The Relevance Of Population Census To Economic Development Of Rural Areas In Nigeria

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ABSTRACT
The project is on the relevance of population census to economic development of rural areas in Nigeria (a case study of Orumba north local government of Anambra state) the zone comprises of 16 rural communities namely; Ajalli, Ufuma, Ndike, Ndiowu, Omogho, Oko, Amaokpala, Awa, Amaetiti, Awgbu, Ndiukwuenu, Ndiokolo, Okpeze, Ndiokpalaeze, Nanka and Ndiokpalaeke these formed the area of the study:
In this research work, a sample population was selected and administered with questionnaire and their responses were analysed using percentage method, after the analysis, the researcher find out that adequate population census data is thus a sine qua non for economic development of rural areas and also adequate population census data will help in effective planning of these rural area in order to improve their standard of living. The researcher is of the view that population data required in planning process should be plan by the government which include employment situations based on the findings, youths were encouraged to participate on the society’s development and government should use skilled professionals in census data to eradicate unreliable census date, with this regard, some conclusion was drawn and recommendation were made bearing in mind that rural areas were faced with high population because of high birth rate 


TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE i
APPROVAL PAGE ii
DEDICATION iii
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv
TABLE OF CONTENTS vi
ABSTRACT ix

CHAPTER ONE
1.0 INTRODUCTION 1
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 5
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 7
1.4 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY 8
1.5 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 9
1.6 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 10

CHAPTER TWO
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 12
2.1 POPULATION ISSUES 12
2.2 POPULATION. DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT IN RURAL AREAS 16
2.3 CONTRIBUTION OF POPULATION TO ECONOMIC   DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL ARES. 18

CHAPTER THREE
3.0 METHODOLOGY 20
3.1 BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE STUDY 20
3.2 DESIGN OF THE STUDY 21
3.3 AREA OF THE STUDY 21
3.4 POPULATION OF THE STUDY 22
3.5 SAMPLE OF THE STUDY 23
3.6 INSTRUMENT FOR DATA COLLECTION 25
3.7 VALIDATION OF THE INSTRUMENT 25
3.8 DISTRIBUTION AND RETRIEVAL OF THE INSTRUMENT 25
3.9 METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS 26

CHAPTER FOUR
4.0 DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS 28
4.1 FINDINGS 33

CHAPTER FIVE
5.0 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS 34
5.1 RECOMMENDTIONS 35
5.2 CONCLUSION 37
5.3 LIMITATION OF THE STUDY 39
5.4 SUGGESTION FOR FURTHER RESEARCH 40
REFERENCE 41
APPENDIX A 44
APPENDIX B 45
QUESTIONNAIRE 46

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