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IJSTR >> Volume 4 - Issue 1, January 2015 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Social Economics Characteristics Of Coastal Small-Scale Fisheries In Tegal City, Indonesia

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AUTHOR(S)

Agnes Puspitasari Sudarmo, Mulyono S. Baskoro, Budy Wiryawan, Eko Sri Wiyono, Daniel R. Monintja

 

KEYWORDS

Key words: coastal area, social economics characteristics, small-scale fisheries

 

ABSTRACT

Abstract: Many complex issues faced the livelihoods of small-scale fishermen in the town of Tegal, including problems of exploiting coastal resources, fish resource decline, changes in the contour of the coastal area, fuel crisis issues, urbanization, all of which put pressure on coastal areas. This study aims to describe the socio-economic characteristics of small-scale fishermen in the City of Tegal. Specifically, the purpose of this study was to determine the profile of respondents, analyzing the economic, social, health and education status. Location of the research was in the Muarareja village, a typical small-scale fishermen village on the coast of Tegal City, Indonesia. The research was conducted from July 2013 to March 2014. Sampling was taken purposively. The samples in this study consisted of 64 fishermen. The data was collected directly by using the questionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The results show that small-scale fishermen in the town of Tegal is in good condition in terms of economic, social, health, and education status, or in other words the fishermen were on a high level of welfare.

 

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