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Indonesia

Indonesia
  • Capital

    Capital

    Jakarta

  • Local time

    Local time

    0:34

  • Population

    Population

    260.97 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +62

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rp IDR (rupiah)

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Indonesia

Indonesia
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Jakarta

  • Local time

    Local time

    0:34

  • Population

    Population

    260.97 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +62

  • Currency

    Currency

    Rp IDR (rupiah)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 304

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.93 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 702mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 919 440 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    15%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    50%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    31%

  • Railways

    Railways

    4684km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    96.53 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Javanese - 45 %
    Sundanese - 14 %
    Madurese - 7 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 88 %
    Islam - 88 %
    Protestant - 5 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    95.4%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Bahasa Indonesia
    English
    Dutch

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    675 500

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    0.6 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    76.2%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.5%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    26%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    395 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.4%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    petroleum and natural gas, textiles, automotive, electrical appliances, apparel, footwear, mining, cement, medical appliances

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    rubber and its products, palm oil, poultry, beef, forest products, shrimp, cocoa, coffee, medicinal herbs

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, tin, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    -103%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    petroleum, tin, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    38%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    464 176kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    72 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    53

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What not to do when visiting Indonesia

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Marker Indonesia
Business & Communication

Don’t forget handshake is common greeting accompanied by the word ”Selamat”. Many Indonesians give a slight bow or place their hands on their heart after the handshake. Some Muslims may not be in for handshake for religious reasons.

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Don't touch someone's head - head is considered sacred.

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Don't touch opposite sex in conversations.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Indonesia exports the most frog’s legs.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't lose the temper and cause "loss of face". The concept of "saving face" is extremely important in East Asian social relationships.

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Business & Communication

Don't provide your passport as collateral when hiring vehicles - better use cash as deposit.

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Don’t give leather products to a Hindu and don’t give alcohol unless you’re sure recipient will appreciate.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't be too affectionate in public - kissing, cuddling and similar behaviour are frowned upon if in public, especially amongst older locals.

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Don't pull the motorbike in the middle of the road when trying to turn right as you might be hit from behind or from the front by others. Most of the traffic accidents are caused by this as it's common vehicles are overtaking within each of the sides in parallel and stopping in the middle can cause you big troubles.

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All Indonesians must choose between one of six religions, Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism.

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Business & Communication

Don't point at people or things with your feet - it's considered very rude as the feet are considered as the most inferior parts of the human body.

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10/16
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Street & Behavioral

Don’t leave your drink unattended in a bar or restaurant.

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Don’t forget to carefully check the contracts if you plan to teach English in Indonesia - many of them include a monetary penalty for early termination.

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12/16
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Street & Behavioral

Don't show disrespect to Buddha or its images - large or small, ruined or not, it's regarded as a sacred object.

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Don't drink tap water - use bottled one.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don't try to outrun the rainstorm on your moped.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't touch a monk. Treat monks with the highest respect. Buddhist monks are forbidden to touch or be touched by a woman, or to accept anything from the hand of woman.

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