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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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