Social Capital and Perception Toward the ICT Impacts on Village Development in Border Area

Vience Mutiara Rumata, Olivia Nelar, Awit Marwati Sakinah


This is an explanatory research which aims to find out the relationship between social capital – bridging and bonding – to the perception on ICT for rural community in the border area. This study uses quantitative method by using questionnaires in Kifu Village, Kupang Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. The systematic random sampling method was applied in the population of adolescent aged 16-18 years old. The result is that bridging and bonding social capital has a significant effect on the perception on ICT for rural development with R2 values of 33.2%. Non-social capital factor such as internet self-efficacy has impact on youth perception toward ICT for rural development.


capital social; perception; ICT; integrated broadband village


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