Author:International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG)
Economic Growth, Child-oriented policies, Poverty and Inequality, Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: "With over 91 million inhabitants, Egypt is the most populous country in the MENA region. Two fifths of the population are younger than 18, and 12 million of those are under the age of 5. Egypt has been experiencing accelerated population growth in recent years due to rising fertility rates. It is considered to have a medium level of human development, and is ranked 111th out of 188 countries. Many households are experiencing food insecurity due to increased inflation. Youth unemployment remains high (32 per cent, compared to 13 per cent among the total adult population), affecting young women in particular (38 per cent, as in 2015)". (...)

keywords: Non-contributory, social protection, child, equity, lens, Egypt
Date Publication: 06/07/2018 - 08:00
Type/Issue: One Pager / 386
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English