THE RELEVANCE OF POPULATION CENSUS TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS IN NIGHERIA

(A CASE STUDY OF ORUMBA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN ANAMBRA STATE)

By

OBIAKOR BRIDGID, NGOZI FPO/HND/PAD/08/161

Presented To

Department of Public Administration

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 societyâs 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     RECOMMENDATIONS                        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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