Public Opinion on Measures of Unemployment and its Impact with Special Reference to Chennai

  • S. Swetha, Sreeya B


Unemployment is a term referring to individuals who are employable and seeking a job but is unable to find a job. Furthermore, it is those people in the workforce or pool of people who are available for work that does not have a job. Usually measured by the unemployment rate, which is dividing the number of unemployed people by the total number of people in the workforce, unemployment serves as one of the indicators of an economy’s status. For the purpose of this study, descriptive research is used to portray accurately the public opinion on MEASURES OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND ITS IMPACT WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO CHENNAI. Convenient sampling method is used to collect the samples. 1540 samples - sample size. Independent variables are gender, educational qualification and income. Dependent variables are effect, measurement of unemployment and if the public is bothered without a job. Independent sample t test, chi square and ANOVA are the research tools used in this research. The findings of this study suggest that unemployment is a major hinder for economic growth.