L AW E YA N A T L A S What’s happening in Laweyan?
This