Urban unemployment among the youth:

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
This study was carried out in the community of Lubaga Division of Kampala District afire identifying the poor conditions youths in this area face. The study had aimed at identifying the causes, effects and solutions of increasing rate of urban unemployment among the youth in Lubaga Division and exploring the measures that can be put in place to combat these youth problems. The study used descriptive research design and employing both qualitative and quantitative approaches in the search for the information. The major causes of increasing rate of urban unemployment among the youth were found to be lack of skills and experiences, tribalism, this is where bosses employ people of their tribe hence leaving the qualified ones, negative attitude towards work among the youth. Overpopulation among the youth. Lack of relevant information on job chances most jobs are advertised in newspapers, over radio but youth have no chance of getting such information. Lack of self—confidence and self-esteem, limited resources to start up a business for example and capital. The study concluded that causes of increasing rate of urban unemployment, not only affected youth but also the whole community is affected in a way that it lags behind in terms of development when you compare it with other areas with well to do societies. It was recommended that to fight urban unemployment youth need to be sensitized and informed thought the causes, effects and solutions of urban unemployment among the youth. The study also recommended that efforts should be raised to help youth financially and practically equip them with skills to enable them create employment opportunities for themselves tend reduce poverty levels and unemployment
A Research Proposal Submitted to the College of Economics and Management in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Bachelors Degree of Science in Statistics of Kampala International University
Urban unemployment, Youth, Lubaga division, Kampala District, Central Uganda