The Community Economic Development Model to Sustainable Provincial Development: in Trang Province
Keywords:Community Economy, Development, Sustainability, Trang Province
The aims of this research were to study 1) to study the Current Situation, Problems, and Community Economic Development Needs of the people in Trang Province. 2) to study the level of Community Economic Development. 3) to study Factors Affecting Provincial Sustainable Development and 4) to present the community economic development model for sustainable development of the province. The sample population consisted of 400 personnel of Trang people. Questionnaires were used as a tool for data collection. The statistics used for data were frequency distribution, percentage, mean, standard deviation and multiple regression analysis.
The results of the study found of 1) Problems People's needs were as follow: 1) low economic expansion because Most of the economic structure depends on the agricultural sector. 2) The use of innovation to increase the value of output is relatively small. 3) Problems of service quality of tourist attractions. 4) Natural resources and environmental issues. 5) Population structure problems in provinces that tend to increase in aging society and 6) drug problem and community economic development have a high level. Regression analysis of community economic development factors: economic development, network development, and the environment affected to the sustainable development of the province at 79.8 percent.
And researcher therefore proposes the community economic development model for sustainable development of Trang Province through economic variables, networks, and environment has been transformed into a community economic development model "TRANG Model”