THE DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF THE RESIDENTS OF THE PARTNER COMMUNITY OF ST. PAUL COLLEGE OF BOCAUE: A BASIS FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM

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JHOSELLE TUS

Abstract

Poverty is a situation or circumstance in which an individual or society lacks the financial services and necessities for a minimum standard of life. Poverty implies that the income standard from work is so low that essential human requirements can't be fulfilled. Poverty-stricken individuals and families might go without adequate shelter, safe water, nutritious food, and medical care. This study aims to assess the factors that might contribute to the quality of life of the respondents. Thus, its' purpose was to describe the demographic profile of the residents of the partner community of St. Paul College of Bocaue. The respondents of the study were the community in a slum area in Bulacan, Philippines. The descriptive research method was utilized to describe the respondents' gender, age of parents, marital status, number and age of siblings, educational attainment, job classifications, employment status, religion and Catholic faith manifestation. A total of fifty-five (55) families of the partner community participated in this study. Based on the survey, the following are the study's significant findings: Most of them are engaging in a lived-in relationship that results in teenage pregnancy. Thus, most of the respondents have low educational attainment and unemployed.

 

Keywords:
Poverty, demographic profile, community extension services, community action program.

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TUS, J. (2020). THE DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF THE RESIDENTS OF THE PARTNER COMMUNITY OF ST. PAUL COLLEGE OF BOCAUE: A BASIS FOR COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM. Asian Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Studies, 3(2), 35-44. Retrieved from http://ikpresse.com/index.php/AJAHSS/article/view/5654
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