Vol. 5, Issue 9, Part E (2019)
Socio-economic study of tribal residing in Kota block of Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh, India
The present study was conducted at Kota block of Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh state in India. Total 415 respondents, 127 respondents from Pudu gram panchayat, 82 respondents from Rigwar gram panchayat, 104 from Tendubhata gram panchayat and 102 respondents from Umariya gram panchayat had been selected randomly for finale data collection. This study demonstrates the socioeconomic status of people living in Kota block, Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh in India. On the basis of age, diversity, tribe population, family number, size of family, education, occupation distinct socioeconomic status was studied among population through surveying process. In the gender study, it is young that majority of the respondents were male (86.26%) and only 13.74 per cent were female, while age group data demonstrates variation. In age group, 62.65% were belonged to middle age group (34 to 60 years), followed by 20.96 per cent were belonged to young age group (up to 33 years). Similarly tribe caste based study reveals that, majority of the persons young were belonged to scheduled tribes and second highest is scheduled castes like, family study shows that majority of family in Kota area, relies on nuclear family and remaining 24.34 per cent were lived in joint family. Education data in this area also shoves variable results out of the total studied respondents, 34.70 per cent were educated up to primary school level, followed by middle school 19.03 per cent, high school 8.43 per cent like-wise, source of income in these respondents shows multiple responses out of total respondents, majority of persons were found attributed to agriculture. Family income of the respondents shows distinct variation in the population. Out of total 415 respondents, majority of them 73.25 per cent had annual income up to rs. 20000, followed by 22.89 percent had rs. 20001 to 40000, 2.65 per cent had rs. 40001 to 60000. Among this study, size of land holding, house type, toilet availability, drinking water availability, material possession shows distinct variation in socio-economic status of people living in Kota block, district of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.
How to cite this article:
Durgesh Dixena, DK Patel. Socio-economic study of tribal residing in Kota block of Bilaspur district, Chhattisgarh, India. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(9):345-349.