Socio-economics factors affecting the non-paddy farm income of paddy households in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
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Numerous studies in the past have discovered a number of socio-economic factors affecting individual income, household income, or non farm income. However, there is still limited information concerning the comprehensive analysis of factors which influence nonpaddy farm income in East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The objective of this study was to determine the effect of eight socio-economic factors to the non-paddy farm income of paddy households. This study was carried out in East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. The study areas were located in the Kutai Kartanegara Regency (Tenggarong Seberang, Loa Janan, and Muara Muntai), Penajam Paser Utara Regency (Babulu, Penajam, and Waru), and Bontang City (South Bontang and North Bontang). This study collected the data by conducting in-depth interviews with respondents. This study used the regression equation to analyze the data statistically. Eight variables are an average age of laborers, average experience in non-paddy farm jobs, average working-days in non-paddy farm jobs, land ownership, number of family dependents, number of non-paddy farm jobs, number of non-paddy farm laborers, and paddy farm income become a set of factors affecting non-paddy farm income.
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