Thursday, 24 July 2008

Informal sectors decreased the unemployment rate

Central Bureau for Statistics (BPS) announced that the unemployment rate in February 2008 has decreased compared to the data of February and August 2007. The unemployment problem is saved by informal sectors that use a lot of manpower. The Deputy Chairman of the BPS, Arizal Ahnaf, said that number of employment in February 2008 is 9.43 million, decreased 584,000 than August 2007 or decreased 1.12 million from February 2007. (Kompas, Fri May 16, p. 1)

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