Author(s): Rusman Rasyid, Gufran D. Dirawan, Ramli Umar, Nurlita Pertiwi
This paper describes the factors that influence the income of poor households in the city of Makassar along with alternative remedies. The research method is explanatory research with a quantitative approach. The study involved 100 heads of poor households as respondents. The sample is determined by the proportional area random sampling method. Data analysis using multiple linear regression method with F-test and t-test. Determination of alternative poverty alleviation was analyzed by the AHP method. The results showed that the age and education level of the head of the family affected family income. The best alternative to handling poor (low income) families in Makassar City through increasing economic access and knowledge and skills related to increasing community income.