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Labor Market Brief

The momentum for economic recovery and government policies to stimulate the economy regularly have positively impacted several labor market indicators. In August 2022, BPS recorded an increase in labor force participation and wages for formal workers. This improvement should continue to be a motivation for further improving labor conditions as part of improving people’s welfare.
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Achieving UHC shows commitment from the Indonesian government in improving the quality of human resources, especially in terms of health. This is closely related to efforts that the community can be protected by health insurance or protection. However, this achievement is not necessarily only in terms of quantity but also the use of health insurance...
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The increase in fuel prices in early September 2022 caused considerable turmoil in the community because it affected spending and triggered an increase in the prices of other goods and services. This decision was taken by the government in connection with the increase in world oil prices and in order to reduce the burden on...
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Wages can provide an overview of workers’ welfare, especially for informal workers who tend to fluctuate. In July 2022, BPS noted that the wages of rural workers (farmers) and urban workers (construction workers) increased nominally but decreased in real wages. This condition indicates that the purchasing power of workers has decreased compared to last year’s...
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The first quarter of 2022 was opened by Indonesia with an adequate performance based on the poverty indicators recorded in March 2022. The number of poor people and poverty rate in Indonesia had decreased which is in line with the improvement in the poverty gap and poverty severity index. Nevertheless, the Gini ratio in the...
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Upaya pemerintah untuk mendorong kemandirian masyarakat tercermin melalui penyusunan program bantuan yang lebih produktif dalam rangka mendukung graduasi penerima bantuan tersebut. Salah satu program yang diusung oleh pemerintah adalah Program Kewirausahaan Sosial (ProKUS) yang memberikan tambahan modal kerja bagi KPM PKH yang memiliki usaha rintisan. Selain bertujuan untuk meningkatkan kesejahteraan, diharapkan program ini akan mampu...
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Kondisi ketenagakerjaan di Indonesia pada Februari 2022 menunjukkan perkembangan yang baik dengan penurunan TPT dan peningkatan TPAK. Akan tetapi, terdapat peningkatan pada proporsi pekerja informal, sedangkan persentase pekerja informal yang perempuan lebih tinggi dibandingkan laki-laki. Dengan peningkatan ini, pemerintah perlu semakin memperhatikan hak pekerja perempuan terutama perlindungan sosial sebagai bagian dari perwujudan kesetaraan gender dalam...
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