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Table 1 Number and average population of qism/markaz levels (1960–2006)

From: The spatial diffusion of fertility decline in Egypt (1950–2006)

  1960 1976 1986 1996 2006
Qism
 Number 85 102 121 140 172
 Average population 90,181 135,044 136,279 152,673 156,519
Markaz
 Number 116 131 158 162 162
 Average population 155,760 181,670 197,879 239,878 289,508
Total
 Number 201 233 279 302 334
 Average population 128,028 161,147 171,289 199,607 222,403
  1. Source: ©CEDEJ-CAPMAS/@Hala Bayoumi (dir.)- 2018