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Headship rate for population projection in Johor Bahru

Mohamad Rawan, Nurfilzah and Zainun, Noor Yasmin and Alias, Ahmad Rizal and Ibrahim, Izzah Sofea (2016) Headship rate for population projection in Johor Bahru. In: The 9th International Unimas Stem Engineering Conference (ENCON 2016), 26-28 October 2016, Kuching, Sarawak.

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Abstract

Headship rate method is used to forecast population for housing demand. This paper presents the application of the method for forecasting population in Johor Bahru metropolitan city in Malaysia. Data used in the projection was based on census data of Johor Bahru provided by Department of Statistic Malaysia for the period of three years. Headship rate can be determined based on the ratio of head of household in age group by its age group total population. Hence, the purpose for this study is to compare a headship rate in Johor Bahru in year 1980, 2000 and 2010. The finding for the study shows that the male headship rate is higher than female headship rate in the 3 years’ time. For the male, the highest headship rate identified in age group 50-54 years old while for the female, the highest headship rate identified in age group 65-69 years old.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD101-1396 Land use
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 06:54
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 06:54
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11605
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