Egypt Population 2022


Egypt map
  • The current population of Egypt is estimated at 105,839,534 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Egypt represent 1.33% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Egypt is 102 inhabitants per km2.
  • Egypt is located in Africa.
  • Egypt ranks number 14 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Egypt is 30.1403° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 31.7190° E.
  • The median age in Egypt is 24.6 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Egypt is 2,400 EGP per month, around USD $128 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Egypt shares its land boundary with are Libya to the west, the Gaza Strip to the northeast, Palestine to the east and Sudan to the south. It has also coastlines on the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea and the River Nile.

Egypt

Official name Arab Republic of Egypt
Location Africa
Capital Cairo
Population 105,191,099 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 102/km2
Population growth rate 1.99% (in 2022)
Area 1,010,408 km2 (390,120.55 sq mi)
Official language Arabic
Currency Egyptian pound (EGP)
Life expectancy 72.35 years
Internet TLD .eg
Call code +20

Egypt Population Graph

Egypt Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 102,344,636 51,704,510 50,640,126 50.52% 49.48% 43,783,035 42.78%
2019 100,398,115 50,731,168 49,666,947 50.53% 49.47% 42,900,115 42.73%
2018 98,443,287 49,743,393 48,699,894 50.53% 49.47% 42,035,284 42.7%
2017 96,461,879 48,742,187 47,719,692 50.53% 49.47% 41,198,869 42.71%
2016 94,465,960 47,743,096 46,722,864 50.54% 49.46% 40,365,305 42.73%
2015 92,461,038 46,729,809 45,731,229 50.54% 49.46% 39,564,078 42.79%
2014 90,442,753 45,709,767 44,732,986 50.54% 49.46% 38,745,675 42.84%
2013 88,422,333 44,679,805 43,742,528 50.53% 49.47% 37,924,339 42.89%
2012 86,439,524 43,677,891 42,761,633 50.53% 49.47% 37,125,776 42.95%
2011 84,546,157 42,712,719 41,833,438 50.52% 49.48% 36,354,848 43%
2010 82,777,796 41,811,065 40,966,731 50.51% 49.49% 35,611,008 43.02%
2009 81,151,016 40,981,263 40,169,753 50.5% 49.5% 34,927,397 43.04%
2008 79,652,008 40,216,299 39,435,709 50.49% 49.51% 34,298,155 43.06%
2007 78,247,770 39,499,474 38,748,296 50.48% 49.52% 33,709,139 43.08%
2006 76,889,045 38,798,212 38,090,833 50.46% 49.54% 33,116,112 43.07%
2005 75,538,681 38,101,711 37,436,970 50.44% 49.56% 32,504,294 43.03%
2004 74,186,907 37,405,039 36,781,868 50.42% 49.58% 31,885,533 42.98%
2003 72,840,667 36,711,696 36,128,971 50.4% 49.6% 31,277,782 42.94%
2002 71,499,341 36,014,218 35,485,123 50.37% 49.63% 30,666,067 42.89%
2001 70,166,693 35,328,930 34,837,763 50.35% 49.65% 30,059,411 42.84%
2000 68,845,327 34,656,738 34,188,589 50.34% 49.66% 29,465,800 42.8%
1999 67,529,094 33,994,146 33,534,948 50.34% 49.66% 28,868,688 42.75%
1998 66,213,499 33,331,875 32,881,624 50.34% 49.66% 28,273,164 42.7%
1997 64,905,247 32,679,792 32,225,455 50.35% 49.65% 27,688,578 42.66%
1996 63,614,352 32,036,188 31,578,164 50.36% 49.64% 27,150,605 42.68%
1995 62,346,492 31,397,693 30,948,799 50.36% 49.64% 26,690,533 42.81%
1994 61,108,023 30,761,779 30,346,244 50.34% 49.66% 26,245,896 42.95%
1993 59,892,632 30,137,972 29,754,660 50.32% 49.68% 25,801,746 43.08%
1992 58,678,545 29,509,440 29,169,105 50.29% 49.71% 25,354,999 43.21%
1991 57,436,037 28,873,096 28,562,941 50.27% 49.73% 24,898,522 43.35%
1990 56,145,705 28,213,217 27,932,488 50.25% 49.75% 24,412,153 43.48%
1989 54,799,638 27,531,338 27,268,300 50.24% 49.76% 23,898,122 43.61%
1988 53,409,923 26,833,145 26,576,778 50.24% 49.76% 23,361,500 43.74%
1987 52,002,094 26,131,052 25,871,042 50.25% 49.75% 22,818,519 43.88%
1986 50,612,480 25,442,894 25,169,586 50.27% 49.73% 22,244,185 43.95%
1985 49,273,504 24,784,573 24,488,931 50.3% 49.7% 21,650,778 43.94%
1984 47,983,034 24,154,659 23,828,375 50.34% 49.66% 21,074,149 43.92%
1983 46,742,302 23,558,120 23,184,182 50.4% 49.6% 20,524,545 43.91%
1982 45,552,957 22,986,022 22,566,935 50.46% 49.54% 19,993,193 43.89%
1981 44,413,433 22,433,225 21,980,208 50.51% 49.49% 19,484,173 43.87%
1980 43,322,056 21,903,632 21,418,424 50.56% 49.44% 19,001,054 43.86%
1979 42,280,109 21,393,735 20,886,374 50.6% 49.4% 18,535,600 43.84%
1978 41,288,111 20,904,171 20,383,940 50.63% 49.37% 18,096,579 43.83%
1977 40,341,688 20,429,031 19,912,657 50.64% 49.36% 17,673,694 43.81%
1976 39,434,558 19,977,547 19,457,011 50.66% 49.34% 17,217,128 43.66%
1975 38,560,698 19,542,562 19,018,136 50.68% 49.32% 16,692,926 43.29%
1974 37,719,456 19,123,764 18,595,692 50.7% 49.3% 16,192,962 42.93%
1973 36,907,620 18,719,545 18,188,075 50.72% 49.28% 15,707,883 42.56%
1972 36,113,501 18,327,602 17,785,899 50.75% 49.25% 15,239,897 42.2%
1971 35,322,499 17,933,233 17,389,266 50.77% 49.23% 14,778,934 41.84%
1970 34,524,205 17,534,844 16,989,361 50.79% 49.21% 14,320,640 41.48%
1969 33,713,238 17,133,068 16,580,170 50.82% 49.18% 13,862,883 41.12%
1968 32,891,717 16,722,149 16,169,568 50.84% 49.16% 13,406,664 40.76%
1967 32,066,123 16,308,830 15,757,293 50.86% 49.14% 12,954,714 40.4%
1966 31,246,968 15,895,333 15,351,635 50.87% 49.13% 12,511,286 40.04%
1965 30,442,154 15,492,012 14,950,142 50.89% 49.11% 12,082,491 39.69%
1964 29,653,768 15,090,803 14,562,965 50.89% 49.11% 11,662,827 39.33%
1963 28,880,044 14,697,054 14,182,990 50.89% 49.11% 11,257,441 38.98%
1962 28,120,692 14,310,620 13,810,072 50.89% 49.11% 10,860,211 38.62%
1961 27,374,449 13,930,857 13,443,592 50.89% 49.11% 10,476,202 38.27%
1960 26,640,881 13,554,880 13,086,001 50.88% 49.12% 10,086,238 37.86%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Egypt ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Egypt. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Egypt

# City Population 2022
1 Cairo 7,835,937
2 Alexandria 3,842,008
3 Giza 2,468,612
4 Port Said 546,938
5 Suez 495,105
6 Al Mahallah al Kubra 435,061
7 Luxor 427,941
8 Al Mansurah 427,086
9 Asyut 424,917
10 Tanta 410,367
11 Al Fayyum 308,905
12 Ismailia 289,313
13 Zagazig 287,520
14 Kafr ad Dawwar 269,509
15 Aswan 245,073
16 Qina 238,186
17 Halwan 232,530
18 Damanhur 230,656
19 Al Minya 229,876
20 Idku 213,922
21 Sohag 212,937
22 New Cairo 203,340
23 Bani Suwayf 192,487
24 Shibin al Kawm 189,028
25 Banha 168,399
26 Talkha 159,630
27 Kafr ash Shaykh 146,029
28 Mallawi 144,855
29 Dikirnis 139,330
30 Idfu 135,168
31 Bilbays 131,304
32 Arish 130,479
33 Girga 130,187
34 Al Hawamidiyah 107,856
35 Bilqas 104,756
36 Disuq 103,527
37 Abu Kabir 102,255
38 Qalyub 101,932
39 Akhmim 100,510
40 Al Matariyah 100,430
41 Hurghada 96,760
42 Zefta 93,714
43 Samalut 91,623
44 Tahta 91,488
45 Bush 87,396
46 Hawsh Isa 86,513
47 Munuf 84,638
48 Ashmun 83,489
49 Manfalut 79,594
50 Damietta 77,784
51 Kafr az Zayyat 74,403
52 Abu Tij 72,105
53 Isna 70,042
54 Abnub 69,361
55 Al Qusiyah 69,222
56 Al Jammaliyah 68,962
57 Dayrut 68,649
58 Tukh 68,586
59 Al Kharjah 68,519
60 Al Manzalah 68,195
61 Rosetta 65,326
62 Al Fashn 64,846
63 Awsim 64,507
64 Fuwwah 64,247
65 Faqus 63,487
66 Al Khankah 63,158
67 Mersa Matruh 62,557
68 Al Qurayn 62,329
69 Abu Qurqas 62,057
70 Al Minshah 61,782
71 Qus 61,018
72 Kawm Umbu 60,546
73 Faraskur 58,983
74 Bani Mazar 58,758
75 Shibin al Qanatir 57,792
76 Minyat an Nasr 57,708
77 Al Qanatir al Khayriyah 56,978
78 Basyun 56,028
79 Samannud 55,827
80 Shirbin 55,403
81 Dishna 54,744
82 Farshut 54,503
83 Diyarb Najm 52,489
84 At Tall al Kabir 52,178
85 Tala 52,147
86 Ibshaway 52,002
87 Al Balyana 49,201
88 Ash Shuhada 48,877
89 Sidi Salim 48,737
90 Juhaynah 48,562
91 Tamiyah 47,499
92 Al Hamul 46,380
93 Mashtul as Suq 46,215
94 Ain Sukhna 46,135
95 Matay 45,776
96 Itsa 45,704
97 Al Badari 44,692
98 Hihya 44,110
99 Al Qanayat 43,427
100 Quwaysina 43,169

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Nigeria 216,850,785 218/km2
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Tanzania 63,582,799 47.5/km2
South Africa 60,839,972 42/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Uganda 49,130,208 161.1/km2
Sudan 46,010,693 21/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Morocco 37,722,619 50.1/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Mozambique 33,099,311 28.9/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Niger 26,010,912 12.2/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2