Jakarta’s Latest Employment Figures Released

Jakarta – Indonesia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased in 2014. Unaffected from the January 2014 revised rate, and up 2.0 percentage points from 9.3 percent a year ago.

The city’s latest rate was the lowest since 2006 when it was 7.0 percent. There were thousands and thousands jobless

Indonesians out of a labor force of almost a billion. The country’s unemployment rate was increased this year.

Jakarta’s unemployment rate was some points lower than the Indonesia rate and was below the national rate for the past month.

Jakarta’s seasonally adjusted total employment was about 8 million this 2014, a decrease of thousand jobs over some months. As compared to last year, the number of jobs in the state was down by at least 200,000, a decrease of some percent. Generally, the number of jobs was down by some percent over the year. Jakarta’s annual job growth rate has declined since last year.

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