Income of Females and Rural Household Expenditure in Southwest Nigeria (Issues in African Rural Development Monograph Series, 29.)

by Victor Okoruwa

Publisher: Winrock International Institute for Agricultu

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  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Households,
  • Nigeria,
  • Rural women,
  • Wages,
  • Women,
  • Business/Economics
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ISBN 101573600431
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Off-farm labour supply and production efficiency of farm household in rural Southwest Nigeria Adebayo M Shittu Correspondence: [email protected] Department of Agricultural Economics and Farm Management Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, P.M.B. , Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria Cited by: 2.   KENYA - Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey Reference ID: KEN-KNBS-KIHBSv Year: - Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey Study Type. Integrated Survey (non-LSMS) Household Income and Credit Household income is the aggregate earnings of all household members. It includes all forms of. The Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) is a nationally representative survey, designed to provide estimates at the National level for both urban and rural areas. The main objective of the survey is to provide household consumption data that will be used to update the market basket. Better opportunities for women to earn and control income could contribute to broader economic development in developing economies, for instance through higher levels of school enrollment for girls. Women are more likely than men to invest a large proportion of their household income .

among rural household in Nigeria using farm-level data collected on rural farm households from Benue State. Data were analysed using Tobit regression model. The study revealed that a unit increase in the number of household members working () generated the highest fall in household food insecurity among the respondents.   Introduction. As part of a broader effort to measure and document the urban burden of disease in modern sub-Saharan Africa, the Women's Health Study of Accra (WHSA) was launched in , 1 – 6 and a second round of household interviews was conducted during September –March One of the central findings of the initial surveys was the remarkably high prevalence of chronic Cited by: 8. For example, the report points to an increase in household out-of-pocket expenditure for health goods and services in lower-middle and low-income countries. It also signals that policies to improve affordability of medicines can enhance coverage and improve access in the region.   Assessing food security using household consumption expenditure surveys (HCES): a scoping literature review - Volume 21 Issue 12 - Joanna Russell, Anne Lechner, Quentin Hanich, Aurélie Delisle, Brooke Campbell, Karen CharltonCited by: 1.

Income of Females and Rural Household Expenditure in Southwest Nigeria (Issues in African Rural Development Monograph Series, 29.) by Victor Okoruwa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Results indicated that an average rural farm household needs N/person to meet the daily basic needs. The poverty incidence was per cent and more severe among households whose heads were female, having low educational attainment and larger household size. Educational levels, size of land and investment assets owned by the household.

Women are responsible for about 50 per cent of the world’s food production and in some countries of sub-Saharan Africa (including Nigeria), women provide between 60 and 80 per cent of the food for household consumption. Women’s contribution to agricultural production variesFile Size: KB.

The first survey of income and expenditure, planned to be a pilot one, was undertaken in It was planned and carried out by the Committee of Statistic in three villages of Giza governorate on a sample of households where the total sampling frame in this area was households. Poverty Management among Rural Women in Bende Local Government of Abia State, Nigeria education (***), household size (*) and income (***) affect poverty status of the rural women.

The study recommends, among other things, promoting opportunities for Per capita household expenditure = Total household monthly expenditure. a internationally comparable database of rural household income sources: the Rural Income Generating Activities (RIGA) database.

In 3 countries (Nigeria, Tanzania and Senegal) a deeper insight on data-availability and M&E indicators has been supported by the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development, together with FAO and the World Size: KB.

Determinants of rural poverty in Nigeria: Evidence from small holder farmers in South-western, Nigeria T. Apata1*, In Nigeria rural poverty are relatively high. A national revenue and household expenditure, food spending expenses and monthly expenses on asset among others.

Data on. the sources of inequality and poverty in Nigeria. Household survey data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) were used. Results show that inincome inequality is higher in rural areas than urban.

Employment income is income inequality increasing while agricultural incomes decreases inequality. agriculture is not Income of Females and Rural Household Expenditure in Southwest Nigeria book path out of poverty in many areas.

In a case study of a cocoa production area in Nigeria, for example, household Rural Non-Farm Income (RNFI) rose on average from 33% in the mids to 57% inwith the poorest households showing the strongest move towards RNFI over the period (Mustapha, ).

the relationship between the income and consumption expenditure of the small scale farmers in Nigeria. A number of empirical studies have provided insight on the relationship between household income and expenditure. Behrman and Deolalikar () reported a weak linkage between income. Nigeria The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

The index measures the amount of human capital that a child born today can expect to attain by given the risks of poor health and poor. Publications. Enter your keywords Improving the Measurement of Rural Women's Employment: Global Momentum and Survey Research Priorities. Food makes up the largest share of total household expenditure in low-income countries and, Brief.

Mali EAC-I Household Income Sources. Household income (naira/month) Less than - More than Household expenditure (naira/month) Less than. Household expenditure or income is often adopted in the case of poverty line determination.

