The Effect of Economic Growth on The Absorption of Labor and Public Wellfare In Kediri City, East Java

Nekky Rachmiyati, Novi Theresia Kiak, Bambang Wiwoho

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The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of
economic growth on labor absorption and community
welfare in the city of Kediri, East Java in 2019. This
research is a descriptive study and will supported by
quantitative and qualitative data. Data consists of the
number of Small and Medium Enterprises, types of
business and work force to analyze the writer uses
multiple linear regression method and the Location
Quotient method. The R-square shows the influence
given by the variable economic growth labor absorption
on the welfare variable is 92.8%. The rest is influenced
by other variables outside the regression equation. The
LQ results are 2,612 with a dense population, so the
business of trading and repairing cars and motorbikes
is very developed and can serve the market in Kediri
City, as well as outside Kediri City, second in Kediri City
Information and Communication is the base and
superior sector, this is indicated by an LQ of 2.107.

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