UPM Institutional Repository

Factors impinging human capital of rural youth in Malaysia


Md. Yassin, Sulaiman and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Hamzah, Azimi and Idris, Khairuddin and Abu Samah, Bahaman (2016) Factors impinging human capital of rural youth in Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 11 (3). pp. 186-191. ISSN 1818-5800; ESSN: 1993-6125


The main aim of the present study is to identify the factors impinging the human capital of rural youth in Malaysia. The study is quantitative in nature whereby a developed questionnaire was used to collect the required data. Via a multi-stage cluster sampling, a total of 240 rural youth from four districts in Peninsular Malaysia had been selected as the respondents. Analysis performed confirmed that rural youth possessed a high level of human capital while specific analysis confirmed that there was a significant difference on human capital with the factor of occupation while significant relationship was detected between human capital and the factors of age and income. Several discussions have been highlighted and expectantly it can offer some ideas to the concerned parties in constructing strategies to further enhance the development of human capital among rural youth in Malaysia.

Download File

PDF (Abstract)
Factors impinging human capital of rural youth in Malaysia.pdf

Download (34kB) | Preview

Additional Metadata

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Faculty of Human Ecology
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/sscience.2016.186.191
Publisher: Medwell Journals
Keywords: Human capital; Rural youth; Rural development; Youth development; Malaysia
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2017 03:39
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 03:39
Altmetrics: http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.3923/sscience.2016.186.191
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/56646
Statistic Details: View Download Statistic

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item