The Disparity of Human Development Index in Central Java


  • Joko Susanto Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Yogyakarta
  • Didit Welly Udjianto Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran Yogyakarta



Disparity, HDI


This study aims to explore the disparity of the Human Development Index (HDI) in Central Java. The data is secondary data published by Bureau Central Statistics, including the Human Development Index (HDI) and economic growth for 2011-2019. The study used Williamson Index and Klassen Typology to explore the disparity of the  Human Development Index (HDI). The results showed that the Williamson Index decreased along the 2011-2019 period. This means that disparity in the Human Development Index (HDI) was a decline. The situation is following high economic growth occurred in several regencies. Although they have a low score in the Human Development Index (HDI), some regencies enjoy high economic growth.  An increase in economic growth allowed a rise in expenditure, leading to a rise in the Human Development Index (HDI)


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