Youth Unemployment in the MENA

Data visualization, Infographic

Youth Unemployment in the MENA

7.4M youth across the Middle East and North Africa are unable to find a job. With the highest unemployment rate in the world, this is a generation ON THE BRINK. To show the staggering amount of unemployed young people in MENA, we collaborated with the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation to create a visual that compares this large demographic of young people across the Arab world to the total population of 12 EU cities.

“The Long Run” is an infographic that comes as the result of a collaboration between Silatech and Visualizing Impact. With the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, over 7 million young Arabs must wait longer to gain independence

In Collaboration with: Ahmad Barclay (Information architect), Conor McNally (Designer and photographer), Livia Bergmeijer (Researcher),


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