The Role Of Zakat Distribution On Human Development In South Sumatra Province


  • Delta Khairunnisa
  • Didik Susetyo
  • Nurlina Muhyiddin
  • Azwardi


The purpose of this study is to examine the role of zakat distribution on human development in South Sumatra Province. The research was conducted at BAZNAS South Sumatra through surveys and questionnaires to mustahiq households who received zakat assistance programs. The analysis method used includes descriptive and inferential statistics (ANOVA). The originality of this research is that it focuses on the aspects of zakat distribution and human development, including education, health, and economy, and adds social aspects of humanity and devotion. The result of the research is that zakat distribution can play a role in improving the human development of mustahiq households. The benefits of zakat obtained by mustahiq households include five areas, namely improving basic education skills such as reading and arithmetic (education), concern for maintaining cleanliness (health), prohibiting the use of alcohol / illegal drugs, gambling and anti-social behavior (social humanity), having income (economy) and the ability to pray and fast regularly (devotion).


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Khairunnisa, D. ., Susetyo, D. ., Muhyiddin, N. ., & Azwardi. (2024). The Role Of Zakat Distribution On Human Development In South Sumatra Province. Migration Letters, 21(S6), 1940–1950. Retrieved from