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Poverty is a complex and multidimensional problem that exists in all Indonesia provinces. Therefore, an effort for comprehensive poverty reduction should be carried out to various aspects of lives. Poverty alleviation is one of the important indicators of successful development.
This study aims at determining the effect of population growth, economic growth, education level, health and unemployment rate on poverty in Riau Province and finding out most dominant factors affecting the poverty.
The study was conducted in Riau Province, Indonesia, using secondary data from BPS - Statistics Indonesia and relevant institutions. Regression analysis was carried out as a data analysis method.