Indonesian Culture

Population Statistics

Indonesia

Population

258,316,051

[July 2016 est.]

Language

Bahasa Indonesia [official]

English

Dutch

Javanese

There are over 700 local dialects and languages spoken in total

Religion

Islam 87.2%
Protestant Christianity 6.9%
Catholic Christianity 2.9%
Hinduism 1.7%
Other 0.9%

[2010 est.]

Ethnicity

Javanese 40.1%
Sundanese 15.1%
Malay 3.7%
Batak 3.6%
Betawi 2.9%
Other 30.1%

[2010 est.]

Cultural Dimensions

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Australians with Indonesian Ancestry

65,886 
[Census, 2016]

Indonesians in Australia

Population

73,213

[Census, 2016]

This figure refers to the number of Australian residents that were born in Indonesia.

Median Age

36 
[Census, 2016]

Gender

Male 42.9%
Female 57.1%

[Census, 2016]

Religion

Catholic Christianity 24.0%
Islam 18.9%
Buddhism 10.0%
No Religion 9.4%
Other Religion 33.0%
Not Stated 4.5%

[Census, 2016]

Ancestry

Indonesian 46.1%
Chinese 39.3%
Dutch 4.0%
Australian 1.8%
Other Ancestry 8.8%

[Census, 2016]

Language Spoken at Home

Indonesian 72.2%
English 16.8%
Mandarin 4.8%
Dutch 1.6%
Other Languages 4.2%

Of those who speak a language other than English at home, 90.2% speak English fluently.

[Census, 2016]

Diaspora

New South Wales 43.4%
Victoria 24.3%
Western Australia 15.6%
Queensland 10.0%
Other 6.7%

[Census, 2016]

Arrival to Australia

Prior to 2007 56.9%
2007 - 2011 17.2%
2012 - 2016 23.3%

[Census, 2016]

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