The Indonesia 2010 census was conducted by Statistics Indonesia in May 2010. It found the total population of Indonesia to be 237,641,334 people. Compared to the population in the year 2000 of 206,264,595 people, this is an increase of 31,376,831 people (15.37% in 10 years or an average of 1.54% per year).Where did the 2010 Mentawai earthquake occur?
The 2010 Mentawai earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 7.8 on 25 October off the western coast of Sumatra at 21:42 local time (14:42 UTC ). The earthquake occurred on the same fault that produced the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.What percentage of Indonesia's population has gone to school?
The statistics shows that 5.22% of Indonesia's population have studied postsecondary school, while 9.28% do not go to school at all. Of the primary and secondary schools, about 30% had completed their primary education while 2-% only had some primary education.Why did Indonesia president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono visit Mentawai Islands?
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono interrupted a state visit to Vietnam to head to the Mentawai Islands, which he toured on October 28. Boediono, the Vice President of Indonesia, visited the disaster area by helicopter on October 27 and called for better coordination of the aid effort.