Spatial Analysis in Poverty Review Framework of East Java Province

Syaiful Hidayat, Darsono Wisadirana, Hilmy Mochtar


Nowadays, classic and fundamental problems faced by developing countries in general such as Indonesia are high-degree of poverty both at national and regional levels. According to Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) data in 2013, it was recorded that number of poor people in Indonesia has reached 28.55 million people (11.47%) where 17.06% of them live in East Java Province or equal to 4.87 million people or about 12, 7% from total population in East Java Province. A high percentage of poor people in districts or cities will easily found in the areas dominated by agriculture sector-based activities. This high percentage of poor people was related to level of human development in district/city. Therefore, this study aimed to analyze the spatial patterns of poverty, human development and social and economic activities, and its relation by using principle component analysis (PCA) followed by multiple regression. From analysis result of the spatial pattern and linkage analysis there were five (5) patterns which addressed poverty policy directives that can be used as a basic overview to addressed poverty in East Java Province.


spatial analysis, poverty, economic development, human and social development, Principle Component Analysis (PCA)

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