The unemployment rate in Egypt rose to 10 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 9.9 percent in the previous period. Unemployment Rate in Egypt averaged 10.90 percent from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in the third quarter of 2013 and a record low of 8.10 percent in the second quarter of 1999.
Unemployment Rate in Egypt is expected to be 9.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployment Rate in Egypt to stand at 7.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Egypt Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 7.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.