The Spending Pattern of Migrant Worker's Remittance in Krajan, Tempuran Duwur Village, Wonosobo District

Irmayani, Tutut Gustama and Setyono, Jawoto Sih (2010) The Spending Pattern of Migrant Worker's Remittance in Krajan, Tempuran Duwur Village, Wonosobo District. Jurnal Pembangunan Wilayah dan Kota, 6 (3). p. 89. ISSN 1858-3903

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Abstract

The effect of globalization on workers mobility across the countries has caused a phenomenon of international migration that positively affects the forming of remittance.. One of the main areas of migrant workers origin is Krajan, Tempuran Duwur Village, Wonosobo District. The phenomenon of migrant workers in Krajan has become a cycle until this present time. In fact, 80% of migrant workers in Krajan are woman. It reflects that many people prefer to work at foreign country better than in their village to improve their income due to the village condition especially in the agriculture sector which is unable to fulfill the job demands. International migration of migrant workers in Krajan may support the capital flow of remittance influencing the regional development of that village yet depends on how to spend the remittance. The purpose of this research is to know the spending pattern of workers’ remittance in Krajan, which objects are ex-migrants or migrant’s family who are benefited by the remittance. The research concludes that the remittance spending in Krajan is depend on the priority for the production remittance is related to agriculture sector such as to buy land, disburse education, and pay other expenses. Besides, remittance spending is related to the basic needs of their family such as house improvement and debt payment. The remittance spending pattern in Krajan affects specifically for the increasing of the migrant’s family capital condition and generally for the development of the village area in Krajan.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions:Postgraduate Program > Master Program in Urban and Regional Planning
ID Code:27034
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