About Bali

Bali is among the world’s most attractive and popular tourist destinations. The eastern coast of the island of Java is home to a tiny paradise that never fails to amaze visitors with its distinct culture, warm residents, breath-taking scenery, global activities, delicious cuisine, and limitless accommodation possibilities.

Bali has also been known as a place for global conferences due to its international standard meetings facilities. Recently, Bali has hosted the G20-2022 meetings, World Congress on Infectious Diseases (WCID), International Conference On Sustainable Healthy Cities And Sustainable Development Goals (ICSHCSDG) and many more.

The province of Bali consists of the island of Bali as the largest island with small islands around it, namely Nusa Penida Island, Nusa Ceningan Island, Nusa Lembongan Island, Serangan Island (located at the foot of Bali Island), and Menjangan Island which is located in the western part of the island. Bali.

Location of the Region

Astronomically, Bali Province is located at the coordinates of 08º03’40″—08º50’48” South Latitude and 114º25’53″—115º42’40” East Longitude. Bali Province is bordered by East Java Province which is bounded by the Bali Strait in the west, while in the east it is bordered by Lombok Island which is bounded by the Lombok Strait. In the north there is the Java Sea and in the south, there is the Indonesian Ocean. Based on the relief and topography, in the middle of the island of Bali stretches of mountains that extend from west to east and between these mountains there is a cluster of volcanoes.


Based on Minister of Home Affairs Regulation Number 72 of 2019 dated October 25, 2019, the total area of the Province of Bali is 5,780.06 km2 or 0.30 percent of the area of the Indonesian archipelago. The government area of Bali Province is currently divided into 9 (nine) regencies/cities.


In general, the Province of Bali has a tropical marine climate which is influenced by seasonal winds. The province of Bali has a dry season and a rainy season which are interspersed with transition seasons. The average temperature in Bali is around 26.3-27.7oC with humidity ranging from 78-84%. The average annual rainfall ranges from 1,390.5 to 3,070.0 mm, while the number of rainy days ranges from 113 days to 171 days.

Population Condition

The population of Bali in 2020 based on the results of the 2020 Population Census is 4,317.40 thousand people. With a continuously increasing population and a fixed area, the population density in Bali in 2020 will reach 747 people per square kilometer. Areas with high population density were recorded in Badung, Gianyar and Denpasar Regencies, which reached thousands of people per square kilometer. 

The majority of Bali’s population are of productive age (15-64 years). The number of elderly people is also quite large, especially women, this can be interpreted by the increasing life expectancy. Bali’s dependent burden figure for 2020 is 42.61. This means that out of 100 productive Balinese, apart from supporting themselves, they also support 42 to 43 people who are not/are no longer productive.

The Human Development Index (HDI) was introduced by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1990 and is published regularly in the annual Human Development Report (HDR). Bali’s HDI and Indonesia’s HDI continued to increase from 2011 to 2020. During the same period, Bali’s HDI was always higher than Indonesia’s HDI. Bali’s HDI increased from 70.87 in 2011 to 75.50 in 2020, while Indonesia’s HDI increased from 67.09 in 2011 to 71.94 in 2020.