Progress in Indonesia on infrastructure improvement

Illustrations © Ministry of Public Works, Indonesia

In Indonesia the number of road fatalities continues to increase. According to the Indonesian Traffic Corporation, the number of fatalities in 2012 peaked at 31,234. The cost associated with traffic accidents in 2010, in terms of lost productivity, was about 3% of national GDP, or about IDR 210 trillion 1. This figure includes infrastructure damage, medical expenses, and loss of income.