ACD Country Profile
Indonesia
General Profile

Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean Area: total: 1,919,440 sq km land: 1,826,440 sq km water: 93,000 sq km Climate: tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands Terrain: mostly coastal lowland; larger islands have interior mountains Capital: Jakarta Administrative divisions: 30 provinces, 2 special regions (daerah-daerah istimewa, singular - daerah istimewa), and 1 special capital city district (daerah khusus ibukota); Aceh, Bali, Banten, Bengkulu, Gorontalo, Irian Jaya Barat, Jakarta Raya, Jambi, Jawa Barat, Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, Kalimantan Barat, Kalimantan Selatan, Kalimantan Tengah, Kalimantan Timur, Kepulauan Bangka Belitung, Kepulauan Riau, Lampung, Maluku, Maluku Utara, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Papua, Riau, Sulawesi Barat, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, Sumatera Barat, Sumatera Selatan, Sumatera Utara, Yogyakarta Population: 241,973,879 (2005 est.) Population growth rate: 1.45% (2005 est.) Ethnic groups: Javanese 45%, Sundanese 14%, Madurese 7.5%, coastal Malays 7.5%, other 26% Nationality: noun: Indonesian(s) adjective: Indonesian Languages: Bahasa Indonesia (official), the most widely spoken of which is Javanese, English, Dutch, local dialects Religions: Muslim 88%, Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1998) Literacy: 87.9%

Political Profile

Currency (code): Indonesian rupiah (IDR) GDP: $899 billion (2005 est.) GDP per capita: $3,700 (2005 est.) Exports - commodities: oil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, textiles, rubber Exports - partners: Japan , US , Singapore , South Korea , China , Malaysia mports - commodities: machinery and equipment, chemicals, fuels, foodstuffs Imports - partners: Singapore , Japan , China , US , Thailand , Australia , Saudi Arabia , South Korea Agriculture - products: rice, cassava (tapioca), peanuts, rubber, cocoa, coffee, plam oil, copra, poultry,beef, pork, eggs Industries: petroleum and natural gas, textiles, apparel, footwear, mining, cement, chemical, fertilizers, plywood, rubber, food, tourism

Economical Profile

Government type: republic Executive branch: chief of state: President Susilo Bambang YUDHOYONO (since October 2004) and Vice President Muhammad Yusuf KALLA (since October 2004) note - the president is both the chief of state and head of government head of government: President Susilo Bambang YUDHOYONO (since October 2004) and Vice President Muhammad Yusuf KALLA (since October 2004) cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president elections: president and vice president were elected for five-year terms by direct vote of the citizenry National Holiday: 17 August (1945) ACD Member: ACD Member since 2002 Prime Mover (PM) on Working Group: None Co-Prime Mover on Working Group: Energy Security Indonesia government official web site : www.deplu.go.id Source: The World Fact Book 2005 (www.cia.gov)


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