The Early-Age Marriage in Indonesia: Comparison Between Urban and Rural Areas

  • Juli Amira Maulidar Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
  • Aliasuddin Aliasuddin Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh
  • Chenny Seftarita Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Abstract

This study aims to analyze the causes and comparisons of child marriage in urban and rural areas in Indonesia. The variables in this study are child marriage, education, occupation, income, and social environment. The secondary data used is SUSENAS March 2019 data retrieved from Badan Pusat Statistik (BPS). This study employs a quantitative analysis model using the Maximum Likelihood Estimation method (MLE). The results show a positive correlation between parents’ income and child marriage happened in rural areas in Indonesia; hence in urban areas, the ones having a positive correlation are education and social environment. The negative correlation in urban areas is parents’ income and occupation. While in rural areas, there are education, occupation, and social environment. This study implicates that the government must allocate subsidy budgets to productive sectors, for instance, employment and education loan subsidies.

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Published
2021-10-01
How to Cite
MAULIDAR, Juli Amira; ALIASUDDIN, Aliasuddin; SEFTARITA, Chenny. The Early-Age Marriage in Indonesia: Comparison Between Urban and Rural Areas. International Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Finance, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 3, p. 196-204, oct. 2021. ISSN 2682-812X. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijaref/article/view/15494>. Date accessed: 20 may 2024.
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English Section