Young People in West and Central Africa: Health, Demographic, Education and Socioeconomic Indicators

Human Development

  • July 2017
  • Technical Reports

This report synthesizes essential evidence consolidated from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and other data sources on key socioeconomic, educational, health, and demographic situations of young people in the WCA sub-region as part of the current drive towards the sub-region’s first demographic dividend (DD). It also identifies critical evidence gaps as well as opportunities and prospects for addressing them.



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Frederick Murunga Wekesah

Frederick Murunga Wekesah is an epidemiologist and a researcher. He…

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