The Role of Fishermen's Wives to Increase the Incomes of Traditional Fishermen Households (A Case Study at Pangandaran Sub District, Pangandaran District, Indonesia)

Santi Ayu Wantini, Atikah Nurhayati, B. S. Ibnu Bangkit, Asep Agus Handaka
2020 Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research  
This research aimed to analyze working time of fishermen's wives, the income of traditional fishermen households and the contribution fishermen's wives to increase the income of fishermen households. This research was conducted at Pangandaran and Pananjung Villages, Pangandaran Sub-District, Pangandaran District, Indonesia in October 2019 until March 2020. The method used in this research was a case study with the fishermen's wives as the analysis unit. Primary data were obtained from 35
more » ... ined from 35 respondents who were selected using purposive sampling method. The data were analyzed using quantitative and qualitative descriptive methods. The results showed that the type of works fishermen's wives are salted fish processor, "jambal roti" processor, seller fish and net puller. The average of working hours in economy activities (productive activities) is 6.9 hours or 28.6% per day, working hours in domestic activities is 3.8 hours or 15.7% per day and working hours in social activities is 2.5 hours or 10.4% per day. The average of total household income IDR 3,867,560,- or US$ 266.73. The contribution of fishermen's wives to household income is 36% and categorized as "low".
doi:10.9734/ajfar/2020/v7i130110 fatcat:av6ar7yfpzgdjpggg3xt2v6kwi