South Sulawesi

Capital of Province : Makassar.

Border Area :

East: Bone Bay and South East Sulawesi.

West: Makassar Strait.

North: West Sulawesi Province.

South: Flores Sea.

Geographical Location : 116o48 122o36 East Longitude and 0o12 -8o South Latitude.

Total Area : 46,083.94 km2.

Population : 8,342,047 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 59.72 trillion (2012), IDR 64.28 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 19.35 million (2012), IDR 22.12 million (2013).*

Export : US$ 1.57 billion (2013), US$ 1.75 billion (2014).**

Import : US$ 1.36 billion (2013), US$ 836.22 million (2014).**

*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.

**) South Sulawesi Import Export Statistics catalog 2013-2014, BPS South Sulawesi Province.

Infrastructure :

Airport: Andi Jemma Airport, Bone Airport, BUA Airport(Lagaligo), H. Aroeppala Selayar Airport, Pongtiku Airport, Rampi Airport, Seko Airport, and Sultan Hasanuddin Airport.

Highway: State Highway (1,556 km), Provincial Airport (1,147.51 km) and District/City Road (29,616 km).

Sea Port: 51 ports, such as Appatana Port, Bajoe Port, Barerebo Port, Batang Mata Port, Belopa Port, Biropa Port, Bone Lohe Port, Bonerate Port, Bulukumba Port, Cappasalo Port, Cenrana Port, Danggai Port, Jeneponto Port, Labuange Port, Lambangkeke Kajang Port, Lampia Port, Lapangkong Port, Lappe’e Port, Larea-rea Port, Larompong Port, etc.

Industrial Zone: Makassar Industrial Zone.

Land Transportation: N/A

City Transportation: N/A

Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :

South Sulawesi is one of the eight provinces that could access infrastructure development of broadband backbone network optical fiber of Sulawesi, Maluku, Papua Cable System (SMPCS) which has been initiated by the government. With an infrastructure length of 8.772 kilometers, SMPCS expected to replace satellite services that have been used in the voice and data telecommunication model in Maluku and Papua, and to minimize differences in telecommunications services as provided in Java.*

Electricity :

Electricity supply in the province of South Sulawesi-together with Southeast Sulawesi and West Sulawesi-12 supplied by the electrical system located in various districts. The 12’s electrical system are supplying power to 906.5 MW with a peak load of 658.41 MW, so the available back up is 122.2 MW, which reflects the relatively strong and stable electricity. After the inauguration of the use of the power plant with a capacity of 250 MW in Jeneponto, will be built other power plan with a capacity of 250 MW with total investments of IDR 3 trillion. Currently, the construction of a third coal plant with a capacity of 250 MW to the point of 1,000 MW almost complete so as to increase the electricity supply in South Sulawesi, is certainly become an attractive point for industrial activities. **

Regional Minimum Wage : IDR 1.44 million per month (2013), IDR 1.8 million per month (2014).

Number of Job Seekers : 107,695 people (2014).**

*) From various sources


***) Central Bureau of Statistics.

Government of West Sulawesi province provide broad support for the growth of investment. One obvious form of such support is the creation of integrated services in consulting, field assistance and the issuance of investment licenses (for the moment reserved to domestic investment) as a form of non-fiscal incentives that are needed by the investor. Address and telephone number of integrated service office are as follows:

Regional Investment Coordinating Board (BKPMD) of South Sulawesi Province

Jl. Urip Sumohardjo No.269 Makassar 90231

Tel. +62411 453614

Fax. +62411 423478


Contact Person: Abdul Rasyid R.


Office of South Sulawesi Governor

Jl. Urip Sumohardjo 269, Makassar 90245

Tel/Fax. +62411 449979


Agriculture : Corn, soybeans, potatoes, pineapple, banana, sweet potato and cassava.

Plantation : Palm oil, cocoa, rubber, sugar cane, coffee, coconuts, cloves, cashew, cotton, candlenut pepper, patchouli, nutmeg, nut, corn, tobacco and vanilla.

Fisheries : Wild fisheries, cages-culture, cage farming, mariculture, rice cultivation and ponds farming

Livestock : Cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes and horses.

Services : Nature and cultural tourism.