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Table 4 Income share and number of households involved in various income sources

From: The effects of adaptation to climate change on income of households in rural Ethiopia

Various income options pursued by households (n = 313) Income share (%) Number of households across community groups
Pastorals Semi-pastorals Agro-pastorals Mixed-farming
Income from livestock 65.7 105 40 70 98
Income from non-agricultural wage 0.62 54 39 54 80
Income from cropping 14.1 0 39 54 98
Income from remittance 0.23 11 5 9 11
Income from relief 14.1 103 39 71 98
Income from sales of fuel wood 4.1 92 33 59 69
Income from agricultural wage 1.03 0 0 14 98
Income from self-employment 0.08 15 6 7 23
  1. Source: Collected by authors