CAPMAS reveals number of Egyptians abroad, migration and marriage of Egyptians from foreigners

Published: 19/Jun/2019
Source: Egypt Today

CAIRO – 19 June 2019: The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) revealed a report Tuesday showing that the number of Egyptians abroad reached 10.247 million, according to the Foreign Ministry estimates in 2017.

The report noted that the total number of Egyptians in Arab countries reached 6.985 million Egyptians, marking 68.2 percent.The number of Egyptians who acquired an immigrant status reached 348 in 2017, according to the report.

For the foreign nationalities granted to Egyptians, the report showed that the number of Egyptians who acquired foreign nationality during the period 2013-2017 reached to 2331 Egyptian.

Meanwhile, the number of foreigners who acquired the Egyptian nationality decreased by 75.1 percent from 2013 to 2017. The study pointed out that the sons of Egyptian mothers and foreign women married to Egyptian men are among the main reasons for obtaining the Egyptian nationality.

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Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Egypt
Year: 2019