Thinking about the job situation in the city or area where you live today, would you say that it is now a good time or a bad time to find a job?
Line graph. Afghans' views on whether it is now a good time or a bad time to find a job in the city or area where they live, 2008-2022 trend. Currently, 92% of Afghans say now is a bad time to find a job, with 6% saying it's a good time. The "bad time" trend has steadily increased from a low of 41% saying this and 50% saying "good time" in 2009 to 72% saying "bad time" in 2015 (18% "good time"). After a slight decline in 2016, in 2017, 71% said "bad time," and that has risen steadily to the current record high of 92%.