The topic effect of rapid population growth on socio- economic development, the case of
Nebbi Town Council (NTC) has been chosen basing on a certain objectives.
These objectives include the following:
To examine the factors responsible for rapid population growth in the world, Africa, Uganda
and Nebbi Town council as case being studied:
Investigate the measures that can be put in place to control population growth; and To
establish the opinion or the attitude of people in the world, Africa, Uganda and Nebbi Town
Council as the case study.
The issue in the literature is directed towards finding out the causes and effects of rapid
population growth on the economy of the world, Africa, Uganda and Nebbi Town Council. It
is also directed towards finding the causes and effects of rapid population growth on the
social life of people at international, regional and local levels.
The research design that specifies how data has been collected and analyzed includes the use
of both primary and secondary data. The methods of data collections included the use of
instruments like questionnaires, interviews and focused group discussion. Both primary and
secondary sources of data were used.
The sample size had respondents from five different categories with a total of 100 people
who participated in giving out information that were collected. Random sampling technique
was used to pick the respondents that were needed to give the various information. The
sample was taken from the area of study i.e. Nebbi Town Council.
To analyze the data, the researcher proceeded to carry out coding of the various respondents
given to particular questions that lacked coding frames.
The researcher then came out with the finding that there are several effects of rapid
population growth on socio-economic development especially in Nebbi Town Council, which
includes land fragmentation of the already existing plots among the many family members,
over population on land, congestion leading to high crime rate ad poverty and easy spread of
diseases among locals.
The researcher also discovered that there are numerous factors that are responsible for the
rapid population growth. Among those are religion, inadequate health facilities, cultural
factors and cost of family planning services.
Basing on the finding of the study the following recommendation was put forward among
Establishment of health facilities to make family planning service available to the people,
sensitization of the people so that they can become aware about the negative issues associated
to rapid population growth, introduction to public private partnership education and training
of health service provider so that the issue of human resource to help in providing family planning service is taken care of.
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