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Type Journal Article - Masyarakat, Kebudayaan dan Politik
Title Faktor-faktor sosial ekonomi yang mempengaruhi keterlibatan penduduk lanjut usia dalam pasar kerja di Provinsi Jambi
Volume 30
Issue 2
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2017
Page numbers 197-205
URL http://eprints.ums.ac.id/41706/
The study aims to analyze: 1) individual characteristics and profession of elderly in Jambi province; 2) socioeconomic
factors affecting involvement of elderly in labor market. Data used in this study is from “raw data”
National Socio-Economic Survey or Survei Sosial Ekonomi Nasionnal (SUSENAS) of Jambi Province in 2015.
The results of the study reveals: 1) the number of elderly working is relatively large. Nearly half (48,99
percent) of elderly have working as their main activity; 2) the characteristics of elderly who work are: a)
predominant in rural areas; b) predominant by men; c) generally has status as the head of the family; d)
generally less educated (only graduate from primary school or below); e) mostly working in agricultural with
a relatively long working hours; 3) The results of binary logistic regression show that age, sex, education,
marital status, status in family, health conditions, and location of rural-urban affect significantly involvement
of elderly in labor market

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