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Table 5 Income composition of the sample households by wealth category.

From: Determinants of rural livelihood diversification strategies among Chewaka resettlers’ communities of southwestern Ethiopia

Income sources (%) Households’ wealth category
Poor (N = 173) Less poor (N = 141) Better-off (N = 70) Total (N = 384)
Crop 29.2 43.1 44.6 42
Livestock 18.4 28.4 40 30.5
Agriculture subtotal 47.6 71.5 84.6 72.5
Petty trade 15 13.5 5.5 10.3
Remittance 1.5 4.3 4.6 4.7
Handcraft 11.5 3.0 2.3 5.0
Non-farm subtotal 28 20.8 12.4 20
Environmental gathering 9.8 4.5 2.2 2.5
Daily wage 14.6 2.8 0.6 4.0
Land rent 0.0 0.4 0.2 1.0
Off-farm subtotal 24.4 7.7 3.0 7.5
Total annual Income 755,400 932,650 660,500 2,348,550
Mean 4366.474 6614.539 9435.7143 6116.0156