Young people are better in China, than Spain, Italy and Greece

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Youthonomics founder Felix Marquardt interviewed on BBC World's show and said that the surprising discrepancy between the countries is mainly because wealth is not the only point to measure the quality of life for young people. (Pic: Demonstration by students against police violence in 2008 in Athens, after the shooting of a teenager by police)

Even though a so called developing country (according to the World Bank), China is friendlier to the young people compared with the developed EU countries.


Young people under 25, have a better life in China compared with Spain, Italy and Greece, according to a Youthonomics index published a week ago.

The Youthonomics index uses 59 indicators to measure the life quality for young people in 64 countries, worldwide. The indicators include data on youth unemployment, quality and cost of education, housing affordability, health cost, access to technology and many more.

Yesterday, Youthonomics founder Felix Marquardt interviewed on BBC World's show...


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