Demography

Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, Statistical Yearbook 2019 - Population, 2019
Demography

Conducting official censuses started in Egypt in the year 1882 in which population number was 6.7 million people. The decennial censuses were applied since 1897 census till 1960 census. In 1966, the first Population and Housing Census based on sampling, was conducted. It was followed by 1976, 1986, 1996 censuses using  comprehensive enumeration system. then, the 13th census of 2006 was conducted, its final results were issued in May 2008. CAPMAS has prepared, processed and implemented the 14th Census of 2017. Also, The 2017 census plan included the implementation of several Pre-tests, that leads to transformation to electronic census Using tablets, digital maps and spatial number for the rapid extracting  results and achieving comprehensiveness and accuracy at stat  level. 


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