International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


ISSN: 2456-0421

Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)

Status of scheduled tribes in rural India: with special reference to economic status of scheduled tribes in rural Andhra Pradesh

Author(s): Dr. Ericharla Raju, Dr. S Radha Krishna
Abstract: India has the second largest concentration of tribal population in the world next to Africa. 86.53% (1, 70, 79,464) households are earning monthly income of highest 5000/- rupees, and 8.95% (17,65,828) households are earning monthly income of highest between 5000/- to 10000/- in tribal population in India as per SEC 2011 census. Present research article discuss about the status of scheduled tribes in rural India with special reference to economic status of scheduled tribes in rural Andhra Pradesh. In this research out of 459 respondents majority of the respondents 62.3% (286) are males and another respondents 37.7 % (173) are females. 87.4% (401) respondents’ economic position of the family is low class (very poor), 12% (55) economic position of the family is middle class, and only in respect of 0.6% (3) family’s economic position is high class.’ Out of 459 respondents majority of 90.2%(414) respondents main occupation is coolie. Out of 92.8% (426) respondents, majority of 27.2% (116) revealed that annual income of respondents is between 15001-20000/- The average annual income of respondents is 50,516/-, with a maximum annual income is 60001/-, and the minimum annual income of respondents is 5000/-, Out of 426 respondents majority of 99.03% respondents are earning the annual income below 60000/- rupees in my study. Out of 98.5% (452) respondents, majority of 23.2% (105) revealed that total annual income of households are between 20001/-25000/-, 17.0%(77) are between 25001/- -30000/-, 12.2%(55) are between 30001/--,35000/-, The maximum total annual income household is 60001/-, the minimum total annual income of household is 5000/-, 98.07% annual income of households are earning below 60000/- majority of 22.9% (105) revealed that total annual expenditure on food of households are between 15001/-20000/-, 20.7 %(95) are between 20001/- -25000/-, 16.3%(75) are between 25000/--,30000/-, the maximum total annual expenditure on food of household is 5000/-, and the minimum of total annual expenditure on food of household is 60001/-. 99.8% household’s total annual expenditure on food is below 60000/-. Out of 459 respondents, majority of 22.2% (102) revealed that total annual expenditure of household are between 20001/-25000/-, 17.2%(79) are between 25001/- -30000/-, 12%(55) are between 30001/--,35000/-, 11.1%(51) are between 15001/--20000/-, 10%(46) are between 35001/--40000/-, The maximum total annual expenditure of household is 60001/-, the minimum total annual expenditure of household is 5000/-. Out of 124 respondents, majority of 62% (78) revealed that saving of households are less than 2000/-, 10.5%(13) are between 10001/--12000/-, 8.1%(10) are more than 20001/-, 6.5%(8) are between 2001/--,4000/-, 3.2%(4) are between 14001/--16000/-, 2.4%(3) are between 12001/--14000/-, The maximum total annual savings of household is 25,000,and the minimum total annual savings of household is 1200/-. The average total annual debt of household is 11000 /-, maximum total annual debt of household is 1, 55,000/- and the minimum total annual debt of household is 1000/-.
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