The Nigeria food poverty line is N39, naira, the absolute poverty line is Alaye-Ogan () found that rural women in Nigeria are more prone to poverty than their male counterparts and a vast majority of these women have become.

Originality/value This paper fulfils an identified need to examine the determinants of household health expenditure at the national, urban and rural locations. Discover the world's research Intra-Household Redistribution of Income and Calorie Consumption in South-Western Nigeria Adebayo B.

Aromolaran Yale University, New Haven, CTUSA & University of Agriculture, PMBAbeokuta, Nigeria [email protected] Abstract This study investigates how per capita calorie intake in low income households of rural south. (1) To identify rural household access and use of health care services in relation to their socio-economic characteristics.

(2) To determine the level of accessibility of rural households to healthcare facilities. METHODOLOGY This study was carried out in Ogun State, Southwest of Nigeria File Size: KB.

The study analyzed income inequality and poverty dynamics among rural farm households in Abia State, Nigeria. Beyond the broad objective, the study sought specifically to estimate the income distribution and determine the poverty line, gap and incidence of the rural farm households.

Nigerian Gross Domestic Product Report (Expenditure and Income Approach) (Q1, Q2, Q3 & Q4 ) 2: 6: 7: influences the food security status of individual. According to FAO (), Women made up about 43 percent of the agricultural labour force in developing countries.

Women in agriculture and rural areas across regions have less access than men to productive resources and opportunities. FAO () confirms the existence of a. female income accounted for about 40 percent of the household monetary income. Furthermore, household expenditure pattern in the study area showed that about 70 percent of total household expenditure was on food with both male and female contributing to this expenditure, but with husbands contributing more than wives.

Furthermore,File Size: KB. incidence of poverty among the sampled households was found to be high and the major determinants of poverty include household size, number of income sources of the household head, number of household members employed outside agriculture and the number of literate adult males and females in the household.

women makes them the true agents of food security and household welfare in rural areas. In Nigeria, women work more than men in the cocoa plantations, in coffee production for export and in marketing crops such as rice, maize and cassava (Fresco, ).

Subsistent level of indigenous small ruminant meat production in Nigeria limits its supply and consequently, accounted for its high prices. The study examined the willingness to pay for indigenous small ruminant meat in Ijebu division of Ogun state, Nigeria.

A multistage sampling technique was used to select rural households used for the study. According to reviews on the health economics of ART, the cost for ART treatment was 25% of the average annual household expenditure in Canada and 50% of an individual’s annual disposable income in the USA, from which authors concluded that ‘if unsubsidized, direct cost [for ART] represents a significant burden to patients’ (Collins, Cited by: Results indicate that the level of income diversification among rural farm households in southwest Nigeria depicted by inverse of Herfindal index was An average rural farm household in southwest Nigeria had its members involving in three income generating activities with two farming activities and one non-farm job.

Comparative Profitability of Women Dominated Fish-Based Livelihood Activities in Southwest, Nigeria 1Mafimisebi, T.

E.*, 2Ikuemonisan, E. & 3Mafimisebi, O. 1, 2Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics Contribution of Fisher Folks’ and Fish Sellers’ Income to Household Expenditure. The paper examines the linkages between gender of household heads, education and household poverty in Nigeria between and Data analyzed were obtained from four national consumer expenditure surveys conducted in Nigeria in, and by the Federal Office of Statistics.

Adjustments were made for price differentials over time and across regions of the country. The aim of conducting the household income expenditure survey was to provide current data on household incomes and expenditure for a revision of the existing benchmarks for the Consumer Price Index.

The first survey conducted by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on incomes of households was the Rural Income Distribution Survey (RIDS) in Table 3 further shows that women’s share of household income is about 31 percent and women’s share of total household food expenditure is 32 percent.

20 We also observe that the food share in total women’s consumption expenditure is 32 percent, indicating that women spend more of their income on non-food consumption items.

Women’s share Cited by: analysis showed that Farm income is the most important source of income for rural households in the study area making up % of total household income. Level of education of the household head, farm size and access to electricity and gender of the household head were identified as the major determinant of household income in the study area.

Contribution to rural household food security: Women in the study area were able to contribute more to physical access of food i.e food availability, than men.

Women will make sure that food is available for member of the households despite all odds.Findings from seven African countries show that women who contribute more income to household expenditure are no more likely to adopt family planning as predicted by bargaining theory.

These results bring into question theoretical perspectives that are sometimes promoted as generic explanatory models without validation in specific cultural.The general objective of this study is to examine primary school enrollment of rural household’s children in south-western Nigeria.

The specific objectives include to - identify the factors influencing primary school enrollment of rural household children, - estimate the gender gap in school enrollment between boys and girls Size: KB.