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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 (2018) The impacts of socio-economic indicator on urban growth in Selangor, Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 24 (7). pp. 4844-4848. ISSN 1936-6612 E-ISSN 1936-7317

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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: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7316/66812
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-economic indicators, urban scale, urban growth
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Illyani Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2018 10:58
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2019 14:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66812

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