Determinants of Household Energy Consumption in Nigeria: Evidence from Ogun State

Bamiro, O. M. and Ogunjobi, J. O. (2015) Determinants of Household Energy Consumption in Nigeria: Evidence from Ogun State. Research Journal of Scial Science and Management, 4 (12). pp. 35-41. ISSN 225117

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Abstract

This study examines household energy consumption in Ogun State. Primary data on socio- economic characteristics of household head, expenditure on energy and non energy sources were collected from 150 respondents using stratified random sampling technique. Descriptive statistics and multinomial logit were used for data analysis. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze socio economic characteristics of household head and to determine the share of each energy source on total expenditure on energy. Multinomial Logit and Tobit regression models were employed for the analysis of the determinants of fuel choice, the determinants of energy consumption. The determinants of fuel choice (solids) are prices of wood and kerosene and family size squared significantly and positively influence the choice of fuels while prices of wood, kerosene and electricity determines the monthly household’s expenditure on fuels. The effect of family size on the choice of fuels is negative and nonlinear

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: NIL
Uncontrolled Keywords: Determinants, fuel choice, energy, consumption
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: OLASUNKANMI BAMIRO
Date Deposited: 15 May 2015 08:47
Last Modified: 15 May 2015 08:47
URI: http://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/210

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