Population and Antisocial Behaviour among the People Of Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria


The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of population and anti-social behaviour in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State. Two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted and used for the study. A well validated structured questionnaire was used for data collection. The sample consisted of 400 respondents. Data collected was analyzed using independent t-test statistical technique. Result of the findings revealed that; population density significantly influences antisocial behaviour and there also exist a significant difference in the antisocial behaviour of dwellers from rural and urban areas. It was recommended that Government should create an enabling environment such as provision of social amenities, employment opportunities and free education in the rural areas to guard against rural urban drift and public awareness on the need for family planning should be intensified in the country.

Keywords: Issues, Population density, Rural dwellers, Social issues, Urbanism, sexting.

Unique Article ID: GJPSA-110

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