Indonesia is a middle power in Asia.
Indonesia is one of only six countries in the region to register an upward change in its overall score, albeit below pre-pandemic levels.
Indonesia performs best in the resilience and diplomatic influence measures, ranking seventh for both. Its weakest measures are military capability and defence networks, where it places 13th for both.
Indonesia recorded its strongest improvement in the resilience measure, where it rose three places to seventh. Indonesia’s diplomatic influence continues to show strong growth, reflecting its important role in ASEAN and as the 2022 chair of the G20.
Indonesia exerts slightly more influence in the region than expected given its available resources, as indicated by the country’s positive power gap score. Indonesia is a net overachiever in Asia, and its positive power gap continued to improve in 2022.
Read more analysis in the Key Findings report. Explore further results in the Scores section.
A country’s weighted average across eight measures of power
Economic size and attributes with the most geopolitical relevance
Capacity to deter real or potential threats to state stability
Projected distribution of future economic, military and demographic resources
The capacity to exercise influence and leverage through economic interdependencies
Defence partnerships that act as force multipliers of military capability
The extent and standing of a state’s foreign relations
Ability to shape international public opinion through cultural appeal and interaction