Indonesia Expat
Featured News

Indonesian Central Statistics Agency: Human Development Index rises to 71.39 in 2018

Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS)

The Central Statistics Agency of Indonesia (BPS) has revealed that the country’s Human Development Index (IPM) has managed to reach 71.39 in 2018 – showing an increase of 0.58 points or 0.82 per cent compared to the previous year (2017) at 70.81.

In a press conference at his office, Head of BPS, Suhariyanto said that the IPM has been showing a positive trend since 2010. However, the figure is still slightly lower than the government’s target, which was set in the state budget (APBN) at 71.50. Despite missing the target, the margin is relatively small. These figures still clearly show that the country’s IPM is showing an upward trend.

“Although it was a little bit lower than the target, the trend is on the right track,” the BPS head said.

Source: Kompas
Image: Merdeka

See: UN: Indonesia Has Successfully Reduced Number of Malnourished Children

Related posts

No More Forest Fires in 2016? Good Land Use Management is the Key

Steven Graaff

Indonesian Parents Name their Newborn Baby “Asian Games”

Indonesia Expat

History, Present, and Future Discussions with Herman Courbois

Indonesia Expat

Jokowi: Avoid Foreign Products, Love Local

Indonesia Expat

Let’s meet Christoph Voegeli, the General Manager of Harris Vertu Harmoni and Yello Harmoni

Indonesia Expat

Tight PSBB Extended to 11th October

Indonesia Expat