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Results of an opinion poll conducted by the Center regarding “Refugee conditions in Egypt”

The National Center for Middle East Studies conducted a face-to-face survey on citizens’ opinions regarding the conditions of refugees in Egypt. It was conducted between January 25 and February 8, 2024, on a proportional stratified random probability sample representative of Egyptian society, consisting of 1,000 individuals, distributed among urban and rural areas in 6 governorates.

The most prominent results of the survey were as follows:

  1. 47.2% of the public agreed to host refugees from other countries in Egypt, while 38% disagreed with that.
  2. The sense of brotherhood is the main motive in the public’s acceptance of hosting refugees in Egypt at a rate of (71.4%).
  3. The primary motivation among the majority of the public who refuse to host refugees is due to the pressure they currently represent on the Egyptian economy (61.05%), followed by the increase in unemployment rates among Egyptians (34.21%).
  4. 50.1% of the public believes that refugees do not suffer from mistreatment in Egypt.
  5. 49.9% of the public believes that the state is dealing with the refugee issue appropriately.
  6. 35.7% of the public stressed the need to stop the entry of new refugees until the conditions of the current refugees residing in Egypt are reconciled, followed by the necessity of diplomatic intervention to resolve the crisis in the refugee countries so that they can return to them (33%), then came the necessity of accelerating procedures to reconcile the conditions of refugees by (27.2%).
  7. 59.5% of the public believe that the presence of refugees in Egypt benefits the Egyptian economy and (86.9%) of the public believe that the presence of only Syrians in Egypt benefits the Egyptian economy.
  8. 38.2% of the public has ever heard of the term “Afrocentric”.
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