work abroad, mostly in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Arab states (1993 est.)






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