Innovative Asia: Advancing the Knowledge-Based Economy

Case studies of the People’s Republic of China, India, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan identify a range of policies and initiatives that can strengthen innovation-led growth and help them transition from a middle-income to a high-income economy.   Read More

A Broader View of Asian Poverty

Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report. Read More

Southeast Asia's Plans for an Economic Community

ASEAN countries plan to launch a single market for goods, services, capital and labor, potentially one of the largest economies and markets in the world. Read More

Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More


Indonesia is the 16th largest economy in the world, and has continued to record strong economic growth over the last 6 years. The country has made significant strides in reducing the incidence of poverty countrywide.

ADB’s CPS 2012–2014 was formulated through extensive consultations with the government, development partners, the private sector, and civil society. The CPS focuses on two strategic pillars: inclusive growth and environmental sustainability that embraces climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Fast Facts

248.82 (2013)
Population in millions

1.5% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

11.4% (2013)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
4,092.52 / 13.88
Agriculture (100)
2,297.35 / 7.79
Education (33)
4,354.55 / 14.77
Energy (35)
4,086.10 / 13.86
Finance (23)
1,068.30 / 3.62
Health (13)
645.70 / 2.19
Industry and Trade (12)
5,324.97 / 18.06
Public Sector (21)
3,593.86 / 12.19
Transport and ICT (36)
2,029.44 / 6.88
Water Supply (33)
1,993.22 / 6.76
Multisector (21)
29,486.01 / 100.00
TOTAL (327)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013