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Last verified: Thursday, 9. April 2020 at 07:42 AM

Indonesia Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Indonesia

Local Situation: 4.0 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Indonesia. We detected travel advisories from 8 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.5 / 5

Indonesia shares a land border with 3 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Indonesia), the Advisory Index is 3.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: East Timor (3.3), Papua New Guinea with 3.3 and Malaysia with 3.3 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Indonesia

There are currently 2,956 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Indonesia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 240 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Indonesia.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Indonesia

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Indonesia.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Indonesia from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 4.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta särskild försiktighet - Risk för terrordåd. Undvik stora folksamlingar. Mycket naturkatastrofer.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/ID

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/indonesia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til hele verden, herunder Indonesien. Det gør vi, fordi mange lande i øjeblikket indfører omfattende restriktioner med kort varsel for at forebygge smittespredning med coronavirus/COVID-19. Restriktioner omfatter i flere lande ind- og udrejserestriktioner, udgangsforbud o. lign. Den danske ambassade i Jakarta har de ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/indonesien/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Indonesia has banned all tourist and transit travel until further notice. If you're an Australian with an existing resident visa and returning from overseas you'll need to provide a health clearance and undertake 14 days of quarantine on arrival. If you’re a tourist in Bali (or Indonesia more broadly) leave now – don’t delay. If you’re a long-term ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/indonesia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Do not travel to Indonesia due to the Global Health Advisory and Embassy Jakarta’s limited capacity to provide support to U.S. citizens.  On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure of U.S. personnel and family members from any diplomatic or consular post in the world who have determined they are at higher risk if exposed to COVID-19 ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/indonesia-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Austria

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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Indonesien.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/indonesien/

Individual rating changes for Indonesia

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Indonesia. Most recent events first.

Changes from April 9th 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 3.9 to 4.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Austrian government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 5.0.

Changes from March 27th 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 3.4 to 3.9. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Indonesia to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 3.1 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Indonesia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 3.0 to 3.1. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Indonesia to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 17th 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 2.9 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Indonesia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 2.5 to 2.9. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 4.0.

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Indonesia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Indonesia changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 2.0.

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 2.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 3.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 3.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Indonesia with a rating of 3.0.

About Indonesia

Indonesia with its capital Jakarta is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia), slightly less than three times the size of Texas (1,919,440 km²). The country is located Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands. The landscape is mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains. With a population of about 237.51 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Jakarta
Population about 237.51 million
Size 1.919.440 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than three times the size of Texas
Common languages English, Indonesian, Javanese, Dutch
Currency Rupiah (short: IDR)
Common voltage (electricity) 127/230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +62
Internet Top Level Domain .id
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 ID
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 IDN
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 360

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Indonesia is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution in urban areas
  • deforestation
  • sewage
  • smoke and haze from forest fires
  • water pollution from industrial wastes

Natural hazzards

  • earthquakes
  • forest fires
  • Indonesia contains the most volcanoes of any country in the world - some 76 are historically active; significant volcanic activity occurs on Java, Sumatra, the Sunda Islands, Halmahera Island, Sulawesi Island, Sangihe Island, and in the Banda Sea; Merapi
  • occasional floods
  • severe droughts
  • tsunamis
  • volcanoes

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Indonesia. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. apparel
  2. appliances
  3. automotive
  4. cement
  5. chemical fertilizers
  6. electrical appliances
  7. footwear
  8. handicrafts
  9. jewelry
  10. medical instruments

Agriculture products

  1. beef
  2. cocoa
  3. coffee
  4. essential oil
  5. fish
  6. forest products
  7. medicinal herbs
  8. palm oil
  9. poultry
  10. rubber

Indonesian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Indonesia.

Export products

  1. animal or vegetable fats (includes palm oil)
  2. electrical machinery
  3. machinery
  4. mechanical appliance parts
  5. mineral fuels
  6. rubber

Import products

  1. boilers
  2. electric machinery
  3. foodstuffs
  4. iron
  5. machinery
  6. mechanical parts
  7. mineral fuels
  8. steel

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Indonesia?

Indonesia is currently rated at 4,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 8 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Indonesia.

Is it safe to travel Indonesia in 2020?

The score is rather high (4,0) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Indonesia. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Indonesia?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 8 individual sources for Indonesia.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Indonesia?

There are currently 2,956 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Indonesia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 240 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Indonesia.

What is the size of Indonesia?

Indonesia has a size of 1,919,440 km² or 741,100 mi² which is slightly less than three times the size of Texas.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.