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Labor Market Brief

In line with efforts to support ILO Convention 189 regarding work eligibility for domestic workers (pekerja rumah tangga/ PRT), Indonesia has shown a commitment to protect them through the acceleration of the Domestic Worker Protection Bill (RUU PPRT) which was actually initiated 19 years ago. It is hoped that this law become an umbrella regulation...
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Indonesian migrant workers have contributed to the economy and society of their country of origin, mainly from remittances which can increase family welfare and state income. Nonetheless, the challenge of placing migrant workers comes from the supply side and the PMI demand side. The issue of PMI protection is no less important to pay attention...
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The attention of the Indonesian government to society is proven by programs aimed at poor and vulnerable groups of people. The programs not only give cash or in-kind assistance but also training and empowerment. Based on the Decree of the Minister of Social Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia Number 262 of 2022, the government...
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Indonesia opened the beginning of 2023 with exemplary achievements based on poverty indicators recorded at the end of 2022. The number of poor people in Indonesia had a slight increase, but the percentage of poor people has remained in the single digits and other indicators also improved, such asย the poverty depth index, poverty severity index,...
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In several social and economic aspects, the measurement of gender inequality might be one indicator to track on country’s development. Indonesia has shown good progress over time in the Gender Inequality Index. Even so, in several other indicators, some improvements can still be made. Participation in national health insurance is a program with a small...
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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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