Factors Impact Elderly People Participate on the Labour Market in Central Sulawesi Province
Kalvin Albert Parinding1*, Chairil Anwar1, Mohammad Ichwan1 and Yobert Kornelius2
1Department of Development Study, Faculty of Economics, University of Tadulako, Jl. Soekarno-Hatta km 9, Tondo-Palu 94118, Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
2Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Tadulako, Jl. Soekarno-Hatta km 9, Tondo-Palu 94118, Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia
This study aims to identify the factors affect the elderly people (60 years and over) participate on the labor market in Central Sulawesi Province. The sample of this study is based on the number of Sakernas respondents in the August 2017 period in Central Sulawesi. The purposive sample of this study focus on aged of 60 and over with the total 1.192 people. Multiple logistic regression approaches were carried out to analyse the data. Logistic regression is one of the nonparametric statistical methods for testing hypotheses and describes the relationship between one or more independent variables and one dichotomous dependent variable. The results showed that the reasons of the elderly to enter the labor market was that they were male, married, breadwinner, uneducated and living in rural areas. Meanwhile, the relationship between age and work participation is negative. It means that the elder people the opportunity for the elderly to enter the labor market has also been decreased.
Keywords: elderly people; labour Participation
Int. J. Grad. Res. Rev.Vol-4, Issue-3: 116-122