Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Economic and Social Science, ICON-ESS, 17–18 October 2018, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Research Article

Characteristics Study of Street Vendors and Influence on Labor Absorption

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.17-10-2018.2294103,
        author={Nurjannah  Nurjannah and Puti  Andiny},
        title={Characteristics Study of Street Vendors and Influence on Labor Absorption},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Economic and Social Science, ICON-ESS, 17--18 October 2018, Banda Aceh, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICON-ESS},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={informal sector street vendors labor absorption},
        doi={10.4108/eai.17-10-2018.2294103}
    }
    
  • Nurjannah Nurjannah
    Puti Andiny
    Year: 2020
    Characteristics Study of Street Vendors and Influence on Labor Absorption
    ICON-ESS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.17-10-2018.2294103
Nurjannah Nurjannah1,*, Puti Andiny1
  • 1: Economic Faculty, Samudra University, Meurandeh, Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia
*Contact email: nurjannah@unsam.ac.id

Abstract

One of the informal sector which absorb labour are street vendors. Given the limited employment opportunities in the formal sector, street vendors are the easiest option for survival. The main factor of this area to the informal sector selection is due to readily available, flexible in determining the time and place, just relying on local resources and the relatively small scale of business. This research is qualitative and quantitative. Methods of data collection through observation, interviews and a questionnaire distributed to 100 respondents street vendors who were at the city park, the road and sports stadiums. The results showed that street vendors using workforce 1-5 people with a wage of Rp. 10,000-Rp. 50,000 per day. Many vendors who were not satisfied in providing facilities and infrastructure provided by the government. There are some obstacles that they face are like the weather was bad so no many visitors, the demolition carried out by municipal police PP and site management business shanties irregular.