Youth Unemployment and Social Stability: Investigating the Linkages and Possible Solutions in the Context of Pakistan


  • Faiza Zahid Visiting Lecturer, Sarhad University of Science & IT, Peshawar, Pakistan Author
  • Kalsoom Durrani MS Research Scholar in Marketing, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Larama Campus Peshawar, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Saeedah Shah Assistant professor, Department of Sociology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Shakeel Ahmed Lecturer, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan Author
  • Dr. Bashir Muhammad Department of Rural Sociology, the University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan Author



youth unemployment, social stability, crime rate


This research explores the intricate relationship between youth unemployment and social stability in Pakistan. With a burgeoning youth population and limited employment opportunities, Pakistan faces significant challenges in maintaining social cohesion and stability. The study delves into the root causes of youth unemployment, including structural economic issues, inadequate educational systems, and mismatched skills. Furthermore, it examines the ramifications of youth unemployment on social stability, encompassing increased crime rates, political instability, and social unrest. Through qualitative and quantitative analyses, this research aims to uncover the nuanced dynamics between youth unemployment and social stability in Pakistan. Additionally, the study explores potential solutions to mitigate youth unemployment, such as policy interventions, skills development programs, and fostering entrepreneurship. By addressing these issues, the research seeks to offer insights and recommendations to policymakers, stakeholders, and practitioners to promote social stability and inclusive economic growth in Pakistan.


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How to Cite

Zahid, F. ., Durrani, K. ., Shah, S. ., Ahmed, S. ., & Muhammad, B. . (2023). Youth Unemployment and Social Stability: Investigating the Linkages and Possible Solutions in the Context of Pakistan. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 12(4), 477-484.

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