International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences

Urban Youth Subjective Well-Being in Malaysia: Potential Factors

Author(s): Siti Aisyah Ramli, Bahaman Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi Abu Samah, Hayrol Azril Mohammed Shaffril


This conceptual paper aims to identify the potential factors for subjective well-being among urban youth in Malaysia. To understand urban youth’s subjective well-being is important as it offers a comprehensive view on the issue. Based on a review of literature and document analyses, it concludes that subjective well-being is not merely covering the tangible aspects such as physical infrastructure and the economy, but also the non-tangible aspects such as emotional, social, political, spiritual, psychological, happiness and others.


Urban Youth, Subjective Well-being, Youth Development

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.6007/IJARBSS/v7-i4/2827     Pages: [538-543]