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Table 7 Types of aspired expansion and gender

From: Aspirations to grow: when micro- and informal enterprises in the street food sector speak for themselves

  Gender of the owner Total
Female Male
Expand the range of products the enterprise offers 148 103 251
Increase production 52 25 77
Invest in new equipment 66 28 94
Improve to a more permanent/solid structure 46 14 60
Increase the size of the enterprise (e.g. bigger space) 27 15 42
Move current enterprise to a better location 26 13 39
Hire staff/hire more staff 2 5 7
Open another enterprise in the area 19 16 35
I never considered what I would do 4 3 7
Refused to respond 0 1 1
Total 390 223 613