Unfortunately, the world constantly suffers from social issues, and nothing is being done to overcome these problems since they are too widespread and uncontrollable. In this regard, below, we have compiled a list of the significant issues affecting societies today.



Here are the Major Issues in a Society Today



Unfortunately, many people still smoke even after knowing that this can be detrimental to their health. For instance, smoking can cause lung cancer in the long term. Additionally, people still smoke even after seeing the harm smoking can cause to them on the cigarette packets, such as 

  • Breathing problems – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Chronic Bronchitis
  • Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis

Moving further, smoking can cause people to lead an unhealthy lifestyle and put them at risk to obtain several chronic health conditions. This issue is affecting all societies worldwide, and nothing is being done to overcome this issue properly.

Consumption of Drugs

Unfortunately, in almost all societies, at least one person is addicted to taking illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin, amphetamine and other illegal substances. Especially when it comes to youngsters, there is always one of them who will choose this path. Undoubtedly choosing this route can lead them to have chronic health disease in the long term, and it can also affect their career. Unfortunately, drugs are still coming in every corner of the world, and it’s still being sold as an illegal activity, and it is destroying many people’s lives.

Obesity and Maintaining an Unhealthy Lifestyle

Unfortunately, many people are busy handling their work-related or home-related responsibilities that tend to adopt the lifestyle in an unhealthy way. That is another reason why so many people are obtaining several chronic health conditions which could have been eventually avoided. It is essential that everyone are aware of the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.