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Quick Facts

Total population                                              
248,645,008 (July 2012 est.)                  
                       
Literacy rate
92% (2008)
GDP per capita

USD 4,700 (2011)

Computers per 100 inhabitants

10.80
Fixed-line telephones (PSTN) per 100 inhabitants

15.94

Fixed Wireless Access per 100 inhabitants
4.03 (as of September 2007)
Mobile phone subscribers per 100 inhabitants
97.72
Internet users per 100 inhabitants
18
Domain names registered under '.id'
38,461 (as of June 2007)
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants
1.13
Internet domestic bandwidth
80 Gbps (as of December 2007)
Internet international bandwidth
5 Gbps (as of December 2007)

 

Source: Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2007/2008

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2005/2006

Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2003/2004

ICT at a Glance (World Bank)

ICT in Education (UNESCO)

Indonesian Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT)

ITU ICT EYE

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

United Nations Public Administration Network (UNPAN)

General Resources

Country Profile (BBC)

Development Gateway's Country Resources

The Economist's Country Briefing

The World Factbook (CIA)

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National Workshop on Module 3 "e-Government Applications" in Indonesia

National Workshop on Module 3 "e-Government Applications" in Indonesia

The Academy programme was launched in Jakarta, Indonesia in March, 2009. Since then, national workshops have been consistently held in various regions in the country every year.

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Access to Finance of Women-Owned SMEs in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of Five Countries

Access to Finance of Women-Owned SMEs in Southeast Asia: An Assessment of Five Countries

Commissioned by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Women's World Banking conducted research to examine the profile of women-owned SMEs in five countries in Southeast Asia (the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Indonesia) and surveyed the landscape of their access to finance. Based on these findings, we give recommendations for government, private sector players and development agencies that will enable women's access to finance in these countries.

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Mobile Money for the Unbanked Case Studies: Insights, best practices and lessons from across the globe

Mobile Money for the Unbanked Case Studies: Insights, best practices and lessons from across the globe

A compendium of case studies from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked Programme, discussing in detail many of the success stories and innovations from the mobile money industry.

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Women’s Rights Online: Translating Access into Empowerment

Women’s Rights Online: Translating Access into Empowerment

New research by the Web Foundation shows that the dramatic spread of mobile phones is not enough to get women online, or to achieve empowerment of women through technology. The study, based on a survey of thousands of poor urban men and women across nine developing countries*, found that while nearly all women and men own a phone, women are still nearly 50% less likely to access the Internet than men in the same communities, with Internet use reported by just 37% of women surveyed. Once online, women are 30-50% less likely than men to use the Internet to increase their income or participate in public life.

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Media in support of sustainable development and a culture of peace

Media in support of sustainable development and a culture of peace

Nowadays the rapidly growing use and impact of social media is changing the way people interact with the news media and vice-versa. This prompts discussion and debate about the role of this changing media landscape. All this coincides with the opportunity to examine how it relates to the agenda that will follow the Millennium Development Goals – to the Sustainable Development (SDGs). These were the factors that encouraged us to support the convening of 5 media in support of sustainable development and a culture of peace UNESCO the Global Media Forum in Indonesia in August 2014. Key discussions from the Global Media Forum are reflected in this publication, thereby allowing a wider public to engage with the debates about the importance of communication and the free flow of information in pursuit of social and human development.

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ASEAN Statistical Yearbook 2014

ASEAN Statistical Yearbook 2014

With the sustained interest of the business and international community in the growth and dynamism of the ASEAN Community, there is an ever-growing and constant demand for statistical information about the region. Whereas statistics would show the distinct and diverse characteristics of the ASEAN Member States in terms of demography, education and health, ASEAN statistics also demonstrate the interconnectedness of the region in trade, foreign direct investment and tourism, among others. Every year, the ASEAN Statistical Yearbook (ASYB) provides the region's latest statistical information on these social and economic indicators. Containing longer data series to facilitate deeper analysis of interrelated issues, this annual publication provides a comprehensive account of the trends and developments in the ASEAN region, as captured in numbers through statistics.

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Understanding Public Perceptions of Immunisation Using Social Media

Understanding Public Perceptions of Immunisation Using Social Media

This project extracted and analyzed tweets related to vaccines and immunization in Indonesia. Findings included the identification of perception trends including concerns around religious issues, disease outbreaks, side effects and the launch of a new vaccine. This project was done in collaboration with the Ministry of Development Planning and the Ministry of Health in Indonesia, UNICEF, and WHO.

