The richest region in Papua, its income beats all districts in Indonesia

The richest region in Papua, its income beats all districts in Indonesia

Friends, surely you think that the income (GRDP per capita) of the region in Papua is far below the income of the districts in Java? It turns out that was a big mistake.This assumption was broken by Bintuni Bay, an area right at the bird’s head, Papua Island.

Blessed with abundant natural wealth, this district is recorded as having a fantastic per capita income.

Bintuni Bay is able to record the largest GRDP per capita in Papua, as well as the largest for the Regency category in Indonesia.

The nominal is above all districts on the island of Java, even in Indonesia. The high GDP per capita of Bintuni Bay makes it the richest district in Indonesia.

Administratively, this region is included in the province of West Papua. The area of ​​Bintuni Bay reaches 18,114 km² covering 13.02% of the territory of West Papua Province.

Teluk Bintuni Regency consists of 24 sub-districts, 2 sub-districts and 115 villages. In 2017, the population was recorded at 28,978 people with a population density of 3 people/km². At the beginning of its formation, this Regency consisted of 10 districts.

Map of the Bintuni Bay area © Wikipedia
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