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Table 2 Sources of monthly income by type of household (own-herd vs mixed-herd)

From: Income diversification strategies among pastoralists in Central Asia: Findings from Kyrgyzstan

Type of household (HH) Total no. of HHs Sources of income, in KGS, by the number of participating households in the activity
Herdsman salary No. of HH Sales of livestock Tourism services No. of HH Other wage income No. of HH
Live animal No. of HH Livestock products No. of HH
Own-herd 26     18   13   16   10
 Mean   0 0 17,791 (258 USD)   9315 (135 USD)   37,045 (537 USD)   13,950 (202 USD)  
 Min   0   1000 (14 USD)   375 (5 USD)   23,333 (338 USD)   2000 (29 USD)  
 Max   0   88,750 (1,286 USD)   27,000 (391 USD)   150,000 (2,174 USD)   51,000 (739 USD)  
 Std. dev.   0   21,063 (305 USD)   9631 (140 USD)   14,310 (207 USD)   14,697 (213 USD)  
Mixed-herd 59   50   51   54   13   14
 Mean   17,109 (248 USD)   16,796 (243 USD)   6712 (97 USD)   27,245 (395 USD)   7807 (113 USD)  
 Min   1170 (17 USD)   291 (4 USD)   300 (4 USD)   500 (7 USD)   500 (7 USD)  
 Max   56,000 (812 USD)   150,833 (2,186 USD)   26,250 (380 USD)   100,000 (1,449 US)   27,000 (391 USD)  
 Std. dev.   12,938 (187 USD)   28,562 (414 USD)   5958 (86 USD)   33,006 (478 USD)   8467 (122 USD)  
  1. Other wage income is non-livestock-related employment (e.g. teacher) and services wage (e.g. construction labour)