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Namibia youth unemployment rises 2.7 percent

Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 28, 2019
Namibia's youth unemployment rate for 15-34 year old bracket has risen 2.7 percent from 43.4 percent in 2016 to 46.1 percent last year, the 2018 labour force survey results released Thursday showed.
Alex Shimuafeni
Africa   Statistician General Alex Shimuafeni
Speaking at the event of the release of the survey, Statistician General Alex Shimuafeni said the country still had a lot to do to reduce unemployment especially among the youths.

"Unless we do something serious, the trend will continue to go up," he said.