The Arab region recorded the highest level of unemployment around the world, for the year 2021, according to a report by (ESCWA) and the Regional Office for Arab States of the Organization of Labor The report showed that training systems and educational curricula are not in line with the needs of the labor market.
This leads to a large mismatch in skills, and that there are many sectors that were particularly affected after the Corona pandemic in the Arab region, such as
people are at risk of layoffs or cuts in wages or working hours. According to many statistics published the number of the unemployed is expected to reach about 80 million unemployed people in 2025.
The financial collapse in Lebanon accelerated during the first
half of 2021, that slowly started in 2019 (according to
experts), which led to a complete economic collapse.
Its effects appeared clearly with the closures of
commercial, industrial and touristic institutions, and random layoffs.
People earning less than the minimum in the West Bank increased slightly between the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2021 from about 7% to 8%, (the number maintained at the same level approximately 18 thousand, and the percentage increased in the Gaza Strip From 79% to about 80% (the number decreased from 85 thousand to 82 thousand) during the same period.
Hyperinflation has increased the cost of food and fuel by 150 and 200 percent, respectively; This, coupled with high unemployment rates, has made survival extremely difficult for most Yemenis. With more than half of the population living on less than $1.90 a day, about 80 percent of them require humanitarian assistance and protection.
In 2019, more than people in Syria were in need of at least one form of humanitarian assistance, and people were in desperate need. Children represent about 42 percent (5 million) of the people in need.
The State of Children and Youth Education in the Middle East
children in the middle east
are out of school
or went out of service due to conflict circumstances