In EU Policy


Year: 2022
Published in: Ipsos European Public Affairs
Cited as: Ipsos European Public Affairs (2022). Flash Eurobarometer 513 Social entrepreneurship and youth – October 2022. European Union. Access it here:


46% of young people aged 15-30 in the EU would consider setting up their own business, only few have taken active steps to do so. Lack of capital or resources, financial risks and insufficient knowledge and entrepreneurship skills were found as the main barriers to young people becoming entrepreneurs. In addition, only one-third of young people were familiar with the concept of social entrepreneurship.