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Commissioned Research Projects

Through its collaborations with scholars around the world, ERTC has conducted both quantitative and qualitative data collection projects since its inception in 2000. The results of these surveys and experiments have yielded significant contributions to our knowledge of the values and attitudes of the Egyptian public. Previous projects among the Egyptian population include:


Quantitative Research Projects:

  • Voting of the Egyptian Public in the Parliamentary Election, 2015. This project surveyed a representative sample of 2000 adults.

  • ERTC has conducted at least one survey every year for the Gallup World Poll since 20052005-present. Each survey uses a nationally representative sample of 1000 individuals aged 15 years and over.

  • Media Use Study, 2015. This project surveyed a sample of 600 adults.

  • Internet Use Study, 2012, 2015. This project surveyed a representative sample of 1000 adults.

  • Broadcasting Board of Governors, USA (BBG) Media Survey, 2012, 2013, 2015. This survey was based on a representative sample of 2000 adults.

  • Perception Survey in the Middle East: A Multi-Country Study, 2008-2014. The Egyptian component of this project surveyed a representative sample of 1000 adults and was part of the “Need Program for Area Studies” commissioned by Hitotsubashi University in Japan.

  • Egyptian Public Attitudes towards Societal Issues, 2013. This survey was based on a nationally representative sample of 2,000 adults.

  • Egypt Political Survey, 2011-2013. This project surveyed a representative sample of 2000 adults.

  • The Egyptian Public’s Views on Issues Related to Levels of Confidence in the Electoral Process and the Needs for Public Information Campaigns, 2011-2012. This project was conducted during the elections of 2011 and 2012 in collaboration with the International Foundation of Electoral Systems (IFES).

  • Intercultural Trends among the People of the Euro-Mediterranean Region, 2012. This survey was based on a representative sample of 1000.

  • Cross-Cultural Study of Values and Value Changes: A Seven-Country Survey, 2011. The Egyptian component of this project surveyed a representative sample of 3000 adults.

  • Voters Integrity Survey, 2011. This project surveyed a representative sample of 850 adults.

  • Voters Intention Survey, 2010. This project surveyed a sample of 800 individuals.

  • Public Opinion Survey, 2007-2009. This project surveyed a representative sample of 1500 adults.

  • Parliamentary Elections Survey, 2008. This survey was based on a representative sample of 1300 adults.

  • Youth and Political Violence Survey in Egypt and Saudi Arabia, 2005. The survey in Egypt was based on a representative sample of 1500 youth aged 18-25.

  • Philanthropy for Social Justice in Muslim Countries, 2003-2004. This project surveyed a representative sample of 2000 adults and 1200 NGO personnel in the field of social services, in collaboration with the Center for Developmental Studies (CDS), Cairo, and funded by the Ford Foundation.

  • World Values Survey, Wave 4, 2001. This project surveyed a nationally representative sample of 3000 adults. The survey was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Mansoor Moaddel at Eastern Michigan University and funded by the National Science Foundation and the Ford Foundation.



Qualitative Research Projects:

  • Religious Beliefs, 2013.

  • Dynamics of Negotiation Strategies among Egyptian Males and Females: A Controlled Experiment, 2009-2013.

  • Cross-Cultural Examination of Core Values: A Controlled Experiment, 2009-2011.

  • A Study of Election Campaigns in 12 Districts, 2012. This qualitative study, using in-depth interviews.

  • The Evaluation of TV Commercials, 2005. ERTC conducted 18 focus groups in in Cairo, Ismaelia, and Menia.

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25.9 %
The illiteracy rate in 2013

12.9 %
Unemployment rate in 2014

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per 100000 live births
The birth rate in 2014

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marriage case per thousand
The marriage rate in 2014