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Jakarta Post

31,000 newcomers recorded in Jakarta post Idul Fitri

31,000 newcomers recorded in Jakarta post Idul Fitri Travelers gather at the Kampung Rambutan bus stop in East Jakarta (The Jakarta Post/P.J. Leo)
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Jakarta   ●   Fri, June 28, 2019 2019-06-28 14:04 683 db1d47cf6ffbed4060cffaa873eb28dc 1 City newcomers,jakarta,population,Idul-Fitri-2019 Free

More than 31,000 newcomers were recorded in Jakarta following the long Idul Fitri holiday.

The data was collected by the Jakarta Population and Civil Registry Agency. 

“The data recorded as of June 25 shows there are 31,061 non-permanent residents. Non-permanent ,meaning that they hold ID cards registered in other regions,” said the agency’s acting head, Dhany Sukma, on Friday as quoted by

Dhany added that the agency was determining the various reasons for the moves. 

Data collection from population management services is still ongoing, he said.  

Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan previously stated that the capital welcomed anyone who wanted to try their luck. 

Anies urged newcomers to come with experience and skills as well as register with the Health Care and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan). (tru)