Profile of informal sector workers and factors affecting informal sector employment in Jambi Province

  • Purwaka Hari Prihanto Development Economics Department, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Jambi
  • Adi Bhakti

Abstract

This study aims to analyze; 1) the profile of informal sector workers in Jambi Province; 2) The development of informal sector employment in Jambi Province; 3). the effect of economic growth, population, and income per capita on informal sector employment. The data used microdata of National Labor Force Survey, Jambi Province 2015. The results showed; 1) Informal sector workers in Jambi Province 81.5 percent are in rural areas, dominated by male workers, mostly poorly educated, and work in agriculture; 2). During the period 2005-2015, the average growth of the informal sector was 1.3 percent per year, and 3) Simultaneously the economic growth, population, and income per capita had a significant effect on informal sector employment.
Keywords: informal sector, economic growth, population, and income per capita

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Published
2017-12-30
How to Cite
Prihanto, P., & Bhakti, A. (2017). Profile of informal sector workers and factors affecting informal sector employment in Jambi Province. Jurnal Perspektif Pembiayaan Dan Pembangunan Daerah, 5(2), 63 - 70. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.22437/ppd.v5i2.4417