Is there segregation in Indonesia?

Since the mean number of villages in our sample of Indonesian districts is 185 villages per district, the ethnic segregation of districts is a reasonable proxy for the weighted average of EF of the other villages in a district given the relatively small contribution of each village’s fractionalization to segregation.

What race are people from Jakarta?


Ethnic group Population (millions) Main regions
Batak 8.467 North Sumatra, Riau, Riau Islands, Jakarta
Madurese 7.179 East Java
Betawi 6.808 Jakarta
Minangkabau 6.463 Riau, West Sumatra

Is Indonesian a race?

There are over 1,300 ethnic groups in Indonesia, of which 200 are of Native Indonesian ancestry. The largest ethnic group in Indonesia are the Javanese people who make up 41% of the total population.


Ethnic groups Sundanese
Population (million) 31.765
Percentage 15.4
Main Regions West Java, Banten, Lampung

Are Indonesian Chinese?

Most Chinese Indonesians are from Han ethnicity. Chinese people have lived in the Indonesian archipelago since at least the 13th century. Many came initially as sojourners (temporary residents), intending to return home in their old age. Some, however, stayed in the region as economic migrants.

Which countries are in Indonesia?

The country’s capital, Jakarta, is the world’s second-most populous urban area. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia.


Republic of Indonesia Republik Indonesia (Indonesian)
ISO 3166 code ID
Internet TLD .id
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