Egyptian migrants in Libya Facts and Figures, 24 March 2011 - (English & Arabic versions)

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 24 Mar 2011
The estimated 330,000 to 1.5 million Egyptians in Libya remit up to 33 million USD every year. It is estimated that 147,800 Egyptian migrants returned from Libya via Tunisia and Sallum in February and March 2011. The implications for the Egyptian economy of the current crisis in Libya are significant. Egyptians working in Libya come predominantly from rural areas and Lower Egypt and the majority of them have completed only basic education.
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