Some socioeconomics characteristics of older population in Malaysia

W. A. Wan-Ibrahim, Zainab Ismail

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Demographic aging has been a twentieth century phenomenon. As the number and percentage of the older population continues to increase, the need for extensive and current information on this older population increases. This article aims at analyzing some aspect of social and economic aspects of demographic aging in Malaysia. Secondary data in this discussion is taken from the report of Population and Housing Census of Malaysia and various books on the demographic aging in Malaysia. This paper describes some aspects of the demographic aging in Malaysia in terms of ethnic variations, state level proportions, age structure, marital status, educational attainment, and employment status.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1577-1579
Number of pages3
JournalAdvances in Natural and Applied Sciences
Volume6
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Malaysia
Population Dynamics
Population Characteristics
socioeconomics
demographic statistics
Aging of materials
Population
marital status
Educational Status
Marital Status
Censuses
age structure
population growth
Economics
economics

Keywords

  • Demographic Aging
  • Demographic Structure
  • Older Population
  • Population

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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Some socioeconomics characteristics of older population in Malaysia. / Wan-Ibrahim, W. A.; Ismail, Zainab.

In: Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 8, 2012, p. 1577-1579.

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