Youth Employment in the African Private Sector

While Africa’s economic growth is strong, there is an urgent need to maximize sustainable growth through utilizing one of its greatest assets; its youth.

Africa’s youth population is rapidly growing and is expected to reach 830 million by 2050.

A strong private sector is required to satisfy the large and growing demand of Africa’s youth population.

This survey captures youth’s perspectives and aims to understand their needs in order to shape the private sector of the future and equip youth for the ever-changing job market.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

MORE THAN 2,600 YOUTH AGED 16–35 PARTICIPATED IN THIS SURVEY. HERE ARE EXCERPTS OF THE FINDINGS IN THE REPORT

 

 

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