the phenomenon of poverty has received great interest on the various international, regional and local levels. Although the researchers haveconcerned with this issue they differed in the interpretation of the issue of poverty, they have all agreed that the meaning of poverty cannot be analyzed in light of the basic, biological and physical needs, and that it must be analyzed in the light of some of the non-physical limitations (the culture of poverty).
This research focuses on the issue of poverty in the Urban Egypt in order to study the deteriorating conditions of the poor in the urban societies, especially in the informal sector which can be seen as a main deposition of the poor and immigrants from different villages—both representing the workers working in the unnamed and un identified occupations. These sectors represent specific groups in Egypt, within the informal sector (27%) of the total labor force (15-65 years) in urban areas. Some available had provided us with some information about the structure of employment in the marginal sector in Egyptian cities, it is found that the most important of these groups are the vendors, and the Barnstormers in the markets, which represent approximately (45%) of the total employment in the services of marginal sector.