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Table 5 Major economic activities of the respondents in the study area

From: Drought occurrences and its implications on the households in Yobe state, Nigeria

LGA’s Farming Trading Civil Service Artisan Fishing
Bade 11 (44%) 5 (22%) 2 (8%) 4 (16%) 2 (10%)
Busari 14 (73%) 2 (12%) 1 (4%) 1 (5%) 1 (6%)
Damaturu 4 (23%) 3 (20%) 6 (40%) 2 (17%) 0 (0%)
Fika 13 (56%) 6 (26%) 2 (10%) 2 (8%) 0 (0%)
Fune 37 (72%) 4 (8%) 3 (6%) 5 (10%) 2 (4%)
Geidam 19 (70%) 3 (12%) 1 (5%) 1 (4%) 2 (9%)
Gujba 12 (54%) 3 (15%) 3 (13%) 2 (7%) 2 (11%)
Gulani 9 (51%) 5 (23%) 2 (12%) 1 (8%) 1 (6%)
Jakusko 29 (74%) 4 (10%) 3 (8%) 2 (5%) 1 (3%)
Karasuwa 13 (72%) 3 (15%) 1 (7%) 1 (6%) 0 (0%)
Machina 8 (73%) 1 (10%) 1 (9%) 1 (8%) 0 (0%)
Nangere 12 (70%) 3 (18%) 2 (7%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%)
Nguru 5 (19%) 9 (35%) 6 (23%) 4 (15%) 2 (8%)
Potiskum 10 (29%) 15 (43%) 6 (17%) 4 (11%) 0 (0%)
Tarmuwa 9 (72%) 1 (9%) 2 (12%) 1 (5%) 0 (2%)
Yunusari 16 (73%) 2 (9%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 1 (5%)
Yusufari 15 (79%) 2 (10%) 1 (5%) 0 (6%) 0 (0%)
Total 260 59 44 24 13
% 65 15 11 6 3
  1. Source: Fieldwork 2017