Working Patterns and Quality of Life of Street Vendors in Chapainawabganj Municipality of Bangladesh

Md. Abu Sayem, Md. Sajidur Rahman, Smriti Akter, Md. Tipu Sultan
2022 Zenodo  
Most of the urban poor in Bangladesh survive by working in the informal sector. Street vendors are regarded as self-employed workers in the informal sector. Street vending is one of the means of earning livelihood, as it requires minor financial input and the skills involved are low. The aim of this paper was to study the working patterns and quality of life of street vendors in Chapainawabganj municipality. For this study, researchers collected data from 70 respondents through convenience
more » ... ing method. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze the primary data. Researchers observed that large family members, low sales, low income, sales pattern, earning member's and excessive working hours impact the working patterns and quality of life of street vendors. Some recommendations were also made to increase their quality of life.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6506287 fatcat:2dlwftbbsvhk7dls66r5f33h74