Paper Title
Factors Affecting The Human Development Index In Musi Rawas Regency South Sumatera Province

An achievement of economic development in a country is affected by the process of human development. That achievement essentially could not be separated from how much the human quality in a country. The indicator that is able to measure the human quality in a country is the Human Development Index (HDI). The HDI is an indicator used to measure one of essential aspects related to the quality of economic development, the degree in human development. The HDI has three elements comprising health, education received, and the standard of living or frequently known as economy. This research aims to observe and review factors affecting the HDI in Musi Rawas Regency South Sumatera in 2004-2010. Data was processed by the multivariate regression. The result of the research shows the R2 value of 0.878. This explains that the HDI improvement could be carried out by efforts to advance health facilities, opportunities to receive education, Gross Domestic Regional Product (GDRP) per capita, and opportunities to get a decent job. Keywordsó HDI, health, education, GDRP, job opportunities