Civilization, Education and Population Age Specific: A Comparison Between Islamic and Non Islamic Countries

RAZZAQ, ABDUR and Ridho, Sari Lestari Zainal and Mellita, Dina (2017) Civilization, Education and Population Age Specific: A Comparison Between Islamic and Non Islamic Countries. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (9). pp. 8243-8246.

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One of civilization measurement is the economic system, therefore this research was focused on the economic system and the influenced factors, including education, population and try to compare two population specific age groups, with consideration that each age groups have different influence, and also try to compare countries with Muslim majority population and non-Muslims ones, based on the thought that Islam as a civilization has inspired the development of other civilizations. Using 110 countries in 2013 data, that were obtained from the World Bank, this was research conducted and those data processed by Multiple Linear Regression analysis techniques. The results of this study indicate that: first, at the significance level of 5 percent, population growth, education, and life expectancy effect on the economy positively, as well as the population ages 65 years and above, this phenomenon supported the fact that life expectancy positively affected the economy, it shows that longer population life cycle period of time contribute positively to the economy; second, the population ages 15–64 years had no effect on the economy at significance level of 5 percent, but has effect on the 10 percent level of significance; third, there was also a difference in term of the effect magnitude, whereas the population group ages 65 and above have a greater effect on the economy than the population group ages 15–64 years old, and fourth, there was no difference in GDP per Capita of OIC and non-OIC countries member.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 300 Ilmu sosial, Sosiologi dan Antropologi > 300 Ilmu Sosial (Umum)
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Depositing User: Abdur Razzaq
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2019 02:50
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2019 02:50

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