Advances in Management and Applied Economics

Factors Analysis of Household Poverty in Rural Area of West Kalimantan, Indonesia

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    The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors such as education level, family member, working days, age and loan which influence to household poverty in rural area of West Kalimantan. The study was conducted in Senujuh Village, Sejangkung Sub-district, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan. There are 352 Households in Senujuh Village, with a sample of 80 poor households which find out based on the Simple Random Sampling from 105 household which listed as poor. The instrument of data collection used questionnaires and interviews. The study use Descriptive Statistics to describe the household poverty in rural area, furthermore Multiple Linear Regression was used to analyze the factors that influence household poverty in rural area of West Kalimantan. The results showed that 45% head of household were not educated, elementary school level 43.7%, junior high school 8.8% and only 2.5% have senior high school level. Based on the analysis of factors affecting the household poverty in rural area, it was found that the variables of working days and debt have positive significant impact on household poverty. Age of household head has negative significant impact on household poverty. While, education level and family size do not have significant impact on household poverty in this study area.