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Indeks kemiskinan pelbagai dimensi sebagai alternatif pengukuran kemiskinan: Kajian kes di Daerah Baling, Kedah


Che Mat, Siti Hadijah and Abdul Hakim, Roslan and Jumali, Siti Norliza (2012) Indeks kemiskinan pelbagai dimensi sebagai alternatif pengukuran kemiskinan: Kajian kes di Daerah Baling, Kedah. Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, 46 (1). pp. 3-12. ISSN 0126-1962

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Abstract

Currently, the measurement of poverty uses one-dimensional approach that is, whether income or expenditure.By using only one variable (dimension) to classify a household is poor or not, it unable to give precise guidance on poverty.Therefore, in this article, we used Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).There are 14 indicators in four dimensions studied.The dimensions are education, health, living standards and wealth.This article used multidimensional poverty index as an alternative for measuring poverty in seven location in district of Baling, Kedah.The results shows, 87.37 percent of households are deprived in obtaining nutrition and about 70.20 percent of households are deprived in the dimension of land ownership.The advantage of this measurement beside knowing the dimensions deprived by a society, this method also can be separated either in rural areas, gender, religion and race.Therefore, it is recommended to achieve more effective poverty eradication, a more appropriate and in conformity with the conditions of poverty must be done so that the solution can be made as needed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: English title: Alternative poverty measurement using multi-dimensional poverty index in the district of Baling, Kedah
Uncontrolled Keywords: povert; multi-dimensional poverty; Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Siti Hadijah Che Mat
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2015 06:31
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2015 06:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/14860

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