Spatial Analysis in Poverty Review Framework of East Java Province


  • Syaiful Hidayat East Java Provincial Forestry Office
  • Darsono Wisadirana Universitas Brawijaya Malang
  • Hilmy Mochtar Universitas Brawijaya Malang,


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


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.

Author Biography

Syaiful Hidayat, East Java Provincial Forestry Office

I was an employee of the eastern Java provincial forestry office as staff programming and budgeting. Has worked for approximately 12 years from 2003 until now. I was an undergraduate education history (S1) graduate faculty of forestry Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) in 2000 and passed the master (s2) at the University of Brawijaya (UB's) 2015.


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Hidayat, S., Wisadirana, D., & Mochtar, H. (2017). Spatial Analysis in Poverty Review Framework of East Java Province. Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, 5(4). Retrieved from