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Wheat Data
Indicator (Source) Value Year
Total Land (FAO) 995,450 km2 2012
Arable Land (FAO) 2,800,000 ha 2012
Wheat area (FAO) 1,425,060 ha 2014
Wheat area (USDA) 1,260,000 ha 2015
Wheat yield (FAO) t/ha 2014
Wheat yield (USDA) 6 t/ha 2015
Wheat production (FAO) 9,279,804 t 2014
Wheat production (USDA) 8,100,000 t 2015
Wheat total domestic consumption (USDA) 19,600,000 t 2015
Wheat domestic supply (FAO) 18,064,447 t 2011
Wheat imports (FAO) 11,428,300 t 2012
Wheat imports (USDA) 11,500,000 t 2015
Wheat exports (FAO) 539 t 2012
Wheat exports (USDA) 350,000 t 2015
Wheat seed production (FAO) 245,880 t 2013
Wheat Data
Indicator (Source) Value Year
Food supply - TOTAL
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
3,557 2011
Food supply - CEREALS
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
2,217 2011
Percentage of total daily calories
from cereals (FAO)
62 % 2011
Food supply - WHEAT
kcal/capita/year (FAO)
1,169 2011
Percentage of total daily calories
from wheat (FAO)
33 % 2011
Total supply wheat (USDA) 23,852,000 t 2015
Beginning stocks (USDA) 4,252,000 t 2015
Ending stocks (USDA) 3,902,000 t 2015
Feed domestic consumption (USDA) 1,800,000 t 2015
Food, seed & industrial consumption (USDA) 17,800,000 t 2015
Demographic Data
Indicator - year (Source) Year Value %
Total population - (FAO) 2023 94,668,000 100%
Total population projection - (FAO) 2020 91,062,000 96%
Total population projection - (FAO) 2050 121,798,000 128%
Urban population - (FAO) 2023 44,053,000 100%
Urban population projection - (FAO) 2020 41,439,000 94%
Urban population projection - (FAO) 2050 73,048,000 165%
Rural Population - (FAO) 2023 50,615,000 100%
Rural Population projection - (FAO) 2020 49,623,000 98%
Rural Population projection - (FAO) 2050 48,750,000 96%
Agricultural population - (FAO) 2020 5,877,000 100%
Agricultural population projection - (FAO) 2020 5,877,000 100 %
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Human Development Index (UNDP) 2011 0.644
Literacy rate, adult total (WB)
(percentage of people ages 15 and above)
EGY 2,013
Life expectancy at birth, total (WB)
(years)
EGY 2,013
Demographic Data
Indicator - year (Source) Value Year
Population bellow US$ 1.25 - EGY (WB) 2013 %
Multidimensional Poverty Index (UNDP) 0.024 2008
Unemployment total (WB)
(percentage)
2,013 EGY
GDP per capita (WB) (US$) 2,013 EGY
GDP growth annual (WB) (percentage) 2,013 EGY
Agriculture, value added (WB)
(percentage of GDP)
2,013 EGY
Fertilizer consumption (WB)
(% of fertilizer production)
2,013 EGY
Fertilizer consumption (WB)
(kilograms per hectare of arable land)
2,013 EGY
Nº of tractors
per 100 sq. km of arable land (WB)
2,013 EGY
Mobile cellular subscriptions
per 100 people (WB)
2,013 EGY
Internet users per 100 people (WB)

External Links

FAO Country Brief http://www.fao.org/countryprofiles/index/en/?iso3=EGY
World Bank - country brief http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/egypt
Index Mundi - country brief http://www.indexmundi.com/egypt/

Source

FAO: Last update on August 15, 2015.
USDA: Last update on August 15, 2015.
UNDP: Last update on February 22, 2013.
WB: Instant updates via API.