THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC VARIABLES INFLUENCING HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION IN THE RURAL FARMERS LEVEL

Marwa, Taufiq and Bashir, Abdul and Husni Thamrin, Kemas Muhammad and Azwardi, Azwardi and Asngari, Imam (2020) THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC VARIABLES INFLUENCING HOUSEHOLD CONSUMPTION IN THE RURAL FARMERS LEVEL. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews, 8 (2). pp. 112-122. ISSN 2395-6518

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Abstract

Purpose of the study: This study investigated the socio-economic effect on household consumption of rural farmers in South Sumatera, Indonesia. Methodology: The data used were primary data obtained from an in-depth survey of 300 farmer households. The analysis method used a quantitative approach with a polynomial regression model. Main Findings: The finding showed that from the four independent variables estimated, there are three which have a significant effect on farmer household consumption: household income, number of family members, and education level of the household head. Despite changes in consumption patterns between food and non-food, the process of food diversification is an important task for the government, especially to reduce dependence on rice consumption. Applications of this study: This study was conducted in South Sumatra, Indonesia in the field of agricultural economics. This study can support development planning policies in the food sector in South Sumatra. Novelty/Originality of this study: This study focus as efforts on the policy of diversifying food consumption needs to be synergized with the development of local resource-based food products.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Consumption; Farmer; Food and Non-Food; Income; Rural Household; Socio-economic
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB238-251 Competition. Production. Wealth
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB522-715 Income. Factor shares
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB801-843 Consumption. Demand
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > 60201-Development Economics (S1)
Depositing User: Abdul Bashir
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2020 03:18
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 03:18
URI: http://repository.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/28884

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