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  1. 1. TASK :1<br />Research Question: How unemployment affects youths in Greiggs<br />Task two<br />Method of Investigation: The method of investigation used for this project is in the form of a questionnaire.<br />Dear Respondents,<br /> My name is Leroy Walker. I am a fifth form student of the St Clair Dacon Secondary School (SCDSS). 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: “How unemployment affects youths in 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 />Task Three<br />Design Instrument: A questionnaire consisting of twenty five questions<br />How unemployment affects youths in Greiggs<br />INSTRUCTIONS: Read each of the following questions, and Tick in the boxes to select your answer.<br />Gender:   Male Female <br /> Age Group<br />15 – 20   21 – 25  <br />26 – 30   31 – 35   <br />1. What level of education you have obtained?<br />  Primary<br />  Secondary<br />  Tertiary<br />2. What grade level did you complete?<br />Grade 1 - 3   Grade 4 - 6   <br />Form 1 - 2   Form 3 – 5   <br />None   <br />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 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. Does your unemployment cause quarrel in the home?<br />Yes   No  <br />8. Have you ever been arrested for unlawful offence?<br />Yes   No   <br />9. Do you have any child or children?<br /> Yes   No  <br />10. 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 />11.What types of work you would like to have and why _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />12. What you can do to prevent your self from being unemploy?<br />_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________<br />Task four<br />Collection of data procedure<br /> To gather information for this project the researcher constructed a questionnaire. The questionnaires were distributed to twenty five youths in Greiggs. The sample consists of ten males and fifteen females, between the age group of eighteen to thirty five. 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 questionnaires were distributed on 17th November<br />Figure one<br />s<br />Figure two<br />Figure three<br />Task six<br />Explanation of data <br /> Figure one is a bar graph showing the response of the youths as to the level of education they achieved . Of the three levels of education it was seen that majority of the respondents atained a secondary education, followed by an tertiary education and the minority attained a primary education.<br />figure two is a bar graph illstrating why the youth in Greiggs is not unemployed. from the bar graph a plurality of youth were looking for a specific job and the minority were awaiting results from exams<br />Figure three is a column illustrating how the basic needs of youths are met due to their unemployment. It was noticed that a great majority of persons meet their basic needs via family and loved ones, eighty percent of them to be precise. five percent of youths continue to exist by means of their friends and a reduced amount of five percent survive by doing illegal activities. Ten percent were other<br />The age group of persons in lauders varies. The first question asked for the age group of the respondents. It was noticed that forty percent, bulk of the participants were within the age range of fifteen (through/to) twenty years of age. Twenty five percent of respondents is within the age range of twenty one (through/to) twenty five years of age. Twenty percent of the participants are within the age group of twenty six through thirty and the minority within the ages of thirty one through thirty five. From this it can be said that most of the respondents chosen by using the random sampling method where youths within the age gropus of fifteen through twenty years of age.<br />Question two on my questionnaire asked the respondent what level of education they have complete. A vast number of the participants attained form 3-5 education (60 %), followed by grade 4-6 education (20%), then form 1-2 education (16%) and minority attaining grade1-3 education (4%). From the information mentioned above it can be said that majority of the youths in Greiggs are well educated<br />majority of respondent say yes (72%) that they had worked before and minority have say no (28%) that they never worked before<br />the respondent had been without a job for 1 year and under (48%) , 2 - 4 years (35%) and 5 years and more(20%)<br />unemployment cause quarrel in the home, (28%) respondent say yes and (72%) respondent say No<br />majority have say no (84%) they have never been arrested for unlawful offence and minority of respondent say yes (16%) they have been arrested for unlawful offence<br />(56%) of the respondent say yes that they have child or children and (44%) say no that they don't have child or children<br />