Imports$166.1 billion (2011 est.)
Exports$201.5 billion (2011 est.)
Inflation rate (consumer prices)5.4% (2011 est.)
Unemployment rate6.6% (2011 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP)$4,700 (2011 est.)
National product real growth rate6% (2010 est.)
Internet users20 million (2009)
Telephones - mobile cellular220 million (2009)
Population growth rate1.04% (2012 est.)
Population248,216,193 (July 2012 est.)
The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; Japan occupied the islands from 1942 to 1945.
Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hostilities, and UN mediation before the Netherlands agreed to transfer sovereignty in 1949.
After decades of repressive rule, free and fair legislative elections took place in 1999....
Indonesia, a vast polyglot nation, has weathered the global financial crisis relatively smoothly because of its heavy reliance on domestic consumption as the driver of economic growth.
Increasing investment by both local and foreign investors is also supporting solid growth.
Although the economy slowed to 4....
The Economist Intelligence Unit
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