The census clock, located atop the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics building, announced today Egypt’s population had reached 104.75 million people within 180 days, an increase of 750,000 people.
Egypt’s population was recorded at 104 million people on the first of October last year.
A Rapidly Growing Population
Egypt has been experiencing a rapid increase in population in recent years. The statistics show that the country recorded a quarter of a million people on November 26th last year, just after the population reached 104 million people. This increase was within 56 days, bringing the total population of Egypt to 104.25 million people. Then, a second quarter of a million people was recorded on January 24th of this year, within 59 days. Finally, a third quarter of a million people was recorded today, within 65 days.
Top Ten Governorates by Population in Egypt
Cairo governorate topped the list of the top ten governorates in terms of population, with a population of 10.2 million people, followed by Giza with 9.5 million people, then Sharqia with 7.9 million people, Dakahlia with 7 million people, Beheira with 6.9 million people, Minya with 6.3 million people, Qalyubia with 6.1 million people, Sohag with 5.7 million people, Alexandria with 5.5 million people, and finally Gharbia with 5.4 million people.
The population of Assiut governorate reached 5 million people, Menoufia with 4.7 million people, Fayoum with 4.1 million people, Kafr El-Sheikh with 3.7 million people, Qena with 3.6 million people, Beni Suef with 3.6 million people, Aswan with 1.6 million people, Damietta with 1.6 million people, Ismailia with 1.5 million people, Luxor with 1.4 million people, Port Said with 790,700 people, Suez with 790,400 people, Matrouh with 542,800 people, North Sinai with 450,500 people, Red Sea with 401,800 people, New Valley with 265,500 people, and South Sinai with 114,800 people.
Implications of Rapid Population Growth
Egypt’s rapidly growing population has significant implications for the country. The increased population puts pressure on resources, such as food, water, and housing. The government must find ways to accommodate the growing population, such as building new housing developments and expanding infrastructure.
Furthermore, the rapid increase in population also presents challenges for healthcare, education, and employment. The government must provide adequate healthcare and education facilities to meet the needs of the growing population. Additionally, the government must create job opportunities to provide employment for the increasing number of people in the country.
What is the current population of Egypt?
According to the census clock located atop the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics building, the population of Egypt reached 104.75 million within 180 days, as of the latest recorded quarter of a million people on March 30th, 2023.
How fast has Egypt’s population been growing?
Egypt’s population has been growing rapidly in recent years. As of the latest recorded quarter of a million people on March 30th, 2023, the country’s population has increased by 750,000 people since the population was recorded at 104 million people on October 1st, 2022.
What are the implications of Egypt’s rapidly growing population?
The rapid increase in population puts pressure on resources such as food, water, and housing, and also presents challenges for healthcare, education, and employment. The government must find ways to accommodate the growing population by building new housing developments and expanding infrastructure, while also providing adequate healthcare and education facilities and creating job opportunities.
Which governorates have the highest population in Egypt?
The highest populated governorates in Egypt, as of the latest census, are Cairo, Giza, Sharqia, Dakahlia, Beheira, Minya, Qalyubia, Sohag, Alexandria, and Gharbia.
How many governorates are there in Egypt?
Egypt has 27 governorates, including Cairo, Giza, Sharqia, Dakahlia, Beheira, Minya, Qalyubia, Sohag, Alexandria, Gharbia, Assiut, Menoufia, Fayoum, Kafr El-Sheikh, Qena, Beni Suef, Aswan, Damietta, Ismailia, Luxor, Port Said, Suez, Matrouh, North Sinai, Red Sea, New Valley, and South Sinai.