Gauteng State of the Youth Interviews (GSYI) 2018-19: Gauteng, South Africa

Version
1.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Gordon, Steven Lawrence
  • Steyn Kotze, Joleen
  • Bohler, Narnia
  • Human Sciences Research Council
Publication Date
2020-03-25
Embargo End Date
2020-03-31
Contributor
  • Human Sciences Research Council (Producer)
Funding Reference
  • Gauteng Office of the Premier
Free Keywords
Schema: UK DATA ARCHIVE - HASSET
GAUTENG PROVINCE; POLITICS; UNEMPLOYMENT; YOUTH; YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Description
  • Abstract

    Description: The data set reflects the focus group discussion that aimed to unpack the discursive construction of perceptions on the state of the youth in the Gauteng Province, as well as obtain views on the Tshepo 1 Million programme, an employment support entity of the Gauteng Office of the Premier. Fifteen participants participated in the discussion.

    Abstract: The Gauteng State of the Youth (GSY) is a cross-sectional survey that focuses on young adults aged between 15 and 34 years in Gauteng. The data is collected on key youth issues identified by the Gauteng Office of the Premier to help develop the necessary strategies and policy interventions for youth empowerment and development in the province. These youth issues include employment and education status, interpersonal violence, youth risk behaviour, HIV/AIDS knowledge, and political trust and active citizenship. A quantitative bivariate analysis was used to assess these topics to describe the current situation of the youth in the province. The GSY study also contains a qualitative element in which a focus group discussion was used to generate qualitative data on the experiences and perceptions of youth involved in the Tshepo 1Million programme. Through a discursive qualitative analysis, the study mapped the narrative around several youth issues, including experiences and perceptions of the youth, township economic development, skill and non-skill barriers to employment, and an assessment of the Tshepo 1Million programme

Temporal Coverage
  • 2018 / 2019
Geographic Coverage
  • South Africa (ZA)
Sampled Universe
Youth populations between the ages of 15 and 34 years.
Sampling
A purposive sampling method was employed as we needed to target youth who had used the services of the Tshepo 1Million programme in the Gauteng province.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
    Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Digital audio recording
  • Focus group
Availability
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Rights
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Update Metadata: 2021-01-13 | Issue Number: 72 | Registration Date: 2020-10-01