This study aims to determine (1) household income, (2) family expenses, (3) wife's income contribution, (4) wife's income for three main activities (social, economic, and domestic), (5) household poverty level. This research was conducted in Lape Village, Sumbawa Regency, NTB. The population in this study was calculated using the Rao Purba formula, obtained 100 respondents. Analysis of the data used in this study using descriptive analysis. The results of this study indicate that (1) the highest average wife's income per year is Rp. 20,880,000 by the kiosk owner and the lowest average wife's income is by the teacher, which is Rp. 2,304,000 per year, (2) the average expenditure for food per year is 46%, and non-food is 54% (3) The average contribution of wife's income is relatively small at 22 percent but plays a significant role in the family as seen from the average wife's time spent on economic activities by 33 percent, (4) The poverty rate of Lape Village households which are still classified as poor households, namely 40 families (51%) consisting of the poorest seven families (9%), impoverished 16 families (20%), poor 17 families (22%) and not poor as many as 39 households. (49%).
Income, Contribution, Poverty Level, Empowerment, COVID-19, Wife
Denny Hambali "The Examination of The Wife's Role in Supporting the Economy During the COVID-19 Pandemic" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals Volume 5 Issue 7 2022 Page 6-12
Denny Hambali "The Examination of The Wife's Role in Supporting the Economy During the COVID-19 Pandemic" Iconic Research And Engineering Journals, 5(7)