TOURISM AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX IMPACT ON GROSS REGIONAL DOMESTIC PRODUCT
Keywords:tourism, HDI, GRDP
In addition to the Human Development Index, tourism is now one of the factors considered when promoting economic development. Tourism is a kind of worldwide cultural phenomena that has an inextricable impact on socioeconomic activity. This research intends to examine the impact of tourism and the Human Development Index on economic development in the province of Central Java Indonesia from 2012 to 2021. This study is an associational study. The objective of associative study is to examine the link between two variables. The data used are secondary data from the Central Bureau of Statistics, including information on the number of foreign and domestic tourists in Central Java Province from 2012 to 2021, the Human Development Index for Central Java Province from 2012 to 2021, and the Gross Regional Domestic Product for Central Java Province from 2012 to 2021. Multiple linear regression was used to evaluate the data. Tourism and the human development index have a good and considerable effect on Central Java's economic growth from 2012 to 2021, either concurrently or partly.