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A social study on Derawan Island Village, Berau District, East Kalimantan Province

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Wartomo, Abdul Rasyid Zarta, M. Fikri Hernandi, Sri Ngapiatun, Erna Rositah

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J. Bio. Env. Sci.15( 2), 50-59, August 2019


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Derawan Island is a tourism destination in Berau District, East Kalimantan Province. This research aims to find out the social conditions of the community in Derawan Island Village, including demographical, economic and cultural conditions. The findings showed that the population of Derawan Island consists of 1,540 people with the sex ratio of 0.98, and the population density of 3.581people/km2, with 59.81% of productive age population and the dependency ratio of 67.21%. The majority of its population is Muslims and the level of their education is low. The main jobs of the population are fishermen and service providers; the workforce participation ratio is 94.08% and the unemployment ratio is 8.30%. The average income of each family is 1,343,750,- per month with a double earning income pattern. The land is used mainly for settlements and yards. Work opportunity of the population is 60.24% and business opportunity is 31.42%. The majority of Derawan Island population is Bajau Tribe. The remaining population is occupied by Bugis, Madura and Javanese. The population establishes a good tolerance among different religions, tribes and traditions. Intertribal marriage between different tribes has created cultural and tradition acculturation. The community of Derawan Island is headed by a Village Chief assisted by Village Apparatus and a Customary Chief.


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