Analysis of human development and poverty in East Java

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The purpose of this research was to look for a grouping pattern of regions in East Java based on index poverty as a benchmark poverty level of East Java and human development index as a benchmark of the quality of human development. Cluster analysis was one of the methods to group observation become the objects of some groups in order to obtain groups that have similarities and differences. This results showed that Gresik, Kediri, Nganjuk, Pacitan, Trenggalek regencies have high poverty index and human development index, whereas Banyuwangi, Jember, Lumajang, Madiun, Malang, Pasuruan regencies have low poverty index and human development index. One of the problems in Malang is that it has four percent of the total area in East Java with the difference counter in south and west area that causes healthy services cannot be maximum implemented. In addition, health workers and facilities that do not spread made the difficult to perform access for health in highlands.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7100-7103
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Science Letters
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2017


  • Cluster analysis
  • Human development index
  • Poverty index


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