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The impacts of socio-economic indicator on urban growth in Selangor, Malaysia

Ibrahim, Illyani and Asmawi, M. Zainora and Abu Samah, Azizan and Salleh, Siti Aekbal (2017) The impacts of socio-economic indicator on urban growth in Selangor, Malaysia. In: International Conference on Social Sciences, Education and Humanities (SOSEHUM 2017), 10th-11th March 2017, Krabi, Thailand. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

All cities in the world including Malaysia are experiencing rapid urbanization which has given significant impact on the variability of socio-economy. The present study is conducted to investigate the expansion of urban growth in the state of Selangor by selecting appropriate socio-economic indicators used in urban growth studies. The study partly aims to describe a set of socio-indicators that most directly contribute to urban growth analysis. The objectives of the research are (i) to test the availability of dataset of each socio-economic indicators, (ii) examine the changes of each indicator in a decade, and (iii) propose new criteria for the selection of socio-economic indicators. Findings are derived from the secondary data from a local government agency and available digital datasets. The result advocates the use of criteria to validate the indicators to be used in future studies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 7316/56293
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-Economic Indicator, urban growth, Selangor, Malaysia
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Illyani Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2017 15:29
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2017 15:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/56293

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