chapter  3
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Money Incomes in Gujarat

In trying to understand what is happening to the level and structure of social income, we should start by considering what people earn in money or in kind from their work activities. Actually, few people rely solely on their money earnings, and this applies to salaried employees as well as to small holders and agricultural workers and most groups in society. But in a market economy, money income that a person receives and over which he or she has control is likely to be a strong indicator of their economic well-being.