Number of Households by Province, 2000-2015 (Indonesia)
March 2, 2017
Statistics Indonesia


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This dataset is part of the BPS Population Series.



Population includes all residents of the entire geographic territory of Renewtemplate of Indonesia, who have stayed for six months or longer, and those who intended to stay even though their length of stay was less then six months.


Information on respondent s date, month, and year of birth is recorded in Christian calendar system. This information is used to determine the age of the respondent. The age should be rounded down, or in the other words, the age refers to the respondent s latest birthday. When birth date is not known, the enumerator should relates the date with any regional or national important events.

Marital Status

  1. Single

    a status for those who are in the enumeration date are not bound by marriage yet.

  2. Married

    a status for those who are in the enumeration date are bound by marriage regardless of whether they live together or separately. This includes those who by law (eg. tradition, religion, state, etc) are formally married and those who live together and regarded by their surrounding community as husbands and wives.

  3. Divorced

    a category for those who divorce their husbands or wives and not yet remarried

  4. Widowed

    a status for those whose husbands or wives are deceased and not yet remarried.

Children Ever Born:

Children ever born are any children who at the time of their births showed any living sign, although momentarily, such as beating heart, breathing, crying, and other sign of living.

Children Still Alive:

Children still alive are any children who were born alive and still living at the time of the enumeration, regardless of whether they live with their parents or seperately.

Place of Birth:

A respondent s place of birth is the province where his or her natural mother lived at the time the respondent was born.


Population Census

According to Government Regulation (Act 6/1960; Act 7/1960) Population Census is to be conducted every ten years. In its operations, population census employs two stages, namely, complete enumeration and sample enumeration. In sample enumeration, more detailed information are collected.

De jure and de facto approaches are applied in order to catch all people in the enumeration areas. Those who have permanent residence are approached using de jure criterion, that is, they are recorded where they formally lived; while those without permanent residence are approached using de facto criterion and are recorded where they were found. All members of Diplomatic Corps and their families are excluded from the census.

Intercensal Population Survey

Intercensal Population Survey are carried out in the mid period between two population censuses. Selected households are interviewed in order to obtain information regarding demographic situation such as fertility, mortality and migration. 

National Indonesia Contraceptive Prevalence Survey and Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey

Similar to the Intercensal Population Survey, this survey produces demographic measures, especially fertility, family planning and mortality. Selected household are interviewed for this purpose.

Civil Registration

Population data based on Civil Registration are obtained from administrative records of village authorities. At the regional and national levels, data are obtained by adding one record to another for all villages. This activity (undertaken by the Ministry of Home Affairs) uses de jure approach. 


Population Census and Civil Registration cover all Indonesia s geographical areas. In 1971 Population Census, detailed information were collected from 3.8 percent of total households excluding East Timor, whereas in 1980 and 1990 the same information were collected from 5 percent of total households or about 2 million households.

In 1976, Intercensal Population Survey covered around 60 733 households in 26 provinces, while in 1985 number of households selected were 125 400 throughout 27 provinces in Indonesia.

The National Indonesia Contraceptive Prevalence Survey (1987) covered about 14 000 households. Provinces were divided into three types: Java Bali, Outer Java Bali I (Dista Aceh, North Sumatera, West Sumatera, South Sumatera, Lampung, West Nusa Tenggara, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, North Sulawesi, and South Sulawesi), and part of Outer Java Bali II (Riau, Bengkulu, Central Sulawesi, and South East Sulawesi).

The Indonesia Demographic and Health Surveys (1991 and 1994) covered all 27 provinces. Number of households selected were 28 000 and 35 400 respectively.

Intercensal Population Survey

    1. Population Census
      Common information such as name, sex, and age are collected in complete enumeration, while more detailed information such as relationship to the head of households, sex, age, marital status, socio-economic characteristics of the respondents, education, fertility, mobility, and information on housing condition are collected in sample enumeration.

    2. Intercensal Population Survey
      Information which are collected in this survey are mostly similar to those collected in sample enumeration of the Population Census with the main concern on fertility and mortality.

    3. National Indonesia Contraceptive Survey and Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey
      In these two surveys, information on fertility, mortality, health, and family planning are the main concern. With regard to fertility, these surveys collect information on respondent s background, birth history, fertility preferences, breastfeeding, knowledge and practice of family planning, and respondent s employment. Especially in Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey (1991, 1994), some questions were added, such as maternal care, health and immunization of children under five years old, and in 1994 the survey were expanded to collect information on knowledge of AIDS and maternal mortality, as well as households expenditure, and service availability for family planning and health.

    4. Civil Registration
      Information collected in the civil registration are vital events such as births, deaths and migration, which are experienced by certain individual or households and are reported to the village authorities.


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