Youth employment

Even in the best of times, young people faced a tough situation in the labour market. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic they were around three times more likely to be unemployed than adults. The crisis now threatens to exacerbate existing inequalities within and between countries.
  1. Briefing note

    Update on the youth labour market impact of the COVID-19 crisis

    The COVID-19 crisis has severely affected labour markets around the world, hurting young people more than other age groups. The share of young people not in employment, education or training (the NEET rate) has risen in many countries and has not yet returned to pre-crisis levels in most cases.

Latest publications

  1. Publication

    Youth employment in times of COVID

    21 October 2021

  2. Publication

    Nigerian Youth Employment Action Plan 2021-2024

    14 September 2021