Namibia: Ad773 – Namibian Youth Demand That Government Make Job Creation a Top Priority

Young citizens are more educated than their elders, but also more unemployed.

Key findings

  • Unemployment ranks at the top among problems that Namibian youth (aged 18-35 years) want their government to address, followed by water supply and corruption.
  • Namibian youth have more education than their elders. Nearly eight in 10 youth (79%) have secondary or post-secondary schooling, compared to 67% in the 36-55 age group and 43% in the over-55 age group.
  • But they are also more likely to be unemployed:…


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