This research aimed to conduct an evaluation on development performance from the community’s perspective. This study also identified the community’s aspiration on development issue. This result of research would be expected to be input to Klaten Regency’s Government in defining the priority of development through APBD (Local Income and Expense Budget) of 2018.


The method employed in this research was survey one. The sample was selected using “random sampling technique conducted in 138 survey location points. The research specified standard margin error of 5% at confidence interval of 95%. A total 798 respondents were used as the sample.


The result of research showed that community has positive perception on the quality of development in Klaten Regency. Development sector still needing improvement for its quality included: (1) people farming; (2) SME sector’s role; (3) creating more job opportunities; (4) local government’s stronger commitment to eradicating corruption, collusion and nepotism; (5) public service. Development and service sector appreciated positively by community included: (1) education; (2) health; (3) infrastructure; (4) social help distribution; (5) security, social orderliness and community protection.