Advantages Enjoyed by Those Who Experience Urban Life in Indonesia
In urban areas, there are many job opportunities available to those who seek them. There are more employment opportunities available to those living in urban areas of Indonesia than for those who reside in rural areas. Therefore, living in Indonesia’s urban areas offers opportunities for residents to make a living. Even those who do not have professional qualifications may take jobs which do not require such qualifications.
Improved Level of Services
Although rural areas have better services and equal access to government services, those who live in cities still have an advantage. One of the advantages that city dwellers enjoy is easy access to public services. Most of these services are available nearby in urban areas. Further, improved levels of services are only found in urban areas. Better roads and improved levels of infrastructure including housing are only found in urban areas.
Increased Level of Social Awareness
Those who live in urban areas are often more socially aware than their rural counterparts. In urban areas, the diversity is higher. Through interactions with more diverse people, urban residents tend to learn much which those in rural areas do not. Furthermore, parents who would like their children to have a higher standard of education and early exposure to several basic life skills would prefer raise them in urban areas.
Standard of Urban Life in Indonesia
There is a belief that the cost of living in urban is higher than the cost of living in rural areas due to the costs of rent and food. However, the cost of living is not necessarily higher because of the relatively higher income level of urban residents.
As a result, people in urban areas have higher living standards than those in rural areas because they have easier access to basic needs and other vital services. The ease with which essential amenities such as education and health care are available to assess quality of life.