Descriptive Research of Social Capital among Low Income Group in Urban Areas in East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
Aziz Amin1, Zainul Zolkifeli2, Mohd Syaiful Nizam Abu Hassan3
1Aziz Amin, Faculty of Applied Social Science (FSSG), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Zainul Zolkifeli, Faculty of Applied Social Science (FSSG), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, Terengganu, Malaysia.
3Mohd Syaiful Nizam Abu Hassan, Faculty of Applied Social Science (FSSG), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Gong Badak Campus, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 17 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 02 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 August 2019 | PP: 267-269 | Volume-8 Issue-2S3 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10460782S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1046.0782S319
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Abstract: The purpose of this study is to identify the descriptive analysis of social capital among low income group. Technological advances make society less directly connected among themselves. According to Malaysia Department of Statistics in 2015, there was 2.7 million of the low income group B40, with 63% living in the urban areas while 37% lived rural areas. This is intense circumstance since family pay can influence others perspectives throughout somebody’s life, for example, personal satisfaction. Social Capital can turn into an apparatus so as to beat this issue and networks are urged to utilize this instrument admirably. This investigation included 288 respondents among low salary bunch in Kota Bharu, Kuala Terengganu and Kuantan. Information was gathered utilizing surveys and analysis was directed utilizing SPSS programming. The outcome demonstrates the component of social capital has a positive dimension. This finding can be used as a foundation to make a predominant procedures or program by the administration with a particular ultimate objective to diminish the dimension of B40 in Malaysia.
Keywords: Low-income Group, Social Capital, Urban Areas.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences