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Title:
A STUDY ON EXPENDITURE PATTERN OF FOOD AND NON-FOOD ITEMS: MALAIYALI TRIBES IN THIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU

Authors:
Karthikeyan. E

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Karthikeyan. E
Ph.D., Research Scholar, Department of Economics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

MLA 8
E, Karthikeyan. "A STUDY ON EXPENDITURE PATTERN OF FOOD AND NON-FOOD ITEMS: MALAIYALI TRIBES IN THIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 11, Nov. 2018, pp. 6001-6007, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=417. Accessed Nov. 2018.
APA
E, K. (2018, November). A STUDY ON EXPENDITURE PATTERN OF FOOD AND NON-FOOD ITEMS: MALAIYALI TRIBES IN THIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(11), 6001-6007. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=417
Chicago
E, Karthikeyan. "A STUDY ON EXPENDITURE PATTERN OF FOOD AND NON-FOOD ITEMS: MALAIYALI TRIBES IN THIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 11 (November 2018), 6001-6007. Accessed November, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=417.

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Abstract:
In India around one-third of population are living in rural areas. Most of the rural population is engaged in agricultural and agricultural allied activities. In 2011 census estimated that around nine per cent of the scheduled tribal (STs) communities in India, in which 90 per cent of the people are living in rural, remote forest villages and hills area. In STs population around 45. 3 per cent are living in below poverty line (BPL). The main objective of the study, how they are spend income on food and non-food items. Methodology of the study used in primary data, and simple statistical methods are used in this study. The findings of the study revealed that STs are 45 per cent of their income spends on food items and 35 per cent of income spends on non-food items on all the income group households. In both food and non-food items to spend more in low income groups compared to the middle and high income groups.