Paper Title
People’s Participation in Creating the Develomment Plan of Phopaisan Sub-District Local Administration Organization, Kusuman, Sakon Nakorn Province

Abstract
The purposes of this research are to study people’s participation in creating the development plan of Phopaisan sub-district local administration organization, Kusuman, Sakon Nakorn province, and 2) to find out the differences of factors concerning personalcharacteristics affecting such people’s participation in creating the development plan.Population is 6,788 local residents in the area of Phopaisan sub-district local administration organization, Kusuman, Sakon Nakorn province while samples include 400 local people. (Yamane, 1973) Research tool is a questionnaire. Statistics employed include descriptive statistics, percentage, and S.D. The research results disclose that the people’s participation in creating development plan of sub-district local administration organization with highest average scores is participation in decision making (4.06) followed by participation in evaluation (4.04). However, the participation with lowest mean scores is participation in profit gaining (4.00). The results of comparing factors concerning personal characters and the level of participation in creating the development plan of sub-district local administration disclose that there is no statistical difference between such personal characteristics as gender, occupation and level of education, and their level of the participation. However, there is statistical difference among people with different ages and their participation in terms of operation and profit gaining. There is also statistical difference among people with different income and their participation in terms of decision making and profit gaining. Keywords— People’s Participation, Development Plan,Sakonnakon Province.