Poverty assessment

Self poverty assessment by respondents
Respondents ranked themselves in categories of very poor, poor, not poor, rich and very rich.No responded identified himself as very rich. 84 % of the selected families described themselves either as very poor or poor

Self poverty assessment by respondents





Poverty assessment by co-respondents
Respondents ranked his five neighbouring households in terms of relative  poverty, 1,2,3,4 & 5 in descending order. Similarly they ranked 5 neighbouring households in terms of relative affluence. Co-respondent identified  54% of neighbouring households in the highest poverty cohort i.e very poor and 56% in the next higher cohort, i.e poor (selection of households were not mutually exclusive). From the second set of information on relative affluence, not more than 20% of households ever appeared in any of the affluent cohort. So in the selected village incidence of poverty was prevalent in 54% to 80% per cent of households.    

poverty assessment by co respondents




Assessment of affluence by co-respondents


affluence assessment by co-respondents



Housing condition assessments


 rooms per household

 1.26
 percentage of kaccha rooms of all rooms
70
percentage of one room households
 70
percentage of household without separate kitchen  
50
 
 percentage of household with no or kaccha foundation 
         72
 
percentage of households without own homestead land 
74
 
percentage of Indira Awas Yojona receipents 
 
        10
 

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