This graph of uk unemployment shows three periods of high unemployment (1981-85), 1992 and 2010-12) the rise in unemployment was directly related to the recessions of 1981, 1991/92 and 2008/09 high unemployment in the mid-1980s was also due to structural unemployment. President museveni argues that one of the real solutions to uganda's problem is investment in infrastructure the real answer is to create work and it is within our means to do so as jennifer musisi has demonstrated at kcca. Like in other countries, creating quality jobs is a major policy challenge for uganda with an unemployment rate of below 5%, it is apparent that ugandans are working hard, but too many of them are involved in low productivity formal and informal sector activities this hinders the structural transformation required to drive uganda’s economic. Respondents in northern uganda gave their views on the issues in the region, write david lumu and taddeo bwambale unemployment in the northern region, the issue of unemployment came out prominently at 73% out of the 771 people sampled.
What should be done to solve the unemployment problem kyateka remarks that one of the major steps government has taken is to liberalise the housing sector youth unemployment in uganda is. Unemployment in uganda unemployment refers to a situation where people in a working age group are available for paid employment or self-employment but there is no available work for them to do the range of working age in uganda is between 15-64years.
Uganda's expenditure is very enormous and abnormal a presidential advisor and his deputy earn more than 9085 million ugandan shillings, enough to pay 378 primary school teachers a salary of 200,000 ugandan shillings a month. The range of working age in uganda is between 15-64years uganda’s national unemployment rate stood at 117 percent in october 2012 the rural unemployment rate was 17% urban unemployment rate for the youth stands at 12 percent and unemployment rate for youth was 322% in kampala in 2010 youth refers to people aged between 12 and 30 years. Political and socioeconomic context uganda is notorious for its human rights abuses and military dictactorships - first of idi amin from 1971 to 1979, then from 1980 to 1986 when milton obote returned to power and became president after elections.
Uganda as a nation needs to be serious in economic transformation and development by getting its priorities right the first step of which includes getting rid of this highly bloated but very unproductive system of administration and don't forget uganda still houses some of the most corrupt leaders in the world today. Few health centres (232%), few health workers (204%), unwelcoming health practitioners (102%) and high costs of health services (55%) were the other health-related issues that people in northern uganda raised. That is how we shall solve the explosive social issue of youth unemployment and avert its destructive political ramifications president museveni argues that the real solution is investment in infrastructure, commercialising agriculture and expanding our industrial base. Uganda’s national unemployment rate stood at 117 percent in october 2012 the rural unemployment rate was 17% urban unemployment rate for the youth stands at 12 percent and unemployment rate for youth was 322% in kampala in 2010.
Unemployment in the northern region, the issue of unemployment came out prominently at 73% out of the 771 people sampled according to the survey, the other key employment issues that people in the northern region raised include nepotism, tribalism, corruption, bribery, low pay, delayed payment, lack of skilled personnel and limited experience. For instance, the national association of women organisations in uganda and the uganda gender resource centre was actively involved in the constitutional making process that culminated with the 1995 constitution.
A young man looks after flowers in his flower farm the youth should be encouraged and given incentives to engage in the agricultural sector because it is one area that offers good returns. The unemployment story is playing in an environment where uganda’s population growth rate is the third highest in the world at 35 per cent the youth and young people constitute almost 78 per cent of 34 million ugandans.
This paper on the challenges of youth (un)- employment in uganda is intended to highlight the problem policies and proposals for confronting youth unemployment should be guided by the underlying issues the national youth policy recognizes that the major causes of a high youth unemployment rate are lack of employable skills, lack of. The issue of unemployment in uganda the current rate of unemployment is really worrying to everyone, from the stakeholders to the real individuals who feel the unemployment challenge quite often many reasons are given and assumptions made as to what the real cause of unemployment isthe rate of unemployment is ever increasing. The solution for unemployment is, of course, to create new jobs usually, a healthy economic growth rate of 2-3 percent is enough to create the 150,000 jobs needed to prevent high unemploymentwhen unemployment creeps above 6-7 percent and stays there, it means the economy can't create enough new jobs.