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UN strengthens ICT for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development  in Asia-Pacific

UN strengthens ICT for inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development in Asia-Pacific

This week the United Nations pledged to broaden the reach of its ICT capacity building programmes and services through the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT).

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9th Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council convenes in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October 2014

9th Session of UN-APCICT’s Governing Council convenes in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October 2014

The United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) will organize the 9th Session of its Governing Council in Bangkok, Thailand on 15 October.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Case Studies of the Academy of ICT Essentials  for Government Leaders

Monitoring and Evaluation Case Studies of the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders

The rapid uptake of the Academy programme across Asia and the Pacific region called for a comprehensive and streamlined approach to monitoring and evaluating the progress and achievements of the Academy programme, so as to better manage outputs and outcomes and improve future programme implementation. In response to this need, APCICT developed a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework in 2010, and subsequently, the Academy M&E Toolkit in 2013. The Toolkit aims to provide national and sub-regional partners with practical, step-by-step guidelines for monitoring and evaluating the Academy programme by helping the partners map out, customize and strengthen M&E plans and systems in their organizations.

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UN-APCICT publishes case studies to promote open and distance learning

UN-APCICT publishes case studies to promote open and distance learning

Recognizing the potential that open and distance learning has to improve access to education for people facing socio-economic or geographical constraints, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Center for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT) has published the Open and Distance Learning in Asia and the Pacific Case Study, the third issue of its ICT for Development (ICTD) Case Study Series.

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APCICT Case Study Series: Open and Distance Learning (ODL)

APCICT Case Study Series: Open and Distance Learning (ODL)

Open and distance learning (ODL) is one of the most rapidly growing fields of higher education and training globally, thanks for advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) that contribute to the expansion of online and open delivery in education. Recognizing the potential that open and distance learning has to increase access to and improve the quality of education, the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT) commissioned country case studies that take stock of ODL initiatives in five selected countries—Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

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APCICT convened its Fifth Partners Meeting of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” in Bali, Indonesia on 27-29 November 2013

APCICT convened its Fifth Partners Meeting of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” in Bali, Indonesia on 27-29 November 2013

On Nov. 27th, representatives from 32 member States across Asia-Pacific gathered in Bali, Indonesia for a three-day meeting aimed at enhancing training in information and communication technologies for Development (ICTD) capacity-building for governments in the region.

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APCICT launches its third issue of the Knowledge Sharing Series on the topic of Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) Programme Development in Developing Countries

APCICT launches its third issue of the Knowledge Sharing Series on the topic of Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) Programme Development in Developing Countries

On November 27-29, APCICT launched the third issue of its Knowledge Sharing Series, covering the topic of Government Chief Information Officer Programme Development in Developing Countries.

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Launch of 3rd issue of Knowledge Sharing Series on GCIO

APCICT launches its third issue of the Knowledge Sharing Series on the topic of Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) Programme Development in Developing Countries

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Empowering women through ICT

From 2007 up until early 2011 Spider supported various gender-focused initiatives that sought to uplift women particularly in the rural regions of the global south. This report offers an analysis of the impact on the lives of the women that participated in the projects. The publication covers five different projects carried out in six different locations. There were two projects in Bolivia, one focusing on empowering female indigenous leaders and the other provided female victims of domestic violence with a safe virtual environment where they could receive support and exchange experiences and information. Another project was carried out in two separate countries on the coast of the Indian Ocean. The project focused on ecological sustainability, diversification of livelihood, basic training in ICT and focused primarily on women’s self-help groups in Kenya and India. In Rwanda the project focus was on integrating ICT into women’s basket weaving practices in order to explore the opportunities of an online presence as well as the preservation of traditional practices. A research project in Vietnam focused on the consideration given to gender in the development of ICT.

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Indonesia Partner Conducts Training on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

Indonesia Partner Conducts Training on ICT for Disaster Risk Management

Research and Development Centre of ICT Literacy and Profession of Indonesia, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of Indonesia, rolls out a module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management of APCICT’s flagship programme in Indonesia.

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ICT for Disaster Management: Real life examples

This compilation of case studies explores some of the sound practices in the Asia-Pacific region in applications of information, communication and space technology for effective and efficient disaster risk reduction and management.

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UN ICT Capacity Development Hub Concludes Training Workshop and Governing Council Meeting in Indonesia

UN ICT Capacity Development Hub Concludes Training Workshop and Governing Council Meeting in Indonesia

APCICT concludes two events in Bali, Indonesia, designed to enhance information and communication technology (ICT) capacity for the purpose of advancing socio-economic development in the Asia-Pacific region.

