Causes And Consequences Of Poverty In Indonesia

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The rapid city development, limited employment opportunities, as well as the large number of labor issues that have not been resolved in the region, causing migrants came to the city to find work. The increasingly dense population and ever-increasing unemployment due to layoffs and low quality of human resources are owned as well as the difficulty of finding a job due to the limitations of the available jobs, resulting in the migrants survive by selecting a job as a scavenger.
Based on data from Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) and Ministry of Social Affairs (Depsos), Indonesia 's poor population in 2002 reached 35.7 million and 15.6 million (43%) of which categories include poor and needy. Overall, the percentage of the poor population and the poor to the total population of Indonesia is approximately 17.6% and 7.7%. This means that on average if there are 100 people Indonesia gathered, as many as 18 people whom poor people, consisting of 10, not poor people and 8 poor people. (Fadillah & Dastina, 2010).
The emergence of a society that works as a scavenger is one of the consequences of the problem of poverty. The number of the poor population keeps increasing. This increase is often encountered, especially in big cities. The following data from BPS in September 2016, the number of poor population ( the population with per capita monthly expenditure below the poverty line) in Indonesia reached 27.76 million people (10.70 percent), reduced by 0.25 million people compared

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