After overthrowing the dictator Hosni Mubarak in 2011, the hopeful Egyptian people held their first democratic elections — eventually leading to Muslim Brotherhood-backed Mohammed Morsi becoming president.
Much of the reason for his historic unpopularity has been Morsi's inability to improve the economy. GDP growth has remained at a disappointing two percent and most other indices are going the wrong way — unemployment has risen, as has debt, while foreign reserves have collapsed. Meanwhile the government has been negotiating an International Monetary Fund loan — which could provide the country with much needed boost — for over a year.
Click here or on the graph below for the interactive guide to Morsi's economic record.