The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to Indonesia and Timor-Leste. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Jakarta.


  1. Population mobility and HIV/AIDS in Indonesia

    15 November 2001

    The aim of this study is to use existing information to provide a comprehensive picture of the levels, patters, composition and trends of the various types of contemporary population mobility occuring within Indonesia, as well as from and to the country. Insofar as it is possible using existing data, the study aims to indicate how population mobility in Indonesia is linked to the existing and likely futue diffusion of HIV/AIDS.

  2. Baseline survey of APINDO - the Association of Indonesian Employers

    01 July 2001

    Intended to provide a little assistance to identify the matters that as a priority must be addressed to improve the capabilities of APINDO.

  3. Catalogue on the worst forms of child labour in Indonesia

    30 April 2001

    Provides an overview of the worst forms of child labour in Indonesia. Briefly details the evils of the worst forms of child labour, describes what interventions have taken place and states what is needed in the future.

  4. Job creation in small and medium-sized enterprises : Guide to ILO Recommendation No. 189, adopted by the ILC 2-18 June 1998

    01 January 2001

  5. Tripartite consultation

    01 January 2001

    This is the second General Survey on the 1976 instruments on tripartite consultation. The focus of this Survey relates specifically to the requirements for consultation with regard to international labour standards or other aspects of the ILO’s activities covered by Recommendation No. 152.


  1. Estimating employment elasticity for the Indonesian economy

    20 October 2000

    One indicator widely used for analysing the operation of the labour market is employment elasticity. The latter measures the percentage changes in employment induced by changes in GDP.

  2. Labour market dynamics in Indonesia: analysis of 18 key indicators of the labour market (KILM) 1986 – 1999

    01 September 2000

    In accordance with ILO’s manual on Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM), the analysis in this report focuses on the trends of 18 indicators of labour market in Indonesia. These indicators are organized into seven major dimensions of labour market, including labour force, employment, unemployment and underemployment, educational attainment, wages and compensation costs, labour productivity and labour costs, poverty and income distribution.

  3. Minimum wage and the welfare of Indonesian workers

    01 August 2000

    The third in a series of Occasional Discussion Papers launched by the ILO Jakarta Office in the Spring of 1999 to assist Indonesia with ideas and analysis which could contribute to its uphill task of recovery from the socially devastating financial crisis.

  4. Providing information to outgoing Indonesian migrant workers

    20 July 2000

    It is apparent that lack of information is an important factor in the various problems faced by Indonesian overseas migrant workers. Indonesia is not alone, other countries that send migrant workers overseas are facing the same problems.

  5. Restructuring of the social security system in Indonesia

    01 July 2000

    This assignment arose from the ILO Employment Strategy Mission to Indonesia as regards the findings in the field of social protection, and in particular, the serious problems of the Jamsostek scheme for employees in the private sector and State Owned Industries.

  6. Gender dimensions of the economic crisis and employment in urban informal and rural sectors in Indonesia

    28 April 2000

    In the face of Asian crisis, there has been increasing concern that women workers may be disproportionately affected by the downturn in Indonesia. However, the nature of the impact and changes that have been occurring in the country required specific and in-depth gender -differential impact assessment on employment and economic opportunities in various sectors.

  7. Consultative forum on a strategy for employment-led recovery and reconstruction in Indonesia: conclusions

    28 February 2000

    This tripartite forum sharply focused on the findings of the ILO Employment Strategy Mission to Indonesia undertaken in the spring of 1999.

  8. ILO Declaration on Principles: A New Instrument to Promote Fundamental Rights

    01 January 2000

    Respect for the principles and rights enshrined in the fundamental Conventions of the ILO has always been a prime concern of trade union organizations. For those States that have ratified these core Conventions, the supervisory mechanism now in place effectively ensures their application, and trade union organizations are increasingly prepared to use them.

  9. ILO principles concerning the right to strike

    01 January 2000

    Examines the principles laid down by the ILO’s Committee on Freedom of Association concerning the right to strike, covering inter alia political strikes, compensatory guarantees if the right to strike is denied, and protection against reprisals for strike action.

  10. Collective Bargaining: ILO standards and the principles of the supervisory bodies

    01 January 2000

    Provides an analysis of the observations made by the Committee of Experts in 1998 and 1999 on the application of the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98) and related ILO standards


  1. Indonesia's recovery: employment optimism or statistical illusion

    01 November 1999

    The second in a series of Occasional Discussion Papers launched by the ILO Jakarta Office in the Spring of 1999 to assist Indonesia with ideas and analysis which could contribute to its uphill task of recovery from the socially devastating financial crisis.

  2. Demystifying the Core Conventions of the ILO through social dialogue: the Indonesian experience

    31 October 1999

    This monograph represents a concrete demonstration of the cross-cutting character of the ILO strategic programme themes. The monograph clearly illustrates how tripartism and social dialogue can be used as powerful and effective strategic tools for the promotion and realization of the fundamental principles and rights at work. It is indeed remarkable that the military and the police were incorporated into the process of this social dialogue.

  3. Indonesia: Strategies for Employment-Led Recovery and Reconstruction - Executive Summary

    31 October 1999

    Summary of the Report of the Employment Strategy Mission 26 April -7 May 1999

  4. Gender dimensions of globalization and modern sector employment in Indonesia

    15 October 1999

    The paper was commissioned to specifically anayze the gender dimensions of the impact of globalization on modern formal sector employment in Indonesia, with due attention also to the Asian crisis.

  5. Indonesia: Strategies for Employment-Led Recovery and Reconstruction - Main Report

    30 September 1999

    At the request of the Government of Indonesia, an Employment Strategy Mission was fielded by the ILO during 26 April to 7 May 1999. The mission was undetaken against the backdrop of severe adverse social effects of the economic crisis that the country faced since the middle of 1997. The main purpose of the mission was to formulate strategies, policies and programmes for responding to the challenge of job creation posed by the economic crisis in Indonesia.