Economics of mechanised and non-mechanised marine fishing - some implications for efficiency

Selvaraj, K N and Swaminathan, N and Sundaravaradarajan, K R and Aswathy, N (2000) Economics of mechanised and non-mechanised marine fishing - some implications for efficiency. In: National Conference on Economics, Extension and Management, 5-6 January 2000, Mumbai.

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Abstract

The study was carried out in Kollam District of Kerala covering 60 respondents each in mechanised and non-mechanised categories. The average level of employment in fishing per household was 316 man-days in motorised category fishing was the major source of income, contributing 85 .33 and 76.02% respectively, with an average annual income of Rs.32, 180 and Rsl2, 612 in case ofmotorised and non-motorised category. The inequality in income distribution of both the categories was found less and the Gini concentration ratios worked out to 0.20 and 0.21, respectively, for motorised and non-motorised categories.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Economics; mechanised marine fishing; non-mechanised marine fishing
Subjects:Fishery Technology > Crafts & Gear
Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:8619
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:15 Jun 2011 14:18
Last Modified:15 Jun 2011 14:18

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