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6th National Academy Workshop in Indonesia

The Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) will co-organize the sixth National Workshop of the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders Programme” (Academy) in Indonesia.

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ICTD Case Study 1: ICT Human Capacity Building for Development

ICTD Case Study 1: ICT Human Capacity Building for Development

The first issue of the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development’s (APCICT) ICTD Case Study Series, ICT Human Capacity Building for Development discusses the experiences of ICTD practitioners who have partnered with APCICT to roll-out the “Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders” (Academy). The Academy, APCICT’s flagship programme, is designed to equip government officials and policymakers with the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage ICT solutions for socio-economic development. Case Study 1 shares the lessons learned by Academy partners in rolling-out the Academy in their own countries, including Afghanistan, Indonesia, Mongolia, the Philippines, and the Pacific Island Countries.

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Looking Ahead: The Development of Information Management in Asia’s Public Sector

Looking Ahead: The Development of Information Management in Asia’s Public Sector

The paper explores several areas linked to information management systems throughout Asia Pacific, and reveals a strong general trend towards improved management systems. It also highlights the massive growth of data that governments are required to keep and the challenge of keeping up with expected future growth.

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UN Joins Forces with Indonesia and Timor-Leste to Harness the Power of ICT for Development: A south-south initiative expands human capacity in using technologies effectively

UN Joins Forces with Indonesia and Timor-Leste to Harness the Power of ICT for Development: A south-south initiative expands human capacity in using technologies effectively

6 July 2009 – More than 60 high-ranking Timorese officials will learn this week how information and communication technology (ICT) can be used to assist with making policy decisions and further development goals through a United Nations initiative underway across the Asia-Pacific region.

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New UN ICT Training Course Targets Woman Government Officials in Indonesia: ESCAP-APCICT workshop starts in Jakarta today

New UN ICT Training Course Targets Woman Government Officials in Indonesia: ESCAP-APCICT workshop starts in Jakarta today

APCICT has provided advisory support in designing and delivering an ICT training programme for female Indonesian government officials on 25-29 May 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia, in partnership with the Korean Ministry of Gender (MOGE) and the Korea Productivity Center. The training is part of MOGE’s IT Capacity Building Programme for Women in the APEC Region that started in 2003. Select training materials from APCICT’s flagship initiative – the Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders – that focus on ways in which ICTs can be leveraged for women’s empowerment and the promotion of gender equality will be used for this training programme. The Academy modules will also provide the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender issues in ICT project management.

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APCICT Develops Indonesia’s Human Capacity for e-Government

APCICT Develops Indonesia’s Human Capacity for e-Government

The Second National Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders held in Cisarua – Bogor, Indonesia on 27-30 April trained 31 local government leaders on three of the eight Academy modules developed by APCICT on e-government applications, ICT trends and Internet governance.

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UN teams up with Indonesia to develop urgently needed ICT training in the country: First four workshops in national language to take place in Bali and Jakarta

UN teams up with Indonesia to develop urgently needed ICT training in the country: First four workshops in national language to take place in Bali and Jakarta

APCICT has been collaborating with the University of Indonesia and the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) to find ways to boost training for ICT professionals. The first national workshop will be held in Bali, 30 March - 2 April, for heads of ICT agencies of local governments.

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The Development Strategy of ICT Human Resources in Indonesia

This country paper was prepared for the Third Session of the Governing Council of APCICT. It gives an overview of the initiatives undertaken in the area of ICT Human Capacity Building under the mandates of WSIS and MDGs, and provides specific needs and recommendations for this area in Indonesia.

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Indonesia: Status and Perspective on ICT Sectors

This presentation provides some facts about Indonesia's ICT sector, including infrastructures,policies and programmes in the areas of e-education, e-government and the ICT industry.

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Training for Women's IT Capacity Building in the APEC Region on 25-29 November 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia

The training aims to equip women with knowledge, skills and confidence to become the entrepreneurs in this knowledge-based society. The course saw the participation of 30 female representatives from Women Empowerment Unit and from Communication and Information Office in both province and district levels of Indonesia.

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Current Status and Issues of E-Government in Indonesia

This resource provides an overview of the status and issues of e-goverment in Indonesia, including strategies for developing e-government and the importance of standardization for better services. The resource also introduces the national information system of standardization (SISTANAS) and the Indonesia Standardization Information Network (INSTANET).

