Arab Youth Survey 2021: Rising expenses the biggest fear of youngsters

October 14, 2021

Dubai: The rising cost of living is the biggest concern of Arab youth, greater than the COVID-19 crisis, the 13th Annual ASDA’A BCW Arab Youth Survey revealed on Tuesday.

Almost nine in 10 (89 per cent) of 3,400 youth in 17 countries covered by the survey in the region said they were apprehensive about living costs. Almost two in five (37 per cent) of young people struggle to pay their regular expenses in full.

Next in line of top concerns are the pandemic (88 per cent), education quality (87 per cent) and unemployment (84 per cent).

Report by Gulf News