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Egypt’s annual inflation falls to 12.5% in April

Egypt’s annual consumer price inflation dropped to 12.5% in April 2019, compared to 12.9% in April 2018, according to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Thursday. The CAPMAS said that the monthly inflation rate increased by 0.4% in April, recording 308.1 points, compared to 307 points in March. Furthermore, the CAPMAS attributed …

Daily News Egypt

Manufacturing, Extractives Dependence Index declines by 9.7% in January: CAPMAS

Egypt’s Manufacturing and Extractives Dependence Index – excluding oil and gas products – decreased by 9.7% in January to 121.78, down from 134.83 in December 2018, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on Sunday. In sector terms, chemicals and chemical products’ manufacturing index increased by 5.2% to 144.36 in January 2019, …

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Egypt’s self-sufficiency rate of rice reaches 94.2% in 2017: CAPMAS

Egypt’s self-sufficiency rate of rice reached 94.2% in 2017, with an average rice consumption per capita of 38.7 kg versus 34.7 kg in 2016, an increase of 11.5%,” the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced in its annual bulletin of production movement, foreign trade, and available agriculture commodities for consumption in 2017. …

Daily News Egypt

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