There are more than 1,300 ethnicities in Indonesia, making it a multicultural archipelagic country with a diversity of languages, culture and religious beliefs. The population of Indonesia according to the 2020 national census was 270.2 million.
Is Indonesia the most diverse country?
With over 17,000 islands spread across the Pacific and Indian Ocean, and home to more than 200 ethnic groups with over 300 spoken languages, Indonesia is arguably the most geographically and culturally diverse country in the world.
Is Indonesia homogeneous or diverse?
Despite this vast diversity, most Indonesians live in ethnically homogeneous communities. Of the more than 60,000 urban and rural villages in Indonesia, the median village has an ELF of 0.05.
What is the race of Indonesian?
|Ethnic groups||Population (million)||Main Regions|
|Javanese||95.217||Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, Lampung, Jakarta|
|Sundanese||31.765||West Java, Banten, Lampung|
|Malay||8.789||Sumatra eastern coast, West Kalimantan|
|Madurese||6.807||Madura island, East Java|
Is Indonesia hotter than Philippines?
When is the best time to visit Indonesia and the Philippines? Much of Indonesia is very close to the equator and quite tropical. … The Philippines are the hottest from March to May, and from June to October it can be quite rainy. The coolest months are from November to February, but it is still warm and tropical.
What is Indonesian mixed with?
Indonesian people are a mix of different genetic groups of Homo sapiens who travelled from Africa in waves spanning tens of thousands years via different routes to the archipelago.