A STUDY ON SOCIO- ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND PROBLEMS OF STREET VENDORS IN COIMBATORE CITY

Dr. G Jayanthi, Baranipriya A, Dr. Sreeanandan

Abstract


Street vending is a global phenomenon and the most visible aspect. Like other informal sector, street vending is
characterized by low level of income, easy of entry, self employed and it involves large number of people. The study
examines socio economic condition and problems faced by the street vendors in Coimbatore city. This study has been
used Percentage and Garrett Ranking Technique. The result reveals that, female's contribution in this sector is lesser than
the male respondents and they were facing problems like health issues, wastage of unsold goods, and insecurity in
employment. Therefore, the government should take some corrective measures to improve their socio- economic and
living conditions of street vendors.


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