21/01/2020. This study aims to determine the predominant cooking energies in Madagascar among urban populations. It was conducted among a sample of 1221 people living on the Big Island in its largest cities. The results show that coal remains the energy most used by Malagasy people for cooking. We also sought to know the budget allocated by a household to cook their food.
Cooking energies in Madagascar
The breakdown of cooking energy use is as follows:
Note: the total of these distributions is not 100% because several choices were possible to answer this question.
Are the Malagasy ready to use something other than coal?
We were interested in Malagasy people who only use coal to cook their food and asked them if they were willing to use another cooking energy if that was possible. Here are the results:
|Would you be willing to use anything other than charcoal to cook your food?||Percentage|
It is interesting to note that the vast majority are willing to use cooking energy other than coal.
Monthly budget allocated to cooking energy
Here is the average amount spent per month cooking food in Madagascar:
|Monthly budget for cooking energy||Percentage|
|Less than 10 000 Ar||12,61%|
|10,000 to 15,000 Ar||9,91%|
|15,000 to 20,000 Ar||10,81%|
|20,000 to 25,000 Ar||13,51%|
|25,000 to 30,000 Ar||10,81%|
|30,000 to 40,000 Ar||15,32%|
|More than 40 000 Ar||27,03%|
Data sheet for this survey
Survey conducted by Stileex Data among 1221 respondents from January 15 to 21, 2020 in Madagascar. Poll ID: #543932.
Description of the sample :
|Under 18 years old||2,69%|
|Between 18 and 24 years old||25,23%|
|Between 25 and 34 years old||46,85%|
|Between 35 and 49 years old||18,92%|
|Between 50 and 64 years old||6,31%|
|Over 65 years old||0,00%|
|Province of residence||Percentage|
|Executive or senior manager||20,72%|
|No professional activity||4,51%|