Monday, September 24, 2018
Demographic changes in South and South-east Asia.
Young people will dominate the demographics of South Asia and South-east Asia for decades to come. Yet in these regions, high-school enrolment is below 50%, large sections of the population still do not use the internet, and diseases particularly damaging for young people are endemic. These trends are unlikely to shift soon, making it harder for governments to absorb young workers into labour markets.