Malaysian Smart Retirement Cities: Perspectives of retirees


  • Nazni Noordin Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Zaherawati Zakaria Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Mohd Zool Hilmie Mohamed Sawal Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia; Faculty of Information Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Syahmizan Azmi Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Adnan Aminuddin Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah, Malaysia.



Sustainable, Ageing, Retiremen, Smart Retirement City


By 2050, the global population of 60 years and above is expected to double to 2 billion. Malaysia will also experience an increase, with 15.3% of its population over 60 by 2030. The government must establish a comprehensive retirement city framework to improve seniors' quality of life. This study proposes a sustainable smart retirement city framework through interviews with retired individuals using thematic analysis, which comprises Smart Living, Smart People, Smart Infrastructure, Smart Economy, and Smart Environment.


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How to Cite

Noordin, N., Zakaria, Z., Mohamed Sawal, M. Z. H., Azmi, M. S., & Aminuddin, A. (2023). Malaysian Smart Retirement Cities: Perspectives of retirees. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI15), 141–146.