Young adults are among the hardest hit by the pandemic, with many having lost jobs, missed school, and been unable to meet friends and family during lockdowns. They will also carry the long-term economic burden of COVID-19 for years to come.

This highly informative piece showcases important facts and figures around COVID-19’s impact on young people. It covers:

  • The financial impact of the pandemic: OECD data shows people aged 15-24 were most affected by unemployment at the start of the crisis.
  • Career and education figures: 73% of 14-to-18-year olds expressed concerns about the pandemic’s impact on their future careers.
  • Mental wellbeing: survey data showed 18-24-year-olds experienced the highest proportion of negative feelings during lockdowns.
  • Tips and advice to help with the long-term challenges faced by young adults and other useful links.

You can read the full version here