Indonesia is one of the most populous countries in the world, and it’s continuing to grow quickly. Which such a large labor force, amazing tourist locations, and huge cities, the Asian country has started to become more and more wealthy. If you have ever wondered what the richest cities in Indonesia are, here we have the top 3:
Bandung is the capital of West Java province and one of the largest cities in Indonesia. The city has a humble beginning as a Dutch tea plantation but has now grown to a size of over 11 million inhabitants, it’s a smart city and the skyline is filled with high rises. The economy depends on a few different sources, such as tourism, tech, and manufacturing. There are multiple industrial zones in the area and that also helps bring good wages and employment for the locals.
Soerabaja is the capital of the province of East Java and the second-largest city in Indonesia. The city was settled a millennium ago and has a rich, long and complicated history and it has been an important trade port for centuries. Soerabaja remains an important trading port in Indonesia and is exporting large quantities of sugar, tobacco, and coffee to this very day. The city is also developing a large services industry which has led to many business centers and office buildings, large companies like such as Sampoerna, Maspion, Wings Group, Unilever Indonesia, Pakuwon Group, Jawa Pos Group, and PAL Indonesia are all present in Soerabaja.
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia and lies on the northwest coast of Java. It’s the center of the Indonesian economy, culture, and politics and one of the most important cities in the region. Jakarta has a versatile economy that relies on manufacturing and services. There is a developed finance industry, with a prominent stock exchange and the head office of Bank Indonesia. On top of that, there are thousands of other large and small businesses and companies operating in Jakarta. The city also has a large shopping and tourism industry.