Unemployment rate in Indonesia 2021
Indonesia's population and economy
The Republic of Indonesia is a sovereign state archipelago in Southeast Asia, composed of more than 17,000 islands. In 2010, Indonesia's total population amounted to more than 237 million people. It is estimated to reach more than 255 million people by 2015. Indonesia is among the the thirty largest countries in the world (in terms of geographical area) and also among the countries with the largest population, behind China, India, and the USA. Better living conditions, better health care, and a growing economy in Indonesia are fundamental for the growing population. Nowadays, Jakarta, the largest city in Indonesia, has more than 9.5 million inhabitants.
Indonesia's economy has seen major improvements over the past years, and the country is one of the frontrunners here as well: Estimated to be around 856 billion U.S. dollars, Indonesia had one of largest gross domestic products worldwide in 2014. As a result of the prospering economy, unemployment in the country is rapidly decreasing. as can be seen above. Between 2005 and 2014, the unemployment rate in Indonesia decreased by more than 5 percent.