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International Journal of Home Science

2017, VOL. 3 ISSUE 1, PART B

K.A.P study on food expenditure and consumption pattern at household level in Lucknow city

Author(s): Jyoti and Neetu
Abstract:
Food is an integral part on one’s life. One cannot live without food for more than a few days. It supplies energy and gives a feeling of social security. Food expenditure is an excellent indicator of economic well-being of people. If the society is wealthy proportionately high expenditure will be made on secondary necessities, comfort, luxury products and conspicuous consumption. Food consumption behavior has always been linked to status and particular food has been accorded high status because of their price, scarcity or association with particular groupsrnFood consumption expenditure refers to the monetary value of acquired food, purchased and non-purchased, including food expenses on away from home consumption in bars, restaurants, food courts, work canteens, street vendors, etc. total consumption expenditure refers to the monetary value of acquired goods for consumption, food and non – food items, consumed by member of household.
Pages: 72-74  |  315 Views  20 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jyoti, Neetu. K.A.P study on food expenditure and consumption pattern at household level in Lucknow city. Int J Home Sci 2017;3(1):72-74.
International Journal of Home Science