THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY, UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AND REGIONAL ORIGINAL INCOME IN PURBALINGGA REGENCY

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  • Bayu Mahendra Universitas Perwira Purbalingga
  • Aji Priambodo Universitas Perwira Purbalingga
  • Senti Nistiani Universitas Perwira Purbalingga
  • Alfiatun Nur Fitria Universitas Perwira Purbalingga
  • Endah Puspita Universitas Perwira Purbalingga

Abstract

Purbalingga Regency is administratively included in Central Java Province which has a large enough agricultural land, namely 58,266 hectares. When viewed from the total area of Purbalingga Regency which reaches 77,764 hectares, the total area of agricultural land in Purbalingga Regency is 75 percent of the total area of Purbalingga Regency. The COVID -19 pandemic in Indonesia occurred in early 2020 this caused general panic for several levels of society and entrepreneurs.

This study aims to determine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Agricultural Productivity, Unemployment Rates and Regional Original Income. With the result that the number of sub-districts in Purbalingga Regency is 18 sub-districts with the highest productivity value of 82.58 tons/ha, namely Kutasari District and the lowest productivity value of 12.14 tons/ha in Purbalingga District. The average value of agricultural productivity in each sub-district in Purbalingga Regency is 57.53 tons/ha from 18 sub-districts. Agricultural productivity has increased from 63.2 tons/ha to 80 tons/ha, which means that the COVID-19 pandemic has no effect on agricultural productivity. The number of unemployed in Purbalingga Regency in the pre-pandemic period was 22797 people and increased to 30513 people. There was a decrease in PAD Regional Original Income by 200 billion Rupiah.

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2021-07-06

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