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Indonesia Facts And Figures

Facts About Indonesia

Information TypeIndonesia Data
Population255,993,674 (July 2015 est.)
Gross Domestic  Product (GDP)$2.842 trillion (2015 est.)
GDP Per Capita$11,100 (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate6.4% (2015 est.)
CurrencyRupiah (IDR)
Exchange Rate Versus U.S. Dollar13,405 Indonesian rupiah (IDR) per 1 US dollar (June 2016)
LanguageBahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects (of which the most widely spoken is Javanese)
CapitalJakarta
Population of Capital City10,323,000 (2015)
Time ZoneUTC+7 (12 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)note: Indonesia is divided into three time zones
Seasonstropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands
International Dialing Code62
Electricity127/230 V*, 50 Hz
System of Governmentpresidential republic
Name and Party Affiliation of Current LeaderPresident Joko Widodo (Since October 2014)
Income Tax Rate for Residents5%-30%
Property Tax0.5% of the value of the property, higher rates apply to certain high value housing and large estates.
Capital Gains Tax5%
Inheritance TaxNo
Rental Income TaxNo
Transfer TaxApplies to financial transaction depending on the amount of the transaction
Sales Tax10%
Restrictions on Foreign Ownership of PropertyIt is against the law for foreigners to own freehold land. Foreigners can also purchase condominiums, as long as they don’t own the land on which the condo stands.
Local Chamber of Commercehttp://www.bsd-kadin.org/
American Chamber of Commercehttp://www.amcham.or.id/
Primary Exportsoil and gas, electrical appliances, plywood, textiles, rubber
Residency and Visa RequirementsAn Indonesia visa is necessary for all U.S. citizens who plan to visit the country. Indonesia has several different visas categorized as Visit Visas. You can either apply for a visa to Indonesia yourself or you can contract a private travel document expediter.
Special Benefits for  Foreign Residents or Retireesno
National Airlinewww.garuda-indonesia.com

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