Your question: Where did Indonesia force many of its citizens to move?

The transmigration program (Indonesian: Transmigrasi, from Dutch, transmigratie) was an initiative of the Dutch colonial government and later continued by the Indonesian government to move landless people from densely populated areas of Indonesia to less populous areas of the country.

Where do Indonesian migrate to?

Overseas Indonesians

Orang Indonesia Perantauan
Saudi Arabia est 610,000 (2018)
United States 505,010 (2019)
Australia 105,870 (2019)
Suriname 102,000 (2019)

What country dominated Indonesia?

Dutch East Indies

Dutch East Indies Nederlandsch-Indië (Dutch) Hindia-Belanda (Indonesian)
Government Colonial administration
Head of State
• 1800 Augustijn Gerhard Besier
• 1948–1949 Juliana

Is Indonesia a third world country?

Indonesia in the 21st century is no longer categorized as a “Third World” country, but is now an oasis of political stability and rapid economic growth. In the past, Indonesia may have been seen as an authoritarian state, but now it is recognized as the third-largest democracy in the world.

Is it easy to migrate to Indonesia?

Applying for and acquiring a visa to Indonesia is a simple process, except for work visas, which are quite difficult to obtain. Expats can obtain several types of visas that dictate how long they can stay in the country and how much they pay for them.

Are Indonesian people Asians?

Genetic research

Most Indonesian people are genetically close to other East and Southeast Asians. A genetic study about Southeast Asian populations by Liu et al. 2020, found that mostly all Southeast Asian people are closely related to East Asians and have mostly “East Asian-related” ancestry.

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What percentage of Australia is Indonesian?

At the end of June 2019, 88,740 Indonesian-born people were living in Australia, 29.4 per cent more than the number (68,570) at 30 June 2009. This is the twentieth largest migrant community in Australia, equivalent to 1.2 per cent of Australia’s overseas-born population and 0.3 per cent of Australia’s total population.

Is Borneo a part of Indonesia?

Covering an area of roughly 287,000 square miles, Borneo is the third-largest island in the world. It is divided into four political regions: Kalimantan belongs to Indonesia; Sabah and Sarawak are part of Malaysia; a small remaining region comprises the sultanate of Brunei.

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