E3S Web Conf.
Volume 200, 2020The 1st Geosciences and Environmental Sciences Symposium (ICST 2020)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Human and Natural Resources|
|Published online||23 October 2020|
Farm worker households in Wonorejo Village, Baluran National Park: socio-demographic characteristics and economic assets
Department of Environmental Geography, Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
2 Geomatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, San Luis Potosi Autonomous University, México
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wonorejo is one of the village near Baluran National Park, East Java that dominated by farm workers. The total farm workers in Wonorejo Village up to 45% by 2018. We know that farm workers are vulnerable groups which have high risk in poverty. But, these groups actually exist in the village. The purpose of this study is to describe socio-demographic characteristics and economic assets of farm worker households in Wonorejo Village, Baluran National Park, East Java. We used primary data with households survey and descriptive quantitative method of analysis. According to social characteristics it is known that the most of household heads of farm workers in Wonorejo Village did not finish primary school (46%) and only 65% of farm workers were all members in healthy condition. According to demographic characteristics, most of farm worker households were headed by male and the number of family members was quite diverse, the average age of farm workers more than 64 years. The result also showed that savings were the one of farm workers strategy for survival.
Key words: Farm worker households / socio-demographic characteristics / economic assets / survival strategy
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