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INDONESIAN YOUTH OVERVIEW

INDONESIAN YOUTH OVERVIEW

DEMOGRAPHICS

  • Population: 228,437,870 (Ranked 4th in the world by the US Census Bureau).

Population density: 303 per square mile. Children 0-14: 30.3%—69,118,581. Teenage 10-19: 19.4%—44,247,544. Youth between 15-24: 19.6%—44,744,048. Seniors Over 70: 2.5%—5,787,909. Male to female ratio: 99.7 males per 100 females. Birth rate: 22.60 per 1,000 people. Life expectancy at birth: 61.06 for males and 65.77 for females. Infant mortality rate: 55.36 per 1,000 live births.

EDUCATION LANDSCAPE

Pre-primary

Beginning age, 5

Duration, 2 years

Primary

Beginning age, 7

Duration, 6 years

Secondary

Beginning age, 13

Duration, 6 years

SOURCES

UNESCO Statistics Division.

US Central Intelligence Agency. World Factbook.

Freedom House. 

Jonathan Ketcham cCYS

INDONESIAN YOUTH RESOURCES 

 

ORGANIZATIONS

International Youth Employment Network
Begun in 2003 in part by the International Labour Organisation, this network seeks to help youth prepare for and find employment in their country.

Permias.org    
An organization of Indonesian students who are studying in the United States of America.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Baker, Megan. (Oct/Dec2000) "Skin Signatures: New Tatoo fad amongst Indonesian Youth," Inside Indonesia. Online.

Geraldine. "What's it like to be a teen in Jakarta, Indonesia?" Walk in My Shoes. Youth Noise. Online.

Haryanto, Ignatius. (15Oct05) "Teen lit writers and their work very much in Vogue," The Jakarta Post.com. Online.

cCYS