Dataset on The Sustainable Smart City Development in Indonesia

Published: 25 June 2019| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/kv38x5dxtj.1
Restu Mahesa


mart city movements are growing all over the world. The un-dertaking is expected to solve a plethora of problems arising from urbanization. Indonesia is one of the countries who march toward the development of sustainable smart cities. However, before the government can start a smart city project, they need to assess the readiness of each target city. Data in this article illustrate the readiness of six major cities in Indonesia, which are Semarang, Makassar, Jakarta, Samarinda, Medan, and Surabaya. They repre-sent the four biggest islands in Indonesia. The readiness assess-ment was based on three main elements and six Smart City Pillars taken from Smart City Master Plan Preparation Guidance Book prepared by Ministry of Communication and Information Tech-nology of the Republic of Indonesia. Those elements serve as a checklist to determine the readiness of the cities. Data for quali-tative analysis were gathered through interviews and triangulated through secondary sources, such as publication from Statistics Indonesia and the assessment reports. The dataset contains in-formation on the readiness assessment is presented in this article. The indices of the six region's readiness assessment are presented in percentages.


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Please to cite as : R. Mahesa, G. Yudoko, and Y. Anggoro, “Dataset on The Sustainable Smart City Development in Indonesia”, Journal Data in Brief, 2019 - Elsevier DOI:


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