Author(s): Ratna, Munanzar, Wahyuddin Albra, A Hadi Arifin
This study aims to determine the factors that affect the income of fishermen in Lhokseumawe. The data used in this study is primary data sourced from 61 respondents. The method used for data analysis is multiple linear regressions with the linear-log model. Data processing was done by using Eviews-8. The result showed that partially variable of working capital, labour, work experience, and technology have a significant and positive influence on fisherman's income in Lhokseumawe. While together the working capital, workforce, work experience and technology variables also have a substantial and positive impact on fisherman's income in Lhokseumawe Recommendation, fish is an excellent source of animal nutrition for human health, therefore it is necessary local government support to establish fish processing industry into ready-to-eat food (ready-to-eat food) that is more practical as a manifestation of concern towards improving the creative economy and economic empowerment of people around the coastal area.