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Indonesia - Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development: Issues and Options (Volume 2 of 2)

During the concept review of the main report (Volume I), one of the key recommendations was to conduct a more detailed assessment of telecentres in Indonesia to assess what types of business models and public-private partnerships would work in the Indonesian context. This second volume documents past and present telecentre projects in Indonesia and assess key success and failure factors, in order to develop recommendations to support effective design of programmes aimed at providing community access ICT facilities and services in rural areas.

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Indonesia - Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development: Issues and Options (Volume 1 of 2)

This report report aims to identify the policies, technologies, institutions and investments needed to improve the access of rural communities to information services in Indonesia. Specifically, the report would illustrate the opportunities that community access centres and ICT tools offer policy makers and practitioners in agricultural and rural development.

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Information Systems Planning for e-Government in Indonesia

This paper presented at the Second International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (IIT’05), analyze the e-government planning process in Indonesia. It includes an assessment of the steps that have been taken by the Indonesian government which are reflected against accepted theoretical information systems planning approaches.

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Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia: Realising the Millennium Development Goals

Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia: Realising the Millennium Development Goals

The report’s unique approach lies in its use of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to measure and monitor the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on human development. The report examines country-specific experiences in China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam, and provides cross-country comparisons on the use of ICTs to achieve the MDGs.

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Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia 2004: Realising the Millennium Development Goals - Summary

Regional Human Development Report – Promoting ICT for Human Development in Asia 2004: Realising the Millennium Development Goals - Summary

This summary document, with a foreword by Sir Arthur C. Clarke, presents the essence of a pioneering attempt to assess the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in human development in Asia. It captures the rich variety of ICT initiatives in nine Asian countries (China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Viet Nam) and draws lessons for identifying policy directions.

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IT Policy: Human Resources Development - Country Report on Indonesia

Indonesia has some basic policies regarding the Information Technology. This article describes Indonesian national IT Policy and the IT trends. It also looks at human resources development as one important field in the development of the IT industry in Indonesia and the enhancement of its international competitiveness.

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Five Years Action Plan for the Development and Implementation of ICT in Indonesia

The Action Plan addresses priority needs in 2001-2005 for extending ICT benefits throughout Indonesia, including extending transparency and equal access to information, improving access to services and opportunities, and implementing measures to foster the realization of individual potential across society. It also includes assistance to local governments, the private sector and public organisations.

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Legal Frameworks and e-Commerce Training Program in Indonesia

This article describes the recent development on basic telecommunications infrastructure regulation for conducting electronic commerce in Indonesia, as well as contract according to Indonesian civil code.

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Indonesia's Road Map to e-Government: Opportunities and Challenges

This paper describes e-government development in Indonesia and its critical next steps. This includes challenges which are being faced and series of effort which have been taken and will be taken to overcome them. Improvement, diagnosis of current status, and also the formation of National e-Government Task Force are some of the topics covered.

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Akademi Modul 9 - TIK untuk Manajemen Risiko Bencana

Manajemen Risiko Bencana (MRB) merupakan bidang yang merasakan banyak manfaat dari TIK. Modul ini menyediakan gambaran MRB, informasi terkait hal tersebut dan kebutuhan untuk berkomunikasi serta aplikasi TIK dalam kegiatankegiatannya. Tujuan Modul. Modul ini bertujuan untuk: 1. Menjelaskan gambaran MRB; 2. Menjabarkan sebuah pendekatan pendekatan untuk mengidentifikasi kebutuhan informasi MRB, kemudian menyocokkannya dengan TIK; 3. Menjabarkan dan memberikan contoh aplikasi TIK yang sudah ada untuk MRB; dan 4. Meningkatkan pertimbangan-pertimbangan kebijakan (keuntungan dan batasannya) dalam rangka mengimplementasikan TIK di MRB;

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Akademi Modul 10 - TIK, Perubahan Iklim, dan Pertumbuhan Hijau

Modul ini membahas peran teknologi informasi dan komunikasi (TIK) dalam meningkatkan kemampuan dan kapasitas manusia menangani dampak perubahan iklim dan berkontribusi pada pembangunan berkelanjutan. Menangani dampak perubahan iklim berarti mengurangi secara signifikan atau menghilangkan efek negatif terhadap masyarakat dan lingkungan alam, dan ini disebut meredakan perubahan iklim. Prinsipprinsip pembangunan berkelanjutan adalah panduan penting untuk memastikan bahwa penggunaan TIK untuk mengurangi perubahan iklim dilakukan dengan cara yang tidak berdampak pada kemampuan generasi mendatang dalam memenuhi kebutuhan mereka sendiri.

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