☰ Category

POVERTY STATUS AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN NIGERIA

 

Marketed By :  VDM Verlag Dr. Müller   Sold By :  Kamal Books International  
Delivery in :  10-12 Business Days

 

Check Your Delivery Options

Product Out of Stock Subscription

(Notify me when this product is back in stock)

Rs. 5,886

Availability: Out of stock

 
  • Product Description
 

The broad objective of this study is to examine the status of poverty among farm and non- farm households using the expenditure approach in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Specific objectives are to identify the socio-economics characteristics of selected households in the study area; determine the effect of socio-economics and demographic variables on the households poverty status; determine the incidence, depth, and severity of poverty among the households and examine the level of expenditure inequality among the households. The above objectives were achieved through the use of a multi-stage sampling technique. Descriptive analysis, multivariate probit model, Foster-Greer-Thorbecke measures of poverty technique , Lorenz curve and Gini-coefficient were used to analyse the data. The result revealed that the mean age of the household heads was 44years with large household size of 6.27 members on the average. 58.8 percent of the households lived in poverty in Ekiti State. FGT measure showed that the state''s poverty depth and severity were 0.116 and 0.035 respectively. The State Gini coefficient was 0.168.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC13270
AuthorFemi Oluwatusin
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages232
Publishing Year12/22/2010
ISBN978-3639319613
Edition1st
Book TypeSociety & social sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandVDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-07-22 00:00:00
0 Review(s)