You probably already know that Java is incredibly densely populated – and it’s no surprise given that it’s home of 60 percent of the Indonesian population.
Here’s a look at how densley populated each province in Indonesia is.
Indonesia’s estimated population in 2015 was 255,461,686, with a mean population density of 133,5 inhabitants per square kilometer.
The image above gives an illustration of the Indonesia archipelago and its population which shows an uneven distribution.
Java (red color) is the most densely populated island, with mean density of over than 250 inhabitants per square kilometer.
Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, is the most densely populated city in Java, with a density of 15,327 inhabitants per square kilometer.
(Data and information center MoH RI, 2015; Indonesian Center of Statistic Bureau2015; Encyclopedia Britannica, 2017)