Trai Shatabdi GGS Khalsa College
Professor and Head
Department of Social Sciences
Guru Nanak Dev University
Concentration of income is a major problem in Punjab. The analysis of income distribution is very important in order to know the inequalities among different occupational groups. Taking into consideration of it, the present study examined the income inequalities among different occupational groups in rural households of border districts of Punjab state of India. To accomplish this objective, primary data has been collected from 360 rural households from three border districts of Punjab. The result shows that there is a large scale concentration of income among different occupational groups in rural households of the border districts of Punjab state of India. The study concludes that Inequalities in income distributions are found not only among districts but also among the households of different occupations in Punjab.
Key words: Income, Concentration, Occupations, Districts, Inequalities, Punjab.