TASK :1<br />Research Question: What are the effects of unemployment youths in my community of Greiggs?<br />Task: 2Reason for choosing the topic: The reason this topic was selected is because youths in Greiggs is that a lot of youths is hanging out on the block and getting into trouble, getting into fight and smoking.<br />Task: 3<br />Method of Investigation use is a questionnaire<br />The method of investigation used for this project was in the form of a questionnaire. The questionnaire was use because a lot of information can be collected in a short period of time, it also facilitate easy data analysis, through the use of structured questions. There were twenty five questionnaires that was distributed on the 15th November and collected on the 26th November.<br />TASK :4<br />Design of the instrument<br />Greiggs Village,<br />Greiggs P.O,St. Vincent W.I<br />12th November 2010<br /> <br />Dear Respondents,<br /> My name is Leroy Walker. I am a fifth form student of the North Union Secondary School (NUSS). The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Social Studies syllabus requires that students complete a School Based Assessment (S.B.A). The topic for my S.B.A is: “What are the effects of unemployment youths in my community of Greiggs?” I am soliciting your assistance towards the completion of my S.B.A. Please complete the following questionnaire. You are advised to answer the following question honestly and truthfully. All information gathered would be kept in confidence. I am looking forward for your kind cooperation.<br />Thanking you.<br />Yours sincerely,<br />________________<br />Leroy Walker <br />What are the effects of unemployment youths in my community of Greiggs<br />INSTRUCTIONS: Read each of the following questions, and Tick in the boxes to select your answer<br />Gender: Male Female <br /> Age: under 18 18-30 30 and over<br />1. What level of education you have obtained?<br /> Primary<br /> Secondary<br /> Tertiary<br />2. How many subjects have you obtained?<br /><ul><li>Five subjects including Mathematics
No subjects</li></ul>3. Have you ever worked before?<br /> Yes No <br />4. How long have you been without a job?<br /> 1 year and under<br /> 2 - 4 years<br /> 5 years and more<br />5. Which of the following reasons mainly contributes to you being unemployed?<br />Lack of education<br />Lack of experience<br /> Applying for jobs without no vacancies available<br /> Awaiting results from exams<br /> Looking for a specific job<br />6. How do you meet your basic needs?<br /> Family and loved ones<br /> Illegal activities<br /> Friends<br />Other_______________________________________<br /> (Please specify)<br />7. Are you bothered without a job?<br /> Yes No <br />8. Does your unemployment cause quarrel in the home?<br />Yes No <br />9. Have you ever been arrested for unlawful offence?<br />Yes No <br />10. Do you have any child or children?<br /> Yes No <br />11. What do you do in your spare time?<br /> Hang out on the block with friends<br /> Getting into trouble<br /> Stay at home<br />Other__________________________________<br /> (Please specify)<br />12. Are you looking forward to finding a job?<br /> Yes No <br />13. Do you feel the government or private sector is doing enough to fight the <br /> Unemployment issue?<br /> Yes No <br />14. Would you migrate if you get a job opportunity overseas?<br /> Yes No <br />Task: 5<br />Collection date procedure<br /> Together information for this project the researcher constructed a questionnaire which consists of 14 items which were distributed to twenty five youths in Greiggs. The sample was selected using the simple random sampling by placing the names of sixty names of youths in my community in a bag. The bag was shaken and the first twenty five names selected were given a questionnaire to complete. The questionnaire were distributed on the 15th November and collected on the 26th November. Of these respondents sixty percent were male and forty percent were female.<br />TASK :6<br />Presentation of Data: Data is presented in my project by using a pie chart, a histogram and a bar graph. <br />Question 1: what level of education you have obtain?<br />Figurer one<br />Question 5: Which of the following reasons mainly contributes to you being unemployed?<br />Figurer two<br />Question 6: How do you meet your basic needs?<br />Figurer three<br />TASK :7<br />Explanation of data<br />Figurer one is a pie chart showing the response of the person as to the levels of education they achieved. From the three levels of education it was seen that majority of the respondents obtained a secondary education follow by tertiary education and the minority attained a primary education.<br />Figurer two is a histogram illustrating why youths in Greiggs are unemployed. From the histograms a plurality of youths were looking of a specific job and the minority were awaiting results from exams.<br />Figurer three is a bar chart illustrating how the basic needs of youths in Greiggs are met due to their unemployment. It was noticed that a great majority of person meet their basic needs via family and loved ones, eighty percent to them to be precise. Five percent of person continue to exist by means of their friends and a reduced amount of five percent survive by doing illegal activates and ten percent were others.<br />TASK :8<br />Analysis and Interpretation of data<br /> From this it can be said that most of the respondents chosen by using the random sampling method where youths with the age group of eighteen through twenty years of age.<br /> The first on the questionnaire asked the respondents what level of education they have obtained. A vast number of the participants attained a secondary education forty five percent, following by a primary education thirty five percent and the minority attaining a tertiary education twenty percent. From the information mentioned above it can be said that majority of the youths in Greiggs are not well educated.<br /> The second questionnaire asked the respondents how many subjects they have obtained. A great majority of the participants did not obtain a subject thirty five percent. Thirty percent gained under five subjects without mathematics and English. Fifteen percent gained five subjects including mathematics and English. Ten percent gained five subject including mathematics alone. From this it can be said that most youths are unemployed mainly because they do not have the educational qualifications or in other words they tack they compulsory subjects.<br /> Question three asked the respondents have they ever work before. The ratio of yes and no is 18:7. From this analysis it can be cant that the youths of Greiggs had word before.<br /> Of the 25 percent chosen by the sampling method 18 of them have had working experience prior to the collection of the questionnaires. The remaining 7 persons have never had any working experience or held any job posts.<br /> According to question ten, sixty percent of the females were found to have children. Sixty of the figures are unemployed while the other forty are currently employed. Seventy five percent of the unemployed female respondents are dependent on family and over ones while the remaining twenty five depend on friends. <br /> The question thirteen on the questionnaire asked the respondents if they feel the government or private sector is doing enough to fight the Unemployment issue. The ratio of yes and no is 14:11, from this analysis it can be said that government is trying its best to address the unemployment problem.<br /> In analyzing question fourteen, seventy six percent of the respondents stated that they would like migrate in search of job opportunities. While the remaining twenty four percent answered no to this question. It can be noted here that the jobs that would appeal to them rather than the low paid salaries they currently work for and those unemployed would have the opportunity to get a job.<br />TASK :8<br />Statement of finding <br />The researcher found that:<br /><ul><li>There are more females then males who are unemployed.
Unemployment is most common amount the age eighteen and thirty
Unemployment is mostly caused by lack of education </li></ul>TASK:10<br />Recommendation and Suggest<br /><ul><li>Youth unemployment could be hugely reduced of young people had to enroll on a college course or training programmer.
Government can copy and hand out benefits it they are in education or training.