Data cited at: https://egypt.opendataforafrica.org/bluhqme
All the individuals which their ages range are from 15 years old (the minimum age of employment according to the Egyptian labor law) to less than 65 years old (the retirement age) whether they are actually taking part by their physical or mental efforts in an activity related to the production of commodities and the services. Starting from year 2008 data is for population 15 years old and more.
This survey was conducted for the first time in Egypt on November 1957, and continued periodically, until it is finally settled as a quarterly issued since 2007. Starting from January 2008 has been development the methodology that used to collect data to be more representative of the study reality during the research period, by dividing the sample for each governorate into (5) parts and fulfillment each part separately by periodicity at the middle of the month during three months (in the middle and end of the month).