A TYPOLOGY MODEL OF POPULATION GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS AND LAND LIMITATIONS IN REGENCY AND CITY, WEST SUMATRA PROVINCE - INDONESIA
Keywords:Land index, Poor population, Total Fertility Rate (TFR), Regional typology
The objectives to be achieved through this study are to 1) Analyze the limitations of land for the cultivation of regencies and cities in West Sumatra Province; 2) Model regional typologies based on indicators growth of population with limited district and city land in West Sumatra Province; and 3) Attract the implications of the typology of the region on population policies in West Sumatra. This study uses descriptive analytical methods and the nature of this research is explained which aims to test various indicators in the study. From the results of the study, it was explained that the high rate of growth population was caused by the high fertility rate in West Sumatra as a result of the pressure on the land or the reduced land index. The existence of pressure on the land and a low land index (insufficient) will have an impact on the ratio of the number of poor people in the regency/city in West Sumatra as happened in Solok city, Bukittinggi city, Padang Panjang city and Payakumbuh city. The implication of population policy for the city of Sawahlunto and Pariaman is how to maintain low population growth, while other cities how to reduce the rate of population growth.