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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2022, Vol. 10, Issue 4, Part C

Socio-economic status of fishermen of the Padma River at Rajshahi city corporation area in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh


Author(s): Afroza Subrin, Md. Istiaque Hossain, Nahid Sultana, Naznin Nahar and Mona Ashis Chowdhury

Abstract: The recent research work was carried out during the period June to December 2018 to evaluate the socio-economic status of fishermen of the Padma River under Rajshahi district. The socio-economic status of fishermen was conducted on the basis of their personal life and daily living elements. Findings of the present research work it can be seen that most of the fishermen were 31-40 years (52%), Maximum residents are Muslim (96%). The family size of fisher’s community is usually consisted of 57% of nuclear family. About 19.17% residents were high school pass and 22.5% had passed primary level. About 28.33% fishermen had can sign and 30% fishermen were illiterate. About 84.17%% fishermen were completely depending on fishing, 10.83% were occasional fisher’s with day labor and only 5% in fishing with other occupation. About 62.5% of fishermen took allopathic, 21.67% homeopathic, 13.33% herbal and 2.5% allopathic and homeopathic treatment.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i4c.2715

Pages: 213-219  |  92 Views  12 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Afroza Subrin, Md. Istiaque Hossain, Nahid Sultana, Naznin Nahar, Mona Ashis Chowdhury. Socio-economic status of fishermen of the Padma River at Rajshahi city corporation area in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2022;10(4):213-219. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i4c.2715
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