Factors Affecting the Standard of Living Residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar

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CHAPTER I

INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Our country is an ideal area for economic growth. Its mild climate, rich natural resources, and fertile soil suited for plant growth are some of many reasons to justify why our country could be developed economically. It is to be noted; however that increase production means economic growth and a way to raise the living standard of families.

As economic growth improves the average citizen’s standard of living a smaller portion of the population tends to fall below the absolute poverty standard. Society can eliminate absolute poverty through a combination of economic growth and transform of many citizens with more than adequate income to the poor.

Every residents in the Philippines would like to raise its living standard an exactly that of its community fact, every political bigwig aims to improve his home towns above all other.
Most of the people find a way to become successful to have greater income more than enough for their daily subsistence or that would suffice their needs. Those, improve the living standard of the residents. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

Generally, this study attempted to determine some factors affecting the standard of living residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar.
Specifically, this study will answer the following queries. 1. What is the socio-demographic profile of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar in terms of: Age
Sex
Civil Status
Highest Educational Attainment
Monthly Income
2. Are the following factors affects the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar? Ideal household size
Total family income (annually)
Numbers of family members in school
Types of household
3. What are those factors that directly affects and indirectly affects the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar? 4. What is the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar in terms of: Food expenditures

Clothing expenditures
Appliances and utilities
Housing expenditures
Recreation and transportation
Health and education expenditures
5. What recommendation do the respondents advanced in order to uplift their standard of living? OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
Specifically, this study aimed to:
1. Determine the socio-demographic profile of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar in terms of: Age
Sex
Civil Status
Highest Educational Attainment
Monthly Income
2. Determine the following factors that affects the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar. Ideal household size
Total family income (annually)
Numbers of family members in school
Types of household
3. Determine the factors that directly affects and indirectly affects the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar. 4. Determine the standard of living of the residents in Brgy. Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar in terms of: Food expenditures

Clothing expenditures
Appliances and utilities
Housing expenditures
Recreation and transportation
Health and education expenditures
5. Determine recommendation do the respondents advanced in order to uplift their standard of living.

SCOPE AND LIMITATION
This study is limited to the residents in Barangay Cawayan, Catarman, Northern Samar.
The researchers shall base their analysis on the response of the respondents in the questionnaire designed for the purpose of this study. Likewise this is united to the indicators such as: food expenditures, clothing expenditures, utilities, housing expenditures and education. The house hold size, family income, number of family member in school, type of household, employment status of head of the family and nature of work are also considered. The researchers limits their knowledge on the expenses and knowledge in conducting the research.

IMPORTANCE OF...
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