Economic Aspects of Drugs Trading in Yogyakarta

Edy Suandi Hamid, Jaka Sriyana


Drugs trafficking needs to press because give effect big losses either directly or indirectly. BNN (National Narcotics Agency) reported that the loss of national economic and social aspects as a result of drugs abuse peaked at 48.2 trillion rupiah in 2011. Developments in the National Survey on Drugs Abuse conducted BNN mentioned that the Central Java included in the 5 largest province in terms of wealth and drugs consumption. This does not rule out the possibility that the Yogyakarta area both administratively and in fact very close to the regional Central Java also has the possibility to be part of that list. Therefore this study will try to assess the social and economic impacts of drugs trafficking in the region of Yogyakarta. The methodology used in this study is descriptive statistical analysis of primary and secondary data related to drugs trafficking and economic data in Yogyakarta. Assessment of the activities carried out are known patterns of drugs trading in Yogyakarta district, which can be seen from the number of cases of drugs abuse in the region. While the views of users, the biggest drugs trading patterns are among the productive age of 20-40 years. As a result of this drugs trafficking, both the total economic losses and social costs borne by users reached 1430.30 billion, amounting to 89.12% of total revenue Yogyakarta.

Keywords: Economy, drugs, trading, pattern.

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