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

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

Corporate author: NU Physical Description: 69 p. Editorial: NU Date: November 2022 ECLAC symbol: LC/TS.2022/138

Description

In 2021, 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 a second online survey. The aim was to assess how young people were living a year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and what were their concerns about the present and the future.

The survey was conducted between August and October 2021 among young people aged 15–29, with more than 46,000 respondents from 42 countries and territories in the region. The main findings of the survey are presented in this report.

Table of contents

Introduction .-- I. Description of sample .-- II. Survey results. A. Life during the pandemic. B. Education. C. Paid and unpaid work. D. Use of time and consumer practices. E. Health. F. Community, citizen participation and governance. G. Outlook for the future .-- III. Conclusion.