The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt this afternoon held a press conference to announce the arrival of the Egyptian population inside 100 million, in the presence of the Minister of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, the Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Hala Zayed, and the head of the Central Agency for Mobilization General and Statistics, Major General Khairat Barakat. The conference reviews the most important, most important and most recent rates of natural increase and the impact of that increase on economic development.
The newspaper "The Seventh Day" quoted Egyptian official sources as saying that the number 100 million girl, whose name is Yasmine, is from Minya Governorate, after the outstanding hour of population was registered in the building of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics. Many years.
The population growth in Egypt is considered one of the highest rates among the countries of the world, as a result of the high birth rates resulting from high fertility rates, compared to lower mortality rates, which led to a population pyramid with a broad base of the population below the working age and the burden that this represents on society In addition to the elderly class.
With the arrival of the population to this number, the demographics of Egypt acquires great importance in identifying its most prominent characteristics, in terms of the relative distribution of age groups of children, youth, and the elderly, male-to-female ratios, and the distribution of the population between rural and urban areas.
The data of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics show a set of the most important characteristics of the population structure in Egypt, the most prominent of which are the percentages of youth among age groups, and a set of other indicators that include the following:
The number of young people in the age group "18-29" reached about 20.2 million, or 21% of the total population, "50.6% male, 49.4% female", according to population estimates, during the year 201, the number of families headed by youth reached about Two million, 877 thousand and 14 families representing 12.3% of the total families, and about 44.6% of the total youth use the computer "47.8% male, 44.6% female", and about 47.4% of the total youth use the Internet "51.9% Male, 42.8% female.
The governorate of Cairo also acquired the highest percentage of youth, using the means of information technology, 13.5%, "13% male, 14.1% female," and the youth contribution rate "18-29 years" was about 46.1% in the labor force, according to the workforce survey data for the year. 2017, “63.4% are males, 27.5% are females,” 9.1% of them are illiterate and 43.8% have an intermediate qualification, 24.2% have a university degree or higher.