CONSUMPTION PATTERN OF FOOD COMMODITIES IN AN AREA OF MYMENSINGH

This study is an attempt to generate some micro level information in respect of pattern of consumption of selected food items and the related food consumption parameters. The results showed that rural consumers consumed more rice and non-food items. Per capita consumption of food in general increased substantially with rise in per capita income. The difference between the poor and the rich in terms of nutrition intake was wider in urban than in rural area. The findings also revealed that the quantities consumed or expenditure on food-rain, potato and pulses did not increase much with rising income in both the areas. On the other hand. chances in income were found to have more impact on consumption of other commodities.


Issue Date:
Dec 31 1997
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
ISSN 0237-3539 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/202341
Published in:
Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 20, Number 2
Page range:
93-106
Total Pages:
14
Series Statement:
XX
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