Interesting Facts

ENCC Factsheet 2016

• Egypt is the largest wheat importer in the world.

• Egypt ranks 107th out of 144 countries on the GCI (global competitiveness index). (GCI)

• Egypt ranks 27th out of 195 countries in Internet users. (The World Fact Book)

• Egypt ranks 80th out of 111 countries in quality of life index. (Economic Intelligence Unit)

• Egypt ranks 3rd out of 178 countries in annual traffic related deaths.  Eritrea and Cook Islands are the only nations with more. (World Health Organization)

• At the height of tourism in 2010, Egypt brought in 13.5 million tourists.  In 2012 that number was 10.6 million. (Moustafa Bassiouny, Signet Institute)