Minimum Wages in Egypt increased to 2000 EGP/Month in 2019 from 1200 EGP/Month in 2018. Minimum Wages in Egypt averaged 1091.88 EGP/Month from 2009 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2000 EGP/Month in 2019 and a record low of 35 EGP/Month in 2009. source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)
Minimum Wages in Egypt is expected to be 2000.00 EGP/Month by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages is projected to trend around 2000.00 EGP/Month in 2020, according to our econometric models.
Egypt Minimum Monthly Wages
In Egypt, minimum wage refers to lowest nominal wage per month, for permanent workers in private and public sector. A national monthly minimum wage was set at 35 Egyptian pounds in 1984 and remained unchanged at that level until 2010. In 2014, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi set a maximum wage of 42 000 EGP per month for state employees.