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
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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 to March 2016 that conditions of 28.01 million people (10.86%). The percentage of the poor population in urban areas by March 2016 of 7.79 percent, dropped to 7.73 percent in September 2016. Similarly, the percentage of the poor population in rural areas dropped from 14.11 percent by March 2016 becomes 13.96 percent in September 2016. Although during the period March 2016 – September 2016 percentage of poverty is declining, but the number of poor population in urban areas rose as much as 0.15 million people (from 10.34 million people by March 2016 becomes 10.49 million people by September 2016), while in rural areas is down as much as 0.39 million people (from 17.67 million people by March 2016 becomes 17.28 million people by September 2016). (Central Bureau of Statistics of Indonesia,…show more content…
The life of scavengers as extremely marginal communities adjacent to the very concern conditions. Every day they struggled with the dirty garbage and germs that most of the people do not want to live in this condition in his life. Usually, the scavenger living off waste bins, even they can stay and live their daily activities with waste. The scavengers work to collect used goods by swarming around a load of garbage trucks being unloaded. Used goods that have been collected and then separated by type, before finally sold to the merchant or stalled
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