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Number of illiterate individuals fell to 18.4 million in 2017: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), stated in a press statement on Saturday that the illiteracy reached 18.4 million in 2017. The illiteracy rate declined from 39.4% in 1996 to 29.7% in 2006 and then to 25.8% in 2017. This statement came on the occasion of the International Literacy Day, which is …

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1.6%, decline in Egypt’s number of live births in 2017: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed on Sunday that the number of live births reachedd 2,557,440 births in 2017 compared to 2,600,173 births in 2016, a decline of 1.6%.  According to CAPMAS`s annual bulletin of births and deaths statistics in e2017, the crude birth rate reached 26.8 per thousand in 2017 compared …

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73.6 average female life expectancy in Egypt in 2017: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed that Egyptian female life expectancy at birth increased to 73.6 years, compared to 70.8 years for males, in 2017. Meanwhile, the average expectancy of females in 2006 was 69.1 years, while for males was 66.5 years. This came according to the CAPMAS report on the …

Nihal Samir

CAPMAS, Investment Ministry create a survey on newly founded firms

Egypt’s minister of investment and international cooperation, Sahar Nasr, signed a protocol with the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)’s chairperson, Khairat Barakat, to create a survey on the newly founded firms to figure out their problems and to simplify governmental procedures, according to a Thursday ministerial press statement. Nasr said that new protocol with …

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0.3% increase in Egypt’s inflation rate in February: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced in its monthly bulletin that the inflation rate in Egypt increased by 0.3% in February compared to January, reaching 267 points compared to 266.3 points. According to the CAPMAS’s monthly bulletin, the annual inflation rate in Egypt amounted to 14.3% in February, compared to 31.7% …

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EGP 3.027tn total deposit balances in 2016/2017 

Total deposit balances increased in 2016/2017 to reach EGP 3.027tn, an increase of 43.1%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The CAPMAS attributed this increase to shares of the household sector and private business sector, as well as to the contribution of the economic measures adopted since January 2016, which …

Shaimaa Raafat

EGP 44bn cost of projects implemented in Cairo during an entire year

Cairo governorate showed the highest percentage of projects executed in the field of construction, according to Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS said that the projects executed in the capital amounted to EGP 44.8bn, out of a total of EGP 56.4bn, which is the value of construction projects executed by private sector companies …

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8% increase in manufacturing, extractive index in October 2017

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued metadata on the production index of manufacturing and extractive industries for October 2017. The index of manufacturing and extractive industries (excluding crude oil and petroleum products) reached 139.41 during October 2017 (preliminary results) compared to 129.03 points in September 2017 (final results), an increase of …

Nihal Samir

Trade deficit down 26.7% in August 2017

The trade balance deficit decreased in August to $3.31bn, down from $4.52bn during the same month last year, marking a drop of 26.7%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The report noted that the value of exports increased by 17.0%, as it reached $2.17bn during August 2017 versus $1.86bn in …

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Egypt’s imports of LPG increases in July for first time in 3 months: CAPMAS

Egypt’s imports of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) increased slightly by 1.2% in July for the first time after declining from March to June, according to data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The monthly CAPMAS bulletin showed that imports of LPG increased to 167,200 tonnes, up from 165,200 tonnes year-over-year. Egypt’s …

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Industrial production rises by 29.2%: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued its quarterly bulletin of industrial production public/public business and private sector enterprises that employ 25 or more workers in the fourth quarter of 2016. The report showed that the total industrial production value (excluding crude and refined petroleum) reached EGP 114.3bn during the fourth quarter …

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Work permits issued dropped by 5.7% in 2016: CAPMAS

The total number of work permits issued by the Ministry of Interior to Egyptians (for the first time or renewal) reached 1.252 million in 2016 compared to 1.328 million in 2015, a decrease of 5.7%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics’ (CAPMAS) recent report. CAPMAS stated that the total number of …

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