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AUC GEOGRAPHICA, Vol 56 No 2 (2021), 168–181
Gender differentials in poverty among migrants in rural border communities of Oyo state, Nigeria
Kehinde Olayinka Popoola, Gbenga John Oladehinde, Eniola Animasaun
announced: 02. 10. 2021
The study examined relative poverty among migrant men and women in rural border communities of the Oyo State. Three rural border settlements were randomly selected in Atisbo and Saki-west Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Oyo State. Two hundred and four (204) questionnaires were administered to the father and mother in 102 migrant households and 198 questionnaires were retrieved for analysis. Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA), the study revealed that women have a higher poverty level than men. Also, the Principal Component Analysis revealed that the high loadings of factors on component one (Dwelling Conditions), for both men and women, imply inadequate living conditions. This indicates the need for improved dwelling conditions for the migrants and also the need to focus on gender-based poverty interventions especially among females, as they are more affected by poverty.
keywords: poverty; gender; migrants; border communities; rural communities
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