Is poverty a problem in Jakarta?
JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Poverty remains an ingrained problem in Indonesia despite the country’s success in cutting its poverty rate to a single-digit level for the first time in 2018. As of September 2018, Indonesia’s poverty rate stood at 9.66 percent of the total population.
Does Indonesia suffer from poverty?
Based on a report from the Asian Development Bank, Indonesia’s national population in 2015 was at 255.46 million, 47.2% of whom lived below the national poverty line. … In September 2017, Indonesia’s poverty rate stood at 10.12 %, with some 26.58 million with some 25 million people living below the poverty line.
Why is there so much poverty in Indonesia?
So why is Indonesia poor? A significant cause of poverty in Indonesia is a lack of adequate infrastructure. Much of Indonesia’s existing infrastructure is of poor quality and the country is lacking roads, harbors, airports and resources for power generation.
How much of Indonesia lives in poverty?
About 20% of Indonesia’s population of 270 million – 50 million people – remains vulnerable to falling into poverty, with income just above the international poverty line of US$1.90 per day.
What is the poverty rate in Jakarta?
Overall, the status of the population in Jakarta who are not categorized as poor is 71.94 percent, 16.68 percent is categorized as vulnerable to poor, 6.65 percent is in the near-poor category. The rest, the category of poor people, which amounted to 4.72 percent.