Is Indonesian Native American?

What race does Indonesian fall under?

The vast majority of those belong to the Austronesian peoples. Based on ethnic classification, the largest ethnic group in Indonesia is the Javanese who make up about 40% of the total population.

2010.

Ethnic group Madurese
Population (million) 6.772
Percentage 3.37
Main regions Madura Island, East Java

Who are Indonesians related to?

Indonesia is situated at the meeting point of two of the world’s population groups, Asians in the west and Melanesians in the east. The great majority of Indonesians are related to the peoples of eastern Asia, although over the centuries there also has been considerable mixing with Arabs, Indians, and Europeans.

Does Indonesia have indigenous people?

Indonesia is the home of an estimated 50 to 70 million Indigenous Peoples.

What is Indonesian skin color?

As generally Indonesians have yellow to brown (dark but not black) skin complexion, apparently there is a need to pursue brighter skin complexion as people perceive white skin color better than darker one.

Where did Indonesian come from?

Indonesian, which originated from Malay, is a member of the Austronesian family of languages, which includes languages from Southeast Asia, the Pacific Ocean and Madagascar, with a smaller number in continental Asia.

Who are the indigenous peoples of Indonesia?

Background

Ethnic groups Population (million) Main Regions
Javanese 95.217 Central Java, Yogyakarta, East Java, Lampung, Jakarta
Sundanese 31.765 West Java, Banten, Lampung
Malay 8.789 Sumatra eastern coast, West Kalimantan
Madurese 6.807 Madura island, East Java
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What is Indonesia’s religion?

Share of population Indonesia 2010 by religion

According to population census data in 2010, 87 percent of Indonesians declared themselves to be Muslim, followed by 9.87 percent who were Christian. Indonesia has the largest Islamic population in the world and for this reason is often recognized as a Muslim nation.