UNFPA Egypt

Through effective policies and programmes, Egypt has made important progress in ensuring widespread access to reproductive health services and reducing maternal deaths. Challenges remain, such as stagnating contraceptive prevalence, female genital mutilation/cutting, and maternal mortality rates. Since 1972, UNFPA has helped the national family planning and population programme overcome initial opposition and become a success. Today, UNFPA supports continued improvements, advocating for integrating reproductive care in primary health services, with full respect for reproductive rights. Programmes also focus on improving maternal health and reducing gender-based violence.

Data overview View more

Population

Population par tranche d'âge, %
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    Population âgée de 0 à 14 ans (en %)
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    Population âgée de 15 à 64 ans (en %)
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    Population aged 65+

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié, %, 2014-2019
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    Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié

Planification familiale

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Éducation

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Pratiques nuisibles

Key results of Egypt in 2021 View more
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National plans against harmful practices

A costed national action plan to address harmful practices was developed
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

67
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
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Child, early and forced marriage

11,157
Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage
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Female genital mutilation

1,291,325
Girls and women received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to female genital mutilation
2021 Humanitarian results achieved for Egypt View more
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Number of dignity kits distributed
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UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
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Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
10
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
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Affected population reached with Family Planning services
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Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
la République arabe d'Égypte 1321
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 0 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 1 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
la République arabe d'Égypte 10
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 1 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
la République arabe d'Égypte 550
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 0 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
Demographic Dividend: Egypt View more

Population Pyramid

females
males
Population in thousands

Espérance de vie

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018 Note: Years 2017 to 2100 are projected data.
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

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