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Egypt
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. Human rights
11. History
12. Cities and Towns
13. Meaning of the name



























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Index / Economy /
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Figures


GDP
Per capita $5,800
Net $445 billion
Annual growth 7.2% (2008)
By sector Agriculture 13%
Industry 39%
Services 48%
Annual inflation rate 18% (2008)
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 87%
Net US$385 billion
Trade
Balance -48%
Exports US$30 billion
Main products Crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals
Main partners Italy 9%; USA 7%; India 6%; Spain 6%; Syria 5%; Saudi Arabia 5%; Japan 5%, Germany 5%
Imports US$57 billion
Main products Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
Main partners USA 10%; China 10%; Italy 7%; Germany 7%; Saudi Arabia 5%
Work life
Official unemployment 9% (2008)
Work force Agriculture 32%
Industry 17%
Services 51%
Population below poverty line 20% (2005)





By Tore Kjeilen