Youth unemployment in Nigeria is a skills mismatch problem – corporations can’t find suitable workers in the midst of a large pool of unemployed workers.
The emergence of variants of concern with increased potential for transmission and more severe disease in the younger population could make Africa more susceptible to a severe COVID-19 epidemic.
Jeanne Calment of France died in 1997 at the age of 122 years and 164 days. That record will be broken this century, statistical models suggest.
A lot would need to go right for reality to turn out as good as the projections in the Treasurer’s intergenerational report.
Immigration has historically offset America’s low fertility rate, but the recent dramatic drop in immigration threatens that trend.
Ethiopian history shows that the demands of its young people can’t go unaddressed for long.
The Nigerian government must design more interventions to improve education, employment opportunities and the economy in order to control the country’s population growth.
Kenya faces the dilemma of an ageing workforce. The problem can be addressed by developing a strategic workforce plan for employees.
Many governments, including the US, already collect and make public population statistics that could help them prepare for the next pandemic.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is reducing life expectancy, decreasing birth rates and slowing down immigration. These changes may produce concerning trends in populations globally.
US suburbs are rapidly diversifying, but students of color often face academic and social hurdles in suburban schools.
In Nigeria, the unmarried, the unemployed, the less educated and those from the northern parts of the country were most susceptible to psychological challenges associated with COVID-19 lockdown.
The ‘exodus’ from capital cities amounts to 0.06% of their populations – similar to recent years – and people are still moving to the cities. What’s missing is growth driven by international migrants.
Labour migrants from other provinces into Gauteng and the Western Cape are more likely to be employed than the two provinces’ permanent residents.
Fertility is higher in Northern Europe than in Southern Europe. To understand, let’s take a look at family policies, equality between women and men and the economic context.
People who now cannot afford to live in city centres due to rent hikes, as well as new immigrants, have been moving to the suburbs.
Suburbs are more racially and economically diverse than ever, making them key battlegrounds for the election.
So far, Trump and Biden are spending money on Facebook and Instagram at roughly the same rate as Trump and Hillary Clinton did during 2016.
Americans 65 and older are living longer. The change toward longer old age in the U.S. will have profound effects on health care needs, families and what it means to be old.
Getting the real answers on health gaps requires a deep dive into the demographics.