An analysis of the employment trends in Central Java province

S. Subanti, A. R. Hakim, H. Pratiwi, U. S. Sucahyo, E. D. Kurniati

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This paper aims to provide a descriptive explanation about the employment trends in Central Java Province. Using some publication from Central Bureau of Statistics, starts from 2014 until 2017. This paper found that (1) the creation of formal employment is still not sufficient to increase population aged 15 and above; (2) the outcomes of employment still tend to fluctuate to decrease throughout the year; (3) the outcomes tend to concentrated among employment of aged 25 years and female in rural areas; and (4) the service sector and the financial sector accelerate employment growth and an improve the employment elasticity. The suggestion of this study is the local governments still have to maintain the continuity of the momentum of economic growth and the labor market, with a focus on strengthening the job creation needed. The projected workforce population continues to grow with the dominance of the millennial generation above and the high penetration of the digital economy, so it needs to be a major component in the employment development strategy in Central Java Province.

Original languageEnglish
Article number022053
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2019
Event5th International Conference on Mathematics, Science and Education 2018, ICMSE 2018 - Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 8 Oct 20189 Oct 2018


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