ABSTRACT : The purpose of this study was to analyze the determinants of satisfaction of the elderly to work or enjoy leisure time in rural areas in Central Java. This study used a positivism perspective with a deductive approach. The analysis tool used is the logit regression. The findings in this study were male elderly as head of household with low education had a greater chance to decide to work. The elderly who work are also experienced by those who are not married. Partially, gender, relationship of the head of household, marital status and education level significantly influence the decision of the elderly to work, but the factor of pension insurance is not significant.
Keywords: Elderly Labour Participation , Labour Supply.