Rural-Urban Migration And Implications For Socio-Economic Development Of Bunyafwa Sub County, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda.

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ABSTRACT

In developing countries like Uganda rural urban migration affects development in bothe rural and urban areas. As such this study aims at establishing major causes, effects of the movement of people from rural areas to urban areas and strategic remediation of overcoming rural urban

migration. To achieve the objectives lOO house hold heads were selected randomly from Bunyafwa sub county .Both primary and secondary data were employed and were analyzed both quatitatative and qualitatively.

The study revealed that migrants came to Bunyafwa in search of abundant land and fertile soils. Hence, the out flow of economically active people from rural areas has a negative effect on production in the areas of origin and the recurving area now experience problems such as

shortage of housing ,unemployment ,increasing cost of living ,lack of access to social services therefore ,to mitigate the problems of rural Urban migration ,there us women empowerment, education and legislation policy.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION .1

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

DEFINITION OF TERMS

ABSTRACT

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1 .0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background of the study 1

1.2 Problem statement 4

1 .3 Purpose of the study 5

1.4 specific objectives of the study~ 5

1 .5 Research Questions 5

1.6 scope of the study 5

1 .6.1 Geographical scope

1 .6.2 Theoretical scope

1 .6.3 Content scope

1.6.4 Time scope 6

1.7 Significance of the study 6

CHAPTER TWO 7

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2.0 Introduction 7

2.1 Conceptual frame work 7

2.2 Theoretic frame work 8

2.2.1 Lee’s Theory of migration 8

2.2.2 Harris~Todaro model of migration 9

2.3 Conclusion

2.4 The empirical frame work 10

2.4.3 Social prestige and social mobility associated with city 10

2.5. Economic factors 10

2.6 Political factors 10

VII

2.7 Demographic factors .11

2.8 Effects of rural urban migration ii

2.8.1 Family integration 11

2.8.2 Brain drain 11.

2.8.3 Pressure on social services ii

2.8.4 Increase in crime rate

2.8.5 Racial and ethnic tension ii

2.9 Strategic remediation of rural urban migration 12

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 13

3.0 INTRODUCTION 13

3.1 Research Design 13

3.2Area of study 13

3.3 Target population 13

3.4 Sample framework and sample size 13

3.5 Methods of Data collection 14

3.5.lPrirnary data collection methods 14

3.5.2 Secondary Data collection methods 15

3.6 Data collection procedure 15

3.7 Validity and reliability of instruments 15

3.8 Data analysis and presentation 15

CHAPTER FOUR 17

DATA ANNALYSIS, PRESENTATION AND INTERORETATION 17

4.0 INTRODUCTION 17

4.1 Discussion findings 17

4.2 Rural urban migration 17

4.2.1. Characteristics of Migrants 18

4.2.2 Age and Sex Structure of Migrants 18

4.2.3 Marital Status 20

4.3 Problems Encountered by Migrants while adjusting themselves to the New Environment

(Bunyafwa sub county) 23

4.3.1 Current Occupational Status of Migrants 24

4.3.2 Current Educational Level of Migrants 25

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4.3.3 Current Income Level of Migrants .26

4.4 Access to I-lousing and Urban Facilities 28

4.5 A comparison of the socio-economic condition of migrants before and after migration 28

CHAPTER FIVE 31

SUMMARY OF FINDIGS, DISCUSSIONS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATION 31

5.0 INTRODUCTION 31

5.1 Summary and Conclusion 31

5.2 Recommendations 34

REFERENCES 36

APPENDICES 38

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Research, S. (2022). Rural-Urban Migration And Implications For Socio-Economic Development Of Bunyafwa Sub County, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/rural-urban-migration-and-implications-for-socio-economic-development-of-bunyafwa-sub-county-sironko-district-eastern-uganda

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Research, SSA "Rural-Urban Migration And Implications For Socio-Economic Development Of Bunyafwa Sub County, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda." Afribary. Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/rural-urban-migration-and-implications-for-socio-economic-development-of-bunyafwa-sub-county-sironko-district-eastern-uganda. Accessed 05 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Rural-Urban Migration And Implications For Socio-Economic Development Of Bunyafwa Sub County, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda.". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Aug. 2022. Web. 05 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/rural-urban-migration-and-implications-for-socio-economic-development-of-bunyafwa-sub-county-sironko-district-eastern-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "Rural-Urban Migration And Implications For Socio-Economic Development Of Bunyafwa Sub County, Sironko District, Eastern Uganda." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 05, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/rural-urban-migration-and-implications-for-socio-economic-development-of-bunyafwa-sub-county-sironko-district-eastern-uganda