Economic Life of Rural Residents

농촌마을 주민의 경제생활실태 연구

  • Ko, Jeong-Sook (Rural Resource Development Institute, Rural Development Administration)
  • 고정숙 (농촌진흥청 농촌자원개발연구소)
  • Published : 2006.12.31


This study was carried out to analyze on the economic life and financial state of rural inhabitants in case study 4 villages by questionnaire interview. To analyze the economic life of rural inhabitants, the data were collected from 191households and the SPSSWIN / ver12.0 was used for analyzing them. The major findings of this study are as follows; 1) Most of them earned living expenditure themselves, over 15% inhabitants lived with their children supports. 2) Over 70% of them couldn't save at all, over 40% of them had debts except inhabitants in plain area. 3) The financial condition of rural inhabitants is very unstable, for the small and irregular agricultural income. Moreover, the ratio of national pensioner and payer are very low. 4) The present economic life compared with 10year ago and future prospect are pessimistic. And the elder household have much financial problems, they live in poor and inferior surroundings. According to the results of research, the policy on support and assistance for economic life of rural inhabitants must be enlarged and enforced, and the financial program and education for them must be carried out nationwide and systematically.