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Table 1 Uganda—consumption by socioeconomic group. Sources: Boysen (2016), UBOS (2013)

From: Exploring the effects of increasing underutilized crops on consumers’ diets: the case of millet in Uganda

Goods Units Rural Urban-lower quintiles Urban-upper quintiles
Quantities Prices Total expend. UGX Own-Price Elasticity Income Elastic Food shares Quantities Prices Total Expend. UGX Own-Price Elasticity Income Elastic Food shares Quantities Prices Total Expend. UGX Own-Price Elasticity Income Elastic Food shares
Millet (Kg) 6.6 1506.0 9875.1 − 1.228 0.950 0.0160 5.0 1506.0 7483.1 − 1.011 0.596 0.0137 8.0 1506.0 12,016.2 − 1.014 0.405 0.0090
Maize (Kg) 39.3 1616.8 63,571.2 − 1.450 1.010 0.1030 31.4 1717.1 53,841.6 − 1.427 0.713 0.0983 31.4 1890.8 59,413.2 − 1.730 0.430 0.0445
Rice (Kg) 3.1 3361.9 10,492.3 − 1.207 0.949 0.0170 6.1 3369.5 20,624.1 − 0.976 0.596 0.0377 11.2 5497.4 61,415.9 − 0.977 0.405 0.0460
Bread (500 g) 2.5 1962.2 4937.6 − 1.233 0.951 0.0080 5.9 1975.0 11,680.9 − 1.193 0.598 0.0213 32.7 1855.3 60,748.4 − 1.344 0.406 0.0455
Sorghum (Kg) 9.9 1615.0 16,047.1 − 1.319 0.950 0.0260 4.7 1703.2 8030.6 − 0.992 0.596 0.0147 1.4 1397.5 2002.7 − 1.013 0.404 0.0015
Sweet & Irish potatoes (Kg) 109.6 625.0 68,508.8 − 0.990 1.030 0.1110 80.4 658.5 52,929.0 − 0.703 0.773 0.0967 79.0 752.1 59,413.2 − 0.405 0.500 0.0445
Cassava (Kg) 94.0 807.4 75,915.2 − 0.570 0.550 0.1230 47.8 816.5 39,057.9 − 0.690 0.613 0.0713 38.3 836.8 32,043.1 − 0.210 0.485 0.0240
Matooke (Kg) 95.5 575.3 54,930.5 − 0.950 1.530 0.0890 89.5 522.1 46,723.5 − 1.263 1.263 0.0853 229.4 555.8 127,504.8 − 0.905 0.715 0.0955
Vegetables (Kg) 42.1 1011.3 42,586.6 − 0.470 0.050 0.0690 32.2 1216.6 39,130.9 − 0.637 0.427 0.0715 47.0 1313.0 61,683.0 − 0.470 0.225 0.0462
Fruits (Kg) 18.9 1110.4 20,984.7 − 1.210 1.240 0.0340 16.1 1202.2 19,346.5 − 0.633 1.073 0.0353 37.5 1636.0 61,415.9 − 0.620 0.845 0.0460
Beef (Kg) 3.1 7268.2 22,219.1 − 1.082 1.919 0.0360 3.4 7331.3 24,986.1 − 0.881 1.869 0.0456 13.0 7541.9 98,065.2 − 0.453 1.074 0.0735
Pork (Kg) 0.7 8304.2 6172.0 − 1.114 1.920 0.0100 0.7 8021.0 5292.9 − 0.916 1.870 0.0097 1.6 7467.4 12,283.2 − 0.908 1.075 0.0092
Goat meat (Kg) 0.9 8633.3 7406.4 − 1.106 1.921 0.0120 0.6 8638.2 5292.9 − 0.912 1.871 0.0097 2.0 8836.5 18,024.2 − 0.893 1.075 0.0135
Chicken (Kg) 1.5 9955.1 14,812.7 − 1.122 1.920 0.0240 0.9 10,280.4 9490.7 − 0.873 1.870 0.0173 3.6 10,237.0 37,183.3 − 0.824 1.075 0.0279
Other meat (Kg) 0.1 10,000.0 1234.4 − 1.119 1.917 0.0020 0.1 10,000.0 730.1 − 0.890 1.865 0.0013 0.3 10,000.0 2670.3 − 0.344 1.072 0.0020
Eggs (2 eggs) 4.1 599.6 2468.8 − 1.139 1.934 0.0040 4.9 596.3 2920.2 − 0.994 1.880 0.0053 27.4 597.3 16,355.3 − 0.949 1.079 0.0123
Fish (Kg) 2.0 12,467.7 25,305.1 − 1.370 1.620 0.0410 1.7 14,201.9 24,456.8 − 1.330 1.513 0.0447 4.7 12,076.1 56,743.0 − 1.250 1.045 0.0425
Pulses, legumes, nuts (Kg) 27.5 2675.4 73,569.8 − 0.760 0.660 0.1192 25.3 2629.4 66,416.7 − 0.837 0.617 0.1213 32.5 2913.3 94,794.2 − 0.765 0.360 0.0710
Milk (Ltr) 17.8 1054.4 18,762.8 − 1.420 1.550 0.0304 19.4 1030.7 19,967.0 − 1.400 1.383 0.0365 61.5 1041.9 64,086.2 − 1.180 0.755 0.0480
Oils & fats (300 ml) 4.2 3096.2 12,961.1 − 0.610 0.770 0.0210 7.9 2075.5 16,316.7 − 0.673 0.717 0.0298 12.8 2712.7 34,713.4 − 0.560 0.375 0.0260
Sugar (Kg) 3.8 5368.9 20,367.5 − 0.946 1.170 0.0330 4.9 5477.4 26,993.8 − 1.038 0.747 0.0493 11.6 5447.8 63,418.6 − 0.975 0.545 0.0475
Soda (300 ml) 3.1 1000.0 3086.0 − 0.965 1.170 0.0050 3.5 1000.0 3467.8 − 0.973 0.746 0.0063 29.4 1000.0 29,372.8 − 0.977 0.545 0.0220
Other juices (Ltr) 0.0 1031.7 0.6 − 0.818 1.174 0.0000 1.0 951.4 912.6 − 0.982 0.747 0.0017 5.6 961.7 5340.5 − 0.988 0.545 0.0040
Coffee & tea (Kg) 15.5 79.7 1234.4 − 0.947 1.077 0.0020 24.9 73.9 1843.4 − 0.927 1.360 0.0034 29.7 159.8 4739.7 − 0.845 1.099 0.0036
Food away (Kg) 16.4 1,031.7 16,911.2 − 1.565 1.081 0.0274 25.9 951.4 24,621.1 − 0.887 1.364 0.0450 223.5 961.7 214,955.8 − 0.899 1.106 0.1610
Beer (500 ml) 1.0 2436.1 2468.8 − 0.683 1.078 0.0040 0.7 2423.0 1642.6 − 0.733 1.359 0.0030 8.4 2381.9 20,026.9 − 0.291 1.103 0.0150
Other alcoholic beverages (300 ml) 9.2 1003.1 9257.9 − 1.802 1.080 0.0150 2.9 1002.9 2920.2 − 2.654 1.365 0.0053 4.7 1003.1 4673.0 − 7.493 1.110 0.0035
Other foods (500 g) 8.7 1270.4 11,109.5 − 1.348 1.078 0.0180 34.8 299.3 10,421.5 − 0.946 1.360 0.0190 7.5 2679.7 20,026.9 − 1.005 1.097 0.0150
Annual per capita expenditure (000 UGX)   1094.3       1107.1       4055.7      
  1. The quantities are per capita per year