What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Huge. - Sep 2020


Quite large and diverse. High. - Feb 2018


Varies. - Jun 2015


Large expat community- very social and fun. Easy to meet people. - Jan 2015


Jakarta is a city of 12 million. The expat community is diverse. - Jan 2013


Medium. Pretty sizeable expat and business community. - Jun 2012


Large. Many US oil companies have staff in Indonesia. There are also other Western and Asian expat communities. - Jul 2011


Very LARGE - Jul 2011


Large, mostly Australian. - Dec 2010


Huge; mostly Australian. - Nov 2010


Compared to other cities of Jakarta's size, it is small. Expat community tends to congregate near Kemang neighborhood and the international schools. One can spend days in certain areas of Jakarta and never see any expats. - Jul 2010


Massive. Oil and Gas expats, Banking expats, Missionaries, NGOs, scholars, diplomats, your more adventurous backpackers, etc. Everyone is here! - Mar 2008


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