The Decreasing of Agricultural Land Area and Industrial Growing in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta
Department of Agribusiness, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
Economic development can affect many factors, such as agriculture and industry. These two sectors can significantly affect the economic health. Population growth drives the employment opportunity to be increased. Industry become the area that can provide many employments, extend the industry is not easy because the side effect often take agricultural land area for operation. Industry in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta also growing like the other places. The land changing from agricultural land area to other functional land is gradually increasing year by year. This study aim to analyze the correlation between the industrial growth and the decreasing of agricultural land. The data from 2001 to 2016 was analyzed to know the correlation. The results show that there are signicantly correlate between industrial growth and the decreasing of agricultural land in Kulonprogo District, Bantul District, Sleman District and Gunung Kidul District which known as food production center in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. For Yogyakarta City which does not have many agricultural land show no correlation between industry growth and the decreasing of agricultural land area. Therefore growing the industry must consider the land area that be used for expansion.
Keywords: agricultural land area, industrial growth, Yogyakarta, change
Topic: International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture