What effect does the unemployment have on family life?
Unemployment can upset the balance of family life. Entire family faces uncertainty and indefiniteness. In desperation children may be asked to stop
their education and join factories and such other business concerns at an early age, this is in extreme cases, of course. But that is a major factor that many people fail to take into account when discussing unemployment, how this affects the family and how the family is going to be able to afford to live. Due to lack of financial support, the children of families can tend to get bored and act out as the parents are unable to afford to pay for their children to partake in different activities to keep them occupied, which can result in children getting themselves into trouble due to boredom and involving themselves with people who have an extremely negative effect on the children’s behavior.
Studies show that obese men and women and heavy male smokers were found to be much more likely to report non-optimal health in the cross-sectional analysis. It was found that obesity in women and heavy smoking in men are independently associated with subsequent unemployment. Studies also show that women who are obese are at higher risk of unemployment than women who are not obese, it is also shown that obese women tend to translate to lower earnings. In saying this, with unemployment can come some benefits to individuals physical health. Studies have also demonstrated a positive correlationon between employment and better health, improved self-confidence, self-esteem, and happiness. Many people are in highly stressful jobs that lead to them taking poor care of their health.