A project of

CGIAR-GRISP-LOGO

Egypt

egypt


Basic Statistics


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Arable land (000 Ha)
2,499.00
2,433.00
2,413.00
2,422.00
2,582.00
2,683.00
2,694.00
2,687.00
2,725.00
2,725.00
2,735.00
2,725.00
2,723.00
2,707.00
2,691.00
2,596.00
2,499.00
2,395.00
2,304.00
2,286.00
2,307.00
2,305.00
2,264.74
2,275.26
2,305.00
2,318.00
2,288.00
2,310.00
2,296.00
2,284.00
2,267.00
2,615.28
2,847.00
2,846.00
2,817.00
2,710.46
2,778.92
2,793.62
2,994.00
2,801.00
2,861.00
2,936.00
2,906.00
2,965.00
2,563.00
2,605.00
2,564.00
2,642.00
2,884.00
2,873.00
2,808.00
2,829.00
2,738.00
Rice area (000 Ha)
226.00
349.00
403.00
404.00
356.00
355.00
452.00
507.00
502.00
480.00
477.63
481.41
418.82
442.34
442.21
453.03
436.65
434.97
438.89
408.37
401.68
430.76
423.00
413.71
388.60
423.40
412.94
351.60
413.27
435.91
462.46
511.00
539.07
579.18
588.54
590.45
651.21
517.83
655.21
659.22
563.02
650.29
633.57
645.67
613.30
670.47
704.05
745.09
575.47
459.52
593.18
620.28
597.10
629.60
Paddy yield (t/Ha)
5.05
5.84
5.51
5.04
5.03
4.73
5.04
5.11
5.10
5.42
5.30
5.21
5.43
5.07
5.48
5.08
5.20
5.40
5.72
5.83
5.57
5.67
5.77
5.41
5.95
5.77
5.83
6.06
6.48
7.27
7.46
7.65
7.72
7.91
8.14
8.29
8.42
8.64
8.88
9.10
9.28
9.39
9.75
9.84
9.99
10.07
9.77
9.73
9.59
9.42
9.57
9.53
9.59
9.53
Paddy Production (000 t)
1,142.00
2,038.00
2,219.00
2,036.00
1,789.00
1,678.00
2,278.00
2,591.00
2,561.00
2,604.00
2,533.69
2,507.00
2,275.00
2,241.69
2,423.45
2,300.03
2,272.31
2,351.00
2,511.00
2,382.10
2,236.36
2,440.51
2,442.00
2,236.44
2,311.30
2,445.00
2,406.00
2,132.00
2,679.00
3,167.42
3,447.81
3,909.71
4,160.76
4,583.01
4,788.10
4,895.39
5,480.01
4,474.11
5,816.96
6,000.49
5,226.70
6,105.46
6,176.27
6,352.37
6,125.30
6,755.00
6,876.83
7,253.37
5,520.48
4,329.50
5,675.03
5,911.09
5,724.11
6,000.00
Milled production (000 t)
761.71
1,359.35
1,480.07
1,358.01
1,193.26
1,119.23
1,519.43
1,728.20
1,708.19
1,736.87
1,689.97
1,672.17
1,517.42
1,495.21
1,616.44
1,534.12
1,515.63
1,568.12
1,674.84
1,588.86
1,491.65
1,627.82
1,628.81
1,491.70
1,541.64
1,630.82
1,604.80
1,422.04
1,786.89
2,112.67
2,299.69
2,607.77
2,775.23
3,056.87
3,193.66
3,265.22
3,655.17
2,984.23
3,879.91
4,002.33
3,486.21
4,072.34
4,119.57
4,237.03
4,085.58
4,505.58
4,586.85
4,838.00
3,682.16
2,887.78
3,785.24
Rice imports (000 t)
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.00
0.02
0.02
0.10
0.02
7.00
22.32
22.10
3.39
2.44
3.80
0.18
1.33
0.98
4.73
0.36
0.69
0.70
6.04
1.21
98.52
1.34
1.92
2.93
4.42
105.67
117.86
42.67
15.65
17.55
93.72
291.25
20.36
Rice exports (000 t)
254.10
143.50
380.30
526.70
330.40
346.69
434.93
569.92
772.23
654.46
514.60
456.44
297.80
136.26
104.31
211.04
223.00
145.14
94.88
98.07
93.02
22.91
19.00
65.89
14.77
36.04
99.97
71.35
32.80
75.34
150.95
187.47
144.12
245.88
156.78
327.83
202.59
428.92
306.97
392.99
656.19
464.38
585.74
836.48
1,111.50
982.76
1,223.32
306.83
648.70
599.74
39.97
146.87
335.77
Total rice consumption (000 t)
777.20
827.66
873.61
928.72
944.58
961.79
1,013.96
1,067.76
1,093.38
1,129.63
1,175.09
1,213.95
1,227.45
1,265.16
1,316.06
1,328.63
1,386.13
1,417.05
1,451.80
1,469.02
1,474.11
1,504.09
1,586.77
1,598.01
1,589.93
1,585.64
1,612.52
1,466.59
1,797.26
2,061.42
2,221.69
2,373.68
2,559.37
2,763.84
2,969.95
3,034.32
3,052.37
2,984.92
3,150.76
3,231.80
3,177.22
3,632.09
3,574.85
3,489.07
3,219.02
3,484.97
3,606.61
3,699.04
3,520.03
3,252.56
3,665.40
Fertilizer usage (NPK) (000 t)
96.95
98.22
114.43
125.79
130.76
107.29
104.21
119.49
127.66
136.84
136.16
153.65
148.54
158.33
186.25
191.45
217.39
242.66
262.24
290.24
306.85
343.04
347.55
349.85
374.62
435.38
441.04
433.46
409.50
419.86
424.97
335.51
347.08
296.29
399.86
427.05
388.19
419.22
393.95
449.74
457.31
432.53
627.75
557.60
672.88
492.12
521.79
696.59
502.83
605.06
600.47
569.54
636.39


Production



Imports and exports



Caloric intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources



Protein intake (%/day) from rice relative to other sources


General information

  • GNI per capita at PPP$, 2011: 6,120
  • Internal renewable water resources, 2011: 1.8 km3/year
  • Incoming water flow, 2011: 55.5 km3/year
  • Main food consumed, 2009: wheat, tomatoes, fruits, maize, milk, rice, sugarcane, potatoes, meat
  • Rice consumption, 2009: 38.6 kg milled rice per person per year

Production season

 

Planting

Harvesting

Main
May
Oct


Write-up taken from the IRRI's Rice Almanac (2013):


Egypt, a large nation of 1 million km2, mainly consisting of desert, is located in the northeastern corner of Africa. It has a fast-growing population, 82.5 million in 2011, almost all of whom live along the Nile River. The Nile’s waters are used extensively to irrigate crops such as rice, which is grown in the summer on about 600,000 ha, mainly in the northern delta. Arable land was 2.9% of the total area in 2009. A quarter of the workforce is involved in agriculture, which makes up 14% (2011) of GDP. 

Source: FAOSTAT database online and AQUASTAT database online, as of November 2012.




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