The top 10 things Africans most worry about

What do Africans worry about the most?


According to the latest report by Afrobarometer, a pan-African, non-partisan research network that publishes surveys on governance on the continent, the answer is overwhelmingly unemployment.

The data comes from over 47,000 face-to-face interviews conducted in 32 African countries about the biggest concerns and priorities, and job security was mentioned in 37% of them.

Researchers also noticed that the better off people were, the more they considered joblessness a pressing national issue.

“Wealthy people are much more likely than poor people to see unemployment as their country’s number one problem — about twice as likely as the very poorest,” says Brian Howard, Afrobarometer’s publications’ manager.

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