structure of rural household income and its implications on rural poverty in Bicol, Philippines

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Philippine Institute for Development Studies , [Manila, Philippines]
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Bicol River Whatershed (Philippines), Philippines, Bicol River Water

Statementby Edna Angeles-Reyes.
SeriesStaff paper series ;, no. 87-05, Staff paper series (Philippine Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 87-05.
LC ClassificationsHC457.B43 R49 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1914453M
LC Control Number90122359

THE STRUCTURE OF RURAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON RURAL POVERTY IN BICOL, PHILIPPINES Edno Angeles-Reyes. Introduction The Philippines today remains a predominantly agricultural country, with the rural population accounting for more than 60 percent of the total population, the majority of whom are engaged.

THE STRUCTURE OF RURAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON RURAL POVERTY IN BICOL, PHILIPPINES by: EDNA ANGELES-REYES* I_. INTRODUCTION_ The Philippines today remains a predominantly rural country. The rural population accounts for more than 60 percent of the total population, with the majority engaged in_ agricultural, activities (Table i).

Despite. The Structure of Rural Household Income and its Implications on Rural Poverty in Bicol, Philippines Published on STAFF PAPER SERIES NO, October EDNA ANGELES-REYES by II.

STAFF PAPER SERIES NO, October EDNA ANGELES-REYES by II. Data and Regional Profile. 7 IV. Conclusion and Policy Recommendations.

23 Table 1:. The Structure of Rural Household Income and Its Implications on Rural Poverty in Bicol, Philippines.

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By Edna A. Reyes. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. Against the background of weak agricultural sector and the resulting poverty in the rural sector, this study looks at the structure of rural household income in the Philippines over time Author: Edna A.

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poverty. Thus, the present study aims to identify the determinants of poverty in rural Bangladesh using the nationally representative Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) data.

The HIES follows a hierarchical structure hence, two-level random. The authors examined the long‐term changes in household income structure and decline in poverty in three rice‐growing villages in the rural Philippines from to They found a shift of household income structure away from farm to nonfarm sources, accompanied by a decline in the incidence of poverty by about one‐half.

Downloadable. This paper examines an important continuity in the political economy of the Philippines: the interplay between domestic merchant capitalists and the state over the role of the state in the Philippine economy.

During the Marcos regime, this interplay increasingly took the form of competition between state mercantile interests and ‘private’ merchant interests. Edna () 'The Structure of Rural Household Income and its Implications for Rural Poverty in Bicol, Philippines', Journal of Philippine Development 14(2): Salaries and Wages: the.

From inside the book. What people established extension facilities families farm farmers forest forestry funds groups growth human implementation important improved income increase industrial infrastructure institutions integrated investments involved issues labor lack land land reform University of the Philippines at Los Baños.

Rural. Nearly a third of the rural working poor faced extreme levels of deprivation, with family incomes below 50 percent of the poverty line, or approximately US$12, for a family of four.

household heads from two rural areas Dodola district, Oromia Regional State, in a year The Binary logistic method was used to find out the determinants of income poverty. The result reveals that determinants of income poverty include household size, number of income sources of the household, livestock and farm land ownership.

The difference between rural median household incomes in Connecticut and New Jersey was not statistically significant. Rural median household income in Mississippi ($40,) was the lowest. For rural areas, the poverty rates varied from the lowest ( percent) in Connecticut to the highest ( percent) in New Mexico.

As a result of this economic situation, rural households often seek out diverse sources of income - farming alone, even for those with access to land as tenants or smallholders, is not sufficient to maintain the family.

Other income sources may include wage labor in the rural area (including working on the farms of others) as well as migration. pathways out of poverty in the rural Philippines by looking at the different sources of household income.

The results show that the most important sources of income growth are nonfarm wage work, foreign remittances, and domestic remittances indicating that nonfarm work and migration are important pathways out of poverty.

This means that of the million population in the Philippines inmillion lived in areas classified as urban (Table A).

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The rural population or those who lived in areas classified as rural numbered million and accounted for percent of the total population. Inthe level of urbanization was percent (Table A). areas and their implications for economic growth and poverty reduction. This is achieved in two parts: First, the paper introduces the Rural Income Generating Activities (RIGA) database, a newly constructed FAO repository of household survey data, income measures and cross-country comparable indicators.

Second, using the RIGA. The household population of the Philippines reached million persons in This is million higher than the million household Read more about Highlights on Household Population, Number of Households, and Average Household Size of the Philippines ( Census of Population).

LAND REFORM, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, AND POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES: REVISITING THE AGENDA THE WORLD BANK GROUP East Asia and the Pacific Region Rural Development, Natural Resources, and Environment Sector Unit The World Bank Group in the Philippines Making Growth Work for the Poor Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized.

The Philippines’ poverty rate decreased from % in to % inaccording to the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

The drop in the Philippines’ poverty rate coincides with a steady decline for extreme poverty in the country. In% of the population lived in extreme poverty.

Its expansion could help make a more substantial dent in Philippine poverty levels. Land reform has failed to reduce rural poverty. Although the distribution of land to rural farmers was practised for decades in the Philippines, it didn’t receive widespread support until the.

rural areas are a large harbor of poverty. To understand how agricultural growth can reduce rural poverty, this chapter identi- es three pathways out of rural poverty.

It characterizes the livelihood strategies of rural households and identi es challenges to defeating rural poverty through these pathways. 1 Many rural households move out of. The drivers of rural poverty may be broken into three dimensions: economic, social and environmental.

From the economic side, low levels of productivity, lack of diversification of rural. Poverty in the Philippines is more persistent than in other countries in Southeast Asia. Consisting of 7, islands, the Republic of the Philippines is a country located in the western Pacific Ocean.

Despite a declining poverty rate in recent years, percent of the country’s population still live below the national poverty line.

Rural areas in the Philippines show a poverty rate of Data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics ( wave) indicate that rural households have the highest probability of poverty, followed by metropolitan-core households.

Household factors (educational attainment, family structure, age, minority status) and the local opportunity structure were important determinants of poverty, but controlling for these determinants did not eliminate rural.

Figure 3. Number of income poor individuals,Philippines Figure 4. Poverty incidence by region, Figure 5. Share of regions in the urban poor population, Figure 6. Share of regions in the rural poor population, Figure 7. Poverty Gap and Severity Indices,Philippines Figure 8. Poverty gap by region, Figure 9.

The research reported here measured the level and sources of household income in rural Cambodia over The analysis will provide insights into rural household livelihood strategies that can help identify ways to increase and/or stabilise rural income in the future.

Rural consumption growth reduced poverty in both rural and urban areas. Urban growth brought some benefits to the urban poor, but had no impact on rural poverty.

And rural-to-urban population. Downloadable! "This research is stimulated by the preliminary insight that rural households, even if they are poor and/or located in so-called subsistence-oriented regions, are dependent on a variety of farm, nonfarm, and nonagricultural income sources.

The scale and nature of these income sources and their relationship to the major economic sectors (agriculture, rural manufacturing, and. To end the “vicious cycle of poverty,” Dy said the Philippines should draw inspiration from agribusiness models of its neighboring countries, which had been focused on rural job creation.

Rural poverty in our country at nearly 40 percent of rural folks is highest in the ASEAN. The high price consumers pay for rice is supposed to help farmers. But the policy hasn’t made farmers.