Minimum wage update in Egypt 2022

Minimum wage update in Egypt in 2022

Egypt is one of the major apparel sourcing destinations in African countries. As per the latest news update, the minimum wage of Egypt has been revised with effect from 01 January 2022. This minimum wage is applicable in the garment manufacturing sector as well.

Minimum wage update 2022:

The minimum wage has been increased from EGP2,000.00 to EGP2,400.00 per month.

This amount is equivalent to US$150 per month.

The amount is in Egyptian Pound (EGP).


The minimum wage is based on 8 hours per day - a five-day workweek Or a 6-day work week with 7 hours per day (a 42-hour working week is standard).

Historical minimum wages in Egypt

Minimum wage update 2021:

In 2000 and 2021 Minimum Wages in Egypt was 2000 EGP/Month


Minimum wage update 2019:

In 2018 and 2019 Minimum Wages in Egypt was 1200 EGP/Month
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