Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
The pattern of consumption expenditure of rural households in Haryana: An engel ratio analyses
Author(s): Raman Devi
Abstract: The present paper analyses the pattern of consumption expenditure of rural households to show the frequent changes in both food and noon food expenditure due to changes in income. Consumption expenditure is increasing due to breaking up the traditional joint system and desire for quality life. This paper defines income elasticity of expenditure and food and noon food expenditure of different items. The paper analyses the engel ratio of different food and noon food items. This paper has been made an attempt to examine the impact of socio –economic features of rural households on consumption expenditure.