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Table 1 Remittance uses

From: Financial development and the end-use of migrants' remittances

Remittance use Share of responses (%)
Food and maintenance 93.54
Construction or repair of home 26.71
Purchase of home or lot 2.93
Vehicle 1.71
Tools 1.10
Livestock 1.10
Agricultural inputs 0.61
Consumer goods 10.24
Start or expand a business 2.44
Education 35.85
Health care 24.51
Pay debt 13.78
Special event 1.46
Entertainment 0.98
Savings 8.17
Other 3.29
  1. Source: Author’s Calculation using MMP124.
  2. Note: Since households can report multiple uses, shares do not sum to 100%.