Egypt unemployment dropped to 7.3% in July to September

Egypt unemployment dropped to 7.3% in July to September
Unemployment had risen to 9.6% in April-June this year due. (File/AFP)
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Updated 15 November 2020

Egypt unemployment dropped to 7.3% in July to September

Egypt unemployment dropped to 7.3% in July to September
  • The coronavirus has had an impact on the unemployment rate in Egypt

CAIRO: Egypt’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.3% in July-September, down 0.5% from the same period in 2019, state statistics agency CAPMAS said on Sunday.
Unemployment had risen to 9.6% in April-June this year due to the economic impact of the coronavirus, CAPMAS said.