Consumption of Family Takaful affected by Microeconomic Factors: A Case Study of Islamic insurance Takaful in Pakistan

  • Syed Alamdar Ali Shah INCEIF Malaysia
  • Kiran Javeria Quaid e Azam School of Management Sciences
  • Omar Masood Chairperson Quaid e Azam School of Management Sciences
Keywords: Takaful demand, Per capita income, Stock (KSE Index), Saving, Interest rate and Inflation

Abstract

This study empirically verifies the link between macroeconomic variables (i.e. income per capita, savings, inflation, stock and index) with the demand for Family Takaful in the context of Pakistan using time-series data from 2006 to 2016 of Pak-Qatar Family Takaful Company and Dawood Family Takaful Company. It was concluded from this study that per capita income is a strong forecaster of Family Takaful demand in Pakistan, while other macro-economic factors such as KSE composite index has significant and positive relationship with Takaful demand in Pakistan. The other three variables i.e. saving, interest rate and inflation are having insignificant relationship with Family Takaful demand in Pakistan.

Author Biography

Syed Alamdar Ali Shah, INCEIF Malaysia

Visiting Faculty

Punjab Group of Colleges 

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Published
2018-04-01