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Table 5 Gini decomposition of rice income by income source and the population sub-groups

From: The impact of uptake of selected agricultural technologies on rice farmers’ income distribution in Ghana

Source Net revenue per acre Income share (Sk) Gini coefficient (Gk) Correlation with total income distribution (Rk) Percentage contribution to total income Inequality (SkGkRk/G) Source elasticity of total inequality (SkGkRk/G)-Sk
Men improved rice variety users income 1213.60 0.127 0.325 0.596 7.8 −0.050
Women improved rice variety users income 1140.20 0.119 0.401 0.852 12.8 0.009
Men fertilizer users income 1424.33 0.149 0.544 0.679 17.4 0.025
Women fertilizer users income 1200.50 0.125 0.329 0.832 10.8 −0.017
Men rice variety plus fertilizer users income 1682.08 0.187 0.395 0.403 9.4 −0.090
Women rice variety plus fertilizer users income 1469.78 0.153 0.515 0.859 21.4 0.061
Men non-users 773.00 0.081 0.582 0.865 12.9 0.047
Women non-users 561.30 0.059 0.466 0.859 7.5 0.016
Total 9591.05 1 0.317   100  
  1. Source: Survey data, 2016