A Case Study of Unemployment in Booni Valley, District Chitral, Pakistan

Khurram Sarwar


Unemployment is the curse situation where a person seeks a job but is unable to find out at current wage rate. It is one of the major & permanent socio economic problem of Pakistan and the main hurdle in economic development of the country. In most of the rural areas of the K-P the unemployment ratio is very high .Similarly in Booni, a valley of district Chitral the rate of unemployment is very high. In order to find out the actual situation this research has been conducted in Booni Chitral. There are thirteen small villages in Booni. From each small villages there are 13 sample sizesrandomly  selected to know the current unemployment rate in Booni.Questioneir was distributed in thses small villages the finding was properly tabulated & result were drawn on table basis of simple percentage method.The current unemployment rate in Booni district Chitral is 52.7% which is very high rate of unemployment.For this the data collected from females is 58.6% while  from males 41.4%.

Keywords: Unemployment, Booni, Chitral,

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