This study reports the findings from the Global Survey on Youth and COVID-19 conducted by partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth between April and May 2020. This was at the time when the COVID-19 pandemic had rapidly translated into an economic crisis.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Schemes for youth and women, 02/03/2020.

Between 2015 and 2050, Africa’s youth will almost double, from 230 to 452 million. The fastest growing African economies have not created enough jobs for youth. In 2015, 60% of Africans were under 25 years old. In 2016, the average age of African presidents is 66, while the average median age of the continent’s population is 20.