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. ILO Works in Indonesia: 2014 results

    13 May 2015

    Presents the results of the ILO works/activities in Indonesia in 2014.

  2. Labourers' survey, April 2015

    01 May 2015

    The survey aims to gain insight into the benefits R4D labourers have derived from their employment with contractors carrying out R4D works. Benefits have been measured in terms of wages earned, the utilization of those wages and the impact on household decision making processes.

  3. Indonesia: Decent work for Indonesian migrant workers

    29 April 2015

    This brief provides a summary of the discussions that took place at the Indonesia country-level consultation of the UN ECOSOC 2015 Integration Segment on the theme of “Achieving Sustainable Development through Employment Creation and Decent Work for All,” Jakarta 24-25 Februari 2015.

  4. Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey 2013

    23 April 2015

    The Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2013 is the second such survey that has been carried out in Timor-Leste since the country became independent in 2002. The LSF, which took place over the course of two years between 2013 and 2014, did a survey over a sample of 780 households throughout the territory. The primary objective of LFS 2013 was to provide current data on the employment and unemployment situation at national and sub-national level. The LSF covers important information on the labor force related issues such employment, unemployment, seasonal employment, formal no non-formal employment.

  5. SCORE Case Study Indonesia: PT. Indo Veneer Utama delivered OSH Improvements that benefited all

    21 April 2015

    PT. IndoVeneer, a furniture manufacturer in Central Java, implemented SCORE Training module "Safety and Health at Work: A platform for productivity". Under the supervision of Labour Inspectors from Central Java Province, they created a plan to improve the OSH in their factory, beginning by modifying the vacuum used to extract dust from the work environment to optimize its performance.

  6. Labour availability study, March 2015

    01 April 2015

    The survey findings illustrate that there are large differences between the labour requirements as estimated by the R4D engineers and those estimated by the contractors. This indicates that, despite the pre-bid training given to the contractors, their capacity to make realistic estimates of labour input requirements is still limited. This finding would suggest that more training is required to contractors in bid-preparation.

  7. Indonesia: Spotlight - Special child labour and education edition

    31 March 2015

  8. Combating child labour through education in Indonesia - A policy brief

    31 March 2015

    Over the past ten years Indonesia has made major progress in reducing the numbers of children in child labour. It has done so primarily by expanding education provision and enabling more children to attend and stay in school. The progress has been supported by the implementation of major social protection programmes providing support to poor families. However there remains a problem of child labour. This policy brief uses information from a recent study to suggest steps which could be taken to better address child labour through education policies and programmes.

  9. The ILO in Indonesia

    25 March 2015

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Indonesia. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  10. Testimonials - homeworkers

    26 February 2015

  11. Decent Work: A Catalyst for the Transformative Agenda

    24 February 2015

    The theme for the ECOSOC Integration Segment for 2015 is “achieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all”. The international community will discuss how a focus on the creation of decent work can be the catalyst that promotes the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable development.

  12. Indonesia: Trends in wages and productivity January 2015

    16 January 2015

    Indonesia has sustained over a decade of economic growth and growth in wages and regular wage employment continue to outperform most other countries in the world. To illustrate, growth trends continue for regular employees with 42.4 million people or 37.0 per cent of those employed working as regular employees. Growth in nominal wages has been constant, while gains in real terms are still being realized.

  13. Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

    12 January 2015

    This report brings together available data and ILO statistics to provide a comprehensive, up to-date and global picture of women in the business world and in management positions.

  14. Jobs and Skills for Youth: Review of Policies for Youth Employment of Indonesia

    09 January 2015

  15. Comparative Analysis of Policies for Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific

    09 January 2015


  1. A tracer study to evaluate the satisfaction and employment prospects for graduates of accredited technical training courses in Timor-Leste

    31 December 2014

    Tracer studies are commonly used by training institutions to get feedback on courses, hear from graduates how training is helping them to develop competencies, and to assess impact from training in terms of job opportunities and continued education for graduates. The 2014 Trace Study surveyed 317 respondents including students who graduated in July 2012 and January 2013.

  2. The ILO in Timor-Leste

    18 December 2014

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Timor-Leste. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

  3. Pocket guide to reporting on disability in Indonesia

    03 December 2014

    Together with AJI and ILO, Diffa plays an important role in making mainstreaming programs on the rights of people with disability to get a job. One strategy is to formulate and develop a reporting guidelines for disability issues. Generally, the media is still not proportionate and appropriate for capturing the reality of persons with disabilities.

  4. Indonesia: Labour and social trends update August 2014

    02 December 2014

    This information is a brief update on the labour and social trends in Indonesia based on the BPS labour force survey (Sakernas) August 2014.

  5. Design study of the single referral system for the extension of social protection in Indonesia: Background and justification, design of the single referral system (SRS), and roadmap for its implementation

    02 December 2014

    Describes the proposed design for the Indonesian SRS and provides useful guidance for the pilot implementation of the mechanism in the context of ongoing decentralization reforms.