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Vol. 11, Special Issue 3 (2022)

The socio-economic profile of migrant and non-migrant family and the factors responsible for the migration in South Konkan region of Maharashtra state

Author(s):
SA Wagale, SS Wadkar, VA Thorat, PJ Kshirsagar, SS Manerikar and SA Diwate
Abstract:
Migration has greater impact on economic, social, cultural, political and psychological life of people. Migration may be international or intra-national but it is one of the magnitudes of assessment of changing socio-economic and political condition at national and international level. The size of family was large (8.53) in migrant. Among the family members at native place numbers of earner members were more (3.17) in case of non-migrant sample respondents as compared to migrants (1.45). The number of non-earner members at native were maximum (3.38) in migrant households than non- migrants (2.99). The education score of migrant and non-migrant households at native varied from 9.22 to 10.32, with an average of 9.77. The educational score of migrant members was relatively high (10.95). The total income of non –migrant sample respondents was Rs.255299 while in case of migrant sample respondents the total income was Rs.41894. The major factors responsible for migration were Unavailability of employment opportunities in the village (87.25 per cent) followed by Job opportunities by friends& relatives at migrated place (Siblings) at place of migration(75.75 per cent), Inability to meet basic needs with existing income (71.25 per cent), Attraction of the rural youths towards urban area (69.00 per cent) Small and fragmented land holding (63.50 per cent), No higher education facilities in village or nearby village (55.75 per cent), Health issues and any other reason (14.00 per cent) and (10.25 per cent) respectively.
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How to cite this article:
SA Wagale, SS Wadkar, VA Thorat, PJ Kshirsagar, SS Manerikar and SA Diwate. The socio-economic profile of migrant and non-migrant family and the factors responsible for the migration in South Konkan region of Maharashtra state. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(3S): 07-09.
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