Global Review of Islamic Economics and Business
Vol 1, No 3 (2014)

Understadning Faraid: the Case of University Students

Echchabi, Abdelghani (Unknown)
Musse, Osman Sayid Hassan (Unknown)

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Publish Date
05 May 2015


The purpose of the study is threefold (1) to examine the level of faraid awareness among university students, as well as (2)the factors that may influence it, and (3)to investigate whether there is any difference between the various groups of respondents based on gender, education level, age and country of origin. The study uses three main statistical techniques to analyse the data, namely, one sample t-test, MANOVA and multiple regression. The data was gathered by distributing the questionnaire to 150 students of International Islamic University Malaysia. The findings indicate that overall the students have good knowledge about faraid. Nevertheless, the students were found to have a misconception and misunderstanding regarding female share in inheritance in Islam. In addition, the findings show that there is significant education level difference in faraid awareness. Finally, the findings conclude that among the variables initially included in the study, only facilitating conditions is significantly influencing the level of awareness of the university students.

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Economics, Econometrics & Finance


The scope or coverage of this International journal will include but are not limited to: Islamic Economics, Islamic Business, Islamic banking, Islamic capital markets, Islamic wealth management, Issues on shariah implementation/practices of Islamic banking, Zakat and awqaf, Takaful, Islamic ...