Indonesia Population and religion percentage
Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It’s the world’s largest island country, and the fourteenth-largest country by area. With a population of more than 270 million, It’s the world’s fourth-most populous country. As per the UN World Population Prospects report, the estimated population of Indonesia in 2024 is 279,798,049 (280 million or 28 Crore)
Source: UN World Population Prospects
Indonesia Map location
Indonesia’s population will show a growth rate of 0.75% during 2022-23. Its population is equivalent to 3.51% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Indonesia is 1,811,569 sq. km (699,451 sq. mi) and the Population Density of Indonesia is 152 person/sq.km (394 per/ sq. mi)
|Share of World Pop.||3.51%|
|Area||1,811,569 sq. km |
(699,451 sq. mi)
|Infant mortality rate**||7.7|
|Median Age||29.7 Years|
|Life Expectancy||72.32 year|
|Urban Population||56.4 %|
Source: United Nations World Populations Prospects
*Fertility rate, the average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.
**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age
Religion in Indonesia
The Indonesian government officially recognizes only six religions: Islam, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. The Indigenous religions are only partly acknowledged.
Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country. As per the 2018, census Islam has 231 million adherents (86.7%), with Sunnis being the majority (99%). The Shias and Ahmadis, respectively, constitute 1% (1–3 million) and 0.2% (200,000–400,000) of Muslims.
Almost 11% of Indonesians are Christians (Protestantism – 7.6% and Catholicism – 3.12%), while the rest are Hindus, Buddhists, and others. Most Hindus are Balinese, and most Buddhists are Chinese Indonesians.
Indonesia Religion Percentage
Top Cities in Indonesia by Population
source: Inter-census Survey