Quality of life and income level of Kelantan state poverty in Malaysia

Iskandar Hasan Tan Abdullah, and Nur Azuki Yusuff , and Rosdi Abd Rahman, (2016) Quality of life and income level of Kelantan state poverty in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 6 (6S). pp. 51-57. ISSN 2090-4274


Recent studies of poverty have showed the advantage of breaking down a population into subgroups or district along ethnic, religion or other lines. This studies was looking on the causes of failure poverty elimination programmes. Thus, by decreasing in the poverty level in a subgroup of the district in Kelantan, ceteris paribus should lead to reduce the poverty population. This is supported by the findings of the study where the quantitative estimate the effect a change in decreasing the subgroup of district poverty to non poverty. This study aimed to examine the relationship between the elements in Poverty Line Income (PLI),which measurement of low income was resulted in hardship and inability to make ends meet. The World Bank was also defined the poverty as the marginalization of the fullness of life. A set of 385 questionnaires were distributed to the 2 selected districts namely Bachok and Jeli district. The districts were selected, as it represents the hardcore of PLI. This study applies descriptive and inferential analysis was used to identify the relationship of causes of poverty among Malays especially Kelantanese Malays. The findings showed that all the elements in the PLI model (Quality of life, Religious Practices and Income level) have a relationship with poverty intention among Kelantanese Malays. Thus, the findings also confirm all hypotheses. Income level was the most contributed factor that leads to intention of poverty among Kelantanese Malays. Therefore, it is needed for Malaysia to achieve the poverty rate of as planned in the 11th Malaysia Plan and the goals of the New Economic Model that people have high income and sustained.

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Keywords: Poverty Line Income Model ; Quality of Life ; Religious Pratices and Income Level.
Faculty: Centre for Modern Languages and Generic Development
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2016 02:42
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2016 02:42
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/6136

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