The Egyptian economy is one of the Middle East's most versatile economies, which the sectors of agriculture, industry, tourism and services engaged in comparable proportions in its basic configuration. The average number of the work force in Egypt is about 26 million, according to 2010 estimates. They are distributed on the service sector (51%), agriculture sector (32%) and the industrial sector (17%).

The Egyptian economy depends basically on agriculture, Suez Canal revenues, tourism, taxation, cultural and media production, petroleum exports and remittances of more than three million Egyptians abroad, mostly in the Gulf States, the United States, Europe and Australia.
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