The Role of the Mining Sector in the Economic Growth of Kolaka Regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia Nur Asmiani(a*), Firman Nullah Yusuf(a), Suriyanto Bakri(a), Nurliah Jafar(a), Alfian Nawir(a), Muhammad Syaifullah(a), Sri Widodo(b)
a) Department of Mining Engineering, Unversitas Muslim Indonesia, 90231, Indonesia
b) Department of Mining Engineering, Hasanuddin University, 90245, Indonesia
The mining sector is one of the economic sectors that influences the economic growth of a region. Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) is one of the indicators to observe the gross economic condition of a region. In this study, an analysis was conducted on the role of the mining sector and other economic sectors in the regional economic growth of Kolaka Regency based on the GRDP data. The goals is to determine the basis of the economic sectors that could increase the economic growth of the Kolaka Regency and the potential of the mining sector in supporting the economic growth of this region. This research required GRDP data of Kolaka Regency and Southeast Sulawesi Province based of constant price for the 2010 base year according to the business fields from 2010 to 2018 and general conditions as well as the map of Kolaka Regency. The research methods used in this study were the location quotient analysis and shift-share analysis. Judging from the contribution of the mining sector to GRDP, the value of LQ > 1, which means the mining sector is a basic sector or a sector that is able to encourage economic growth in Kolaka Regency even able to export outside the region of Kolaka Regency and the mining sector it is a sector that shows fast and progressive growth.