Poverty leaves people especially the out-of-school youth in a perplexed situation with two choices: get involved in criminal activities – robbery, theft, burglary, prostitution, etc. – to earn a living, or find a legal occupation and settle with limited sources of income – if there is any available for them. In fact, based on the book “Social Issues and Problems”, families tend to grow bigger, thus increasing their daily needs. According to source, the average income in 1985 is about Php 8,720, which is insufficient for a family. While the cost of living increases faster than their income, the gap of the rich and the poor gets wider.
This particular issue has become a complex issue because its increasing quantity produced yearly, publics that are still underestimating waste and the policies on waste. On average Indonesian urban cities produce approximately 10 milion tons of waste annually of which majority of waste is kichen waste (food scraps) and it is expected to grow by 2% to 4% in the coming years (Aprilia, Tezuka, & Spaargaren, 2012). (Household) waste has been one of the major problems the country is facing and there are numerous drivers behind it. First of all, Indonesia is the world fourth´s most populous countries with inhibitants of approximately 237 millions people. Its massive amount of population also corresponds to the amount of waste it produces.
In the current days, the homeless phenomenon has spread around the world. Not only, have the poor countries had this kind of problem, but also the countries with advanced and extended power and wealth. According to Baxter (n.d) there are a high number of people suffer from being homeless in the city of New York, because of the employment and the cost of everything is higher specially the housing. However, some people are born poor and that’s what makes it inevitable for them to be homeless. Drug and alcohol abuse, unemployment, and lack of affordable housing are three causes of homelessness.
However, the number of increasing homelessness occurred because of foreign workers came to Malaysia from another countries. Such as, Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Vietnam. The statistic survey conducted by Kuala Lumpur City Council (DBKL), it prominently proved the number of homelessness has increased from 600 people in 2014 to 2000 people in 2015 (Irsyad, 2016). In additional, jobless and rising house prices are the main reason that lead to increasing number of homelessness and a result of increasing crime rates and spread of disease. Jobless is one of the cause occurrence the increasing of homelessness in Malaysia because job is major source of income for Malaysians.
Our society is still suffering from overpopulation, and non-educational people, the problem of unemployment increases day by day. Jobless have a bad effect on the national production, because of the unemployment issues. Through the interval (1994-2007), the number of the employed people in Egypt increases from 16.8 to 23.9 million persons by 42%. the percentage of increased up by 14 %, from 1.87 million in 1994 to about 2.14 million in 2007 (The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics1994-2007) (CAPMAS). This paper seeks to analyze the reasons of increasing the unemployment rate due to the overpopulation and non-educational as well as unemployment effects on economic and social sphere.
According to the UN’s calculations there are more than 7 billion people on the earth today when 200 years ago there were less than 1 billion. Populations have grown 3 times faster between the 1900’s and 2000’s (Ortiz-Ospina, E, & Roser, M, 2016) Rapid population growth is a cause for alarm because of many factors. The drastic increase in population could cause detrimental factors for societies and the world as a whole. Factors including environmental strain, governmental strain in producing services, cramped and unhealthy living conditions. A city or countries population can grow because of many reasons such as migration, increase in birth rates and decrease in death rates.
Uneducated people and they marry very early in life and have so many children that they can’t support. It’s a huge problem because these kind of families only earns a small amount of money. Some leave their children on the streets to make money for them, begging for others to give them money. The declining of poverty in the country has been slow, even slower than neighboring countries like: Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Food prices are increasing almost every year, this increases poverty because poor people can’t
In this study, however, racial and ethnic group are being the interest on its relation with criminal activity. Problem Statement Crime rates in Malaysia has showed a hefty increment over the past decades. The trend of violent crime and property crime is increasing since 1970 (C.F. Tang, 2009). This statement was proven by the statistics compiled by Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) which indicate that Malaysia had more than 167 000 cases of crime happened in 2000 and approximately 70% of the cases are still pending in that particular year.
Since unemployment creates a lack of financial stability, it will eventually lead to poverty. Due to this, those people who are unemployed will have a lower standard of living than those of the people who are employed. This is because they will suffer from lack of regular income to support their basic needs such as food, clothing and health care. This only shows that employment plays a very big role in addressing poverty since if many people will be employed, they will have enough money to be able to support their needs in life. Last 2012-2013, there is an increase in the unemployment rate of the Philippines despite the country’s economic growth.
Thesis Statement: Philippines remains to have high unemployment rate for ages 15-24 years old that leads to high poverty ratio due to insufficient jobs for the growing population. The Philippines is a country of the young. There are economists, politicians and other concerned citizens who are convinced that an expanding population growth is a major obstacle in improving the lot of the poor in the Philippines (Villegas, B., 1989). People can find themselves out of a job because the economy is in a downturn. Or they could be in an unviable position of working in a dying industry (Enotes, 2016).