Egypt's unemployment rate drops to 11.8 pct in 2017: report
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CAIRO, April 16 (Xinhua) -- The Egyptian authorities said on Monday that the country's unemployment rate fell to 11.8 percent in 2017 from 12.5 percent a year ago, official al-Ahram online website reported.
The unemployment stood at 14.5 percent in urban areas in 2017, versus 9.8 percent in rural areas, according to a report by Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).
"Unemployment among males recorded 8.2 percent in 2017, down from 8.9 percent in 2016," the report ...