Population of main cities including suburbs:
Jakarta (8,200,000); Surabaya (2,400,000); Bandung (2,000,000); Medan (1,600,000); Palembang (1,000,000).
In Indonesia there are more than 300 ethnic groups, the main ones being the Javanese, the Sundanese, the Madurese, the Minangkabau, the Betawi, the Bugis, the Papuans. Amongst the minorities of non-Indonesian origin are the Chinese, Indians and Arabs.
Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia)
Other Languages Spoken:
There are more than 660 languages. The most important ones are Javanese (70 million), Sundanese (20 million), Madurese (9 million) and Malay (15 million). English is also spoken.
Muslims 87%, Protestants 6%, Catholics 3%, Hindus 2%, Others 2%.
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National Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Type of State:
Unitary Republic made up of 440 administrative districts, based on parliamentary democracy with a Presidential form of government.
Type of Economy:
Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market.
Leading economy in South East Asia
HDI (World Rank):
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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Access to Electricity:
64.5% of the Population
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