DEMOGRAPHICS
Arrivals

Refugee, Asylum seeker, and Stateless people make up 5% of the Egyptian population

*Data sources: UNHCR: Egypt

1,314
People resettled from Egypt in 2020*
991
People resettled from Egypt in 2021

*Less that 1/2 of 1% of the total population.

Data Source: UNHCR FY 2020 data

**Data source UNHCR FY 2021 data

DIVERSITY CONTRIBUTION

Data used: UNHCR

In addition, there are also 70,000 Palestinians UNHCR 2021 Report on Egypt

Language Spoken
  • Amharic
  • Arabic (dialects)
  • Dinka
  • French
  • Fur
  • Masalit
  • Oromo
  • Somali
  • Tigray
  • Tigrinya
  • Zaghawa

*At least 250,000 of Egypt's 335,000 reported by UNHCR would be considered Arabic speakers.

ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION
48%
Target population earning consistent minimum wage
SOCIO-FAMILIAL CONTRIBUTION
Unaccompanied Children Hosted by State
63,643
School-aged Children
"Even though our journey was so hard, I brought my Koran and my prayer rug with me. I carried them on my back."

May 4, 2022

For those who are displaced in Egypt, inflation and long-term limbo impact the realities of life and livelihood.

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