Statistics Indonesia: Maluku and Papua Record Highest Growth Rate in Q2 2022

TEMPO.CO, JakartaStatistics Indonesia or BPS reported that Maluku and Papua recorded the highest economic growth rate of 13.01% year-on-year (yoy) in the second quarter of 2022.

BPS chief Margo Yuwono said, however, the two provinces’ contribution to national economic growth was still low.

“The highest growth rate is recorded in Maluku and Papua at 13.01%, but their share in the national economy is only 2.51%,” Margo said at the press conference. today, August 5, 2022.

Margo explained that the mining sector contributed the most to the economic development of the two provinces with 7.83%.

At the national level, Indonesia economy in the second quarter of 2022 was still strongly supported by the island of Java, which recorded a growth rate of 5.66%, and its contribution to GDP amounted to 56.55%.

“The main source of economic growth in Java is the industrial sector at 1.90%, followed by the commercial sector with a share of 0.94%,” Margo said.

Meanwhile, Bali and Nusa Tenggara recorded the lowest economic growth rate of 3.94% in the second quarter of 2022. “The source of growth is the mining sector with a share of 1.24%, followed by the sectors accommodation and catering at 0.73%. ” he said.


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