REUTERS/Costas BaltasCAIRO - 7 August 2022: The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced Sunday that the current number of international migrants residing in Egypt reached a total of 9 million migrants and refugees. In its latest assessment of migrant stocks in Egypt, IOM revealed that the current number of international migrants residing in Egypt was 9,012,582 equivalent migrants to 8.7% of the Egyptian population (103,655,989). These four nationalities constitute 80% of the international migrants currently residing in the country. It helps the Organization to plan its responses to the actual needs of the migrants residing in Egypt. IOM Egypt also collaborates with the Ministry of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates’ Affairs to create conditions for the Egyptian expatriates (estimated 10 - 14 million) to fully contribute to the sustainable development of Egypt.
Source: Egypt Today August 07, 2022 12:45 UTC