Egypt’s unemployment rate rises due to coronavirus

Egypt’s unemployment rate rises due to coronavirus
The rate had stood at 7.7 percent in the January to March quarter. (File/AFP)
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Updated 17 August 2020

Egypt’s unemployment rate rises due to coronavirus

Egypt’s unemployment rate rises due to coronavirus
  • Egypt’s unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent in the second quarter of 2020

CAIRO: Egypt’s unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent in the second quarter of 2020 compared with 7.5 percent a year earlier, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the statistics agency CAPMAS said on Monday.
The rate had stood at 7.7 percent in the January to March quarter.