Indonesia’s healthcare industry continues to grow rapidly and remains a lucrative investment opportunity for investors. Almost all aspects of the healthcare industry showed significant increases in sales over the course of 2015; outperforming various other industries.
Waste management poses a mounting challenge in Indonesia as growing household consumption and accelerated business activity gives rise to higher volumes of organic food waste, plastic packaging and industrial byproducts.
Indonesia’s medical and healthcare sector has long been in need of urgent treatment. In a region still suffering from a shortage of medical personnel relative to the rest of the world, Indonesia stands as the poster child for said inadequacy, with only 0.2 doctors per 1,000 people.
Contribution to GDP: 39.07% (Q3 2015)
Sector Growth: ICT 10.83%, Hospitality 4.53% (yoy, Q3 2015)
Number Employed in the Sector: 54.9 million (February 2015)
Main Areas: Retail, Transportation, Media, Telecommunications, Finance, Hospitality, Tourism.
Government Bodies: Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Manpower.