Factors Effecting Towards Personal Bankruptcy among Residents: Case Study in Klang Valley, Malaysia

Mahiswaran Selvanathan, Uma Devi Krisnan, Wong Chui Wen


In Malaysia, there is a notable increase in the number of bankruptcy cases. The personal bankruptcy trend has become one of the major concern to the government. The purpose of this research is to study the factors lead to personal bankruptcy. This research tested the few factors effect on personal bankruptcy based on Klang Valley residents. The research used a quantitative approach and data was gathered from survey questionnaire. The questionnaire measurement quantify the respondent’s response with the help of five point Likert scale. Respondents was designated to respond on the questionnaire by simple random sampling techniques. Data collected was analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. The data has been presented in the form of tables. Relationship that were assessed; credit card debts, money management, financial literacy and non-performing loan effects towards personal bankruptcy. The finding shows that there are positive relationship between money management, financial literacy and non-performing loan. 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijhrs.v6i3.10092

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