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United Nations survey on Latin American and Caribbean youth within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

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United Nations survey on Latin American and Caribbean youth within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate author: NU Physical Description: 62 p. Editorial: NACIONES UNIDAS Date: June 2021 ECLAC symbol: LC/TS.2021/68

Description

In the context of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the entities of the United Nations system in Latin America and the Caribbean that are members of the Working Group on Youth of the Regional Collaborative Platform for Latin America and the Caribbean launched an online survey. The aim was to learn about how young people are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and their concerns regarding the present and the future.
The survey was conducted between May and June 2020 among young people aged 15–29, with more than 7,700 respondents from 39 countries and territories in the region. The main findings of the survey are presented in this report.

Table of contents

Introductrion .-- I. Survey technical data .-- II. Sample description .-- III. Information, contingency measures due to COVID-19, and access to food .-- IV. Employment, education, and connectivity .-- V. Health .-- VI. Household and time use .-- VII. Community and gender .-- VIII. Participation .-- IX. Prospective .-- X. Conclusions and main findings.