Reports of Nervousness, Depression, Food Insecurity, and Financial Insecurity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Reports of Nervousness, Depression, Food Insecurity, and Financial Insecurity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Understanding the extent of pandemic-related psychological and economic distress in LMICs can help inform the planning and provision of mental health and social support services.  This research brief presents trends in reported nervousness, depression, food insecurity, and financial insecurity in 21 Low and Middle Income Countries from June through September 2021.

Trends are based on a secondary analysis of data from the COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey, generated by the University of Maryland Social Data Science center in collaboration with Facebook’s Data for Good Initiative Analysis.

Source: Reports of Nervousness, Depression, Food Insecurity, and Financial Insecurity in Low and Middle-Income Countries