The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 6
Page No. 1186 - 1193

Work Stability, Economic Pressure and Family Welfare in Indonesia

Authors : Euis Sunarti

Abstract: This study aimed to analyze the differences of economic pressure and family welfare by work stability and the effect of work stability and economic pressure on family welfare. This explanatory study involved 240 intact families with school-age children each 120 families with SWF (Stable Work Families) and USWF (Un-Stable Work Families), selected by disproportional stratified random sampling. The research was conducted in eight sub-districts and four districts of the two administrative regions (Bogor regency and municipality, West Java Province, Indonesia). Data collected include: family characteristics, family economic pressures and the welfare of the family. The result revealed that SWF have a total, objective and subjective family welfare higher than the USWF. It also showed that the more stable the job of families, the higher the prosperity of the family; the greater the total expenditure, the higher the welfare of the family and the lower the ratio of expenditure on income per capita, the higher the family welfare. Thus, it is very important for the stakeholders of the development of a prosperous family to improve the macro-economic system that can reduce the uncertainty and vulnerability related to family livelihood systems.

How to cite this article:

Euis Sunarti , 2018. Work Stability, Economic Pressure and Family Welfare in Indonesia. The Social Sciences, 13: 1186-1193.

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