DHL study reveals youth in Indonesia are growing anxious about finding employment

  • More than 90% of youth surveyed believed that they have the requisite skills needed to enter the working world but almost 90% of them are “anxious” about their ability to secure a job upon completing their education
  • Similar to their peers in the region, most felt that Covid-19 is affecting the job-seeking process but remain optimistic

JAKARTA, INDONESIA – Media OutReach – 15 July 2021 – To mark the United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day this year, Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group), the world’s leading logistics provider has published key findings from an inaugural study on youth employability in Asia. The three-week online study saw close to 950 responses from young people above 15 years of age in the region, including nearly 200 from Indonesia. Young people from across six other countries – Cambodia, India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam made up the rest of the respondents. This Indonesia study was done as part of DPDHL Group’s GoTeach program with the support of its partner SOS Children’s Villages.