AN INQUIRY INTO THE PROBLEMS OF POPULATION INCREASE AND POVERTY ERADICATION IN IGANGA DISTRICT

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv

ABSTRACT

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the study

1.2 Statement of the problem 2

1.3 Purpose of the study 3

1.4 General objectives 3

1.5 Specific objectives

1.6 Research questions 4

1.7 Scope of the study 4

1.7.1 Subjectscope

1.7.2 Geographical scope 4

1.7.3 Data scope

1.7.4 Theoretical scope

1.8 Significance of study 7

CHAPTER TWO 8

LITERATURE REVIEW 8

2.0 Introduction 8

2.1 The concept of pove~y 8

2.2 The concept of population increase 16

2.2.1 Effects of population increase 17

2.3 Relationship between population increase and poverty eradication 19

CHAPTER THREE 24

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METHODOLOGy .24

3.0 Introduction 24

3.1 Research design 24

3.2 Sampling procedure 24

3.3 Sample size 24

3.4 Data collection methods 24

3.4. 1 Questionnaires 25

3.4.2 Interviews 25

3.4.3 Observation 25

3.5 Data processing and analysis 25

3.6 Validity and reliability of the instruments 25

3.7 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY 26

CHAPTER FOUR 27

DATA, ANALYSIS AND INTERpRETATION 27

4.0 INTRODUCTION 27

4.0.1 Finding on population increase on poverty eradication in Iganga district 27

4.1.1 The age of the respondents 27

4.1.2 The sex of the respondent 28

4.1.3 the education background of the respondent 28

4.2.1 The relationship between population increases on poverty eradication in Iganga district.. .29

4.2 DISCUSSION

4.2.1 FINDINGS

4.3.2 Findings with regard to what are the impacts of population increase on poverty eradication

33

CHAPTER FIVE 35

SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS 35

5.1 SUMMARy 3

5.1.1 The problem 35

5.1.2 The aim of the study 35

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5.1.3 The following hypotheses were formulated: 35

5.1.4 Finding 36

5.2 AVENUES FOR FUTURE RESEARCH 37

5.3 CONCLUSION

5.4 RECOMMENDATIONS

REFERENCES 40

APPENDICES

APPENDIX I: RESEARCH INSTRUMENT 43

QUESTIONNAIRE

TIME FRAME 48

APPENDIX III

VII

ABSTRACT This study examined the impact of population increase to poverty eradication in Iganga district.

The first aim was to examine the problems of population increase that limits poverty eradication

on a family household. The study showed that problems like high pressure on resources like land

affects many people to come out of poverty. The second aim was to find out the impact of

population increase on poverty eradication in Iganga district. The study revealed that due to

population increase people lack jobs to sustain their cast of living. The third aim was To

examine the challenges of population increase on poverty eradication in Iganga district. The

study showed that families with many children find it hard to investee in any productive work

because of increasing burdens. The findings reveal that there are many associated problems of population increase to poverty eradication these problems were lack of good high education.

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Research, S. (2022). AN INQUIRY INTO THE PROBLEMS OF POPULATION INCREASE AND POVERTY ERADICATION IN IGANGA DISTRICT. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-the-problems-of-population-increase-and-poverty-eradication-in-iganga-district

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Research, SSA "AN INQUIRY INTO THE PROBLEMS OF POPULATION INCREASE AND POVERTY ERADICATION IN IGANGA DISTRICT" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-the-problems-of-population-increase-and-poverty-eradication-in-iganga-district. Accessed 06 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "AN INQUIRY INTO THE PROBLEMS OF POPULATION INCREASE AND POVERTY ERADICATION IN IGANGA DISTRICT". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 06 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-the-problems-of-population-increase-and-poverty-eradication-in-iganga-district >.

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Research, SSA . "AN INQUIRY INTO THE PROBLEMS OF POPULATION INCREASE AND POVERTY ERADICATION IN IGANGA DISTRICT" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 06, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-inquiry-into-the-problems-of-population-increase-and-poverty-eradication-in-iganga-district