The U.S. Pew Research Center said that the actual population of Copts in Egypt is 4.3 million, including 140,000 Catholics and 250,000 Protestants. [Mustafá Rahūmah and Māhir Hindāwī, al-Watan, May 28, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
I. Introduction In 2007, Rā’id al-Sharqāwī, a retired Egyptian coast guard intelligence officer, provided former intern Maria Rezzonico figures on the number of Copts in Egypt by governorate. These numbers were never published and so, in December of 2011, Ra’ed was interviewed once more to compile...
Under the title Documented, Accurate Figure – Census of Copts is 18.565.484 million, Mājid 'Attīyah writes in a column in Watanī newspaper of January 15 that Dr. Tharwat Basīlī has said he has a documented, accurate figure of the Coptic population in Egypt and that he challenges anyone who would...
Copts are making about 5% of an Egyptian population of 81 million, which is growing by 4500 souls daily, said Abū Bakr al-Jindī, the president of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS works in accordance with the rules of the global statistics community and...
In this interview with General Abu Bakr al-Saddīq al-Jindī , the head of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), he explains that the Maspero events were shocking to all parties involved: the Supreme Military Council, the government and the Egyptian people. He commented...
Dr. Fatmah Sayīd Ahmad began the interview with Major General Abū Bakr al-Jindī, President of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), by asking that all the statistics that were prohibited former regime, related to the census of Christians and Nubians in Egypt, be made...
The number of divorces in Egypt is on the rise according to a Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) study reported in the Egyptian opposition daily Al Wafd. While there were 67,000 divorce cases filed in 1990, by 1997 that number had jumped to 71,000. Last year the number...
The discussion on the opinion poll conducted by the Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies continued. Ezz eddin described as "dynamite" questions relating to religion and the relationship between Muslims and Copts.
Bishop Bisantī confessed that the church took a census of the number of Copts in Egypt, which revealed that their numbers exceed 15 million.
The author questions what sources Bishop Bisantī relied on when he revealed the results of a census taken to determine the number of Copts in Egypt, especially since the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics denied authorizing any census of the number of Christians in Egypt.
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