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Population Egypt of 2022

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. Egypt is the most populous country in North Africa, the Middle East, and the Arab world & third-most populous in Africa (after Nigeria and Ethiopia), and the fourteenth-most populous in the world. 

As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Egypt in 2021 is 104,258,327 (104 million or 10.40 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Egypt Population 2022

Egypt has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.94 %. Its estimated population in 2022 is 106,156,692 (106 million)* equivalent to 1.31% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Egypt is 995,450 sq. km (384,350 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Egypt is 103 per Km2 (266 people per mi2).

Population of  Egypt in 2022 –  106 million or 10.60 Crore (Approx)
Egypt2022 Population
Total Population106,156,692 (106 million or 10.60 Crore)
Global Rank14th
Share of World Pop.1.31%
Land Area 995,450 sq. km (384,350 sq. mi)
Area Rank29
Pop. Density103 person/sq. km
Capital CityCairo
Egypt Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Egypt3.33
Infant mortality rate** in Egypt13.2
Median Age in Egypt 24.6 years
Life Expectancy in Egypt 72.54  years
Urban Population of Egypt43.0 %

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Egypt

  • Islam – 90.3%
  • Christianity – 9.6%
  • Other – 0.1%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Egypt by Population

#NameGovernoratePopulation
1Cairo*Cairo12,230,350
2AlexandriaAlexandria5,046,231
3Giza*Giza4,028,062
4Shubra El Kheima*Qalyubia3,072,951
5Port SaidPort Said1,607,353
6SuezSuez1,347,352
7El Mahalla El KubraGharbia838,297
8LuxorLuxor687,896
9MansouraDakahlia670,494
10TantaGharbia557,793
11AsyutAsyut453,202
12IsmailiaIsmailia422,411
13FaiyumFaiyum378,959
14ZagazigSharqia334,331
15DamiettaDamietta330,296
16AswanAswan281,891
17MinyaMinya273,767
18DamanhurBeheira272,017
19Beni SuefBeni Suef253,789
20HurghadaRed Sea253,124
21QenaQena230,392
22SohagSohag201,339
23Shibin El KomMonufia186,345
24BanhaQalyubia165,906
25ArishNorth Sinai164,830

Source: 2010 Census of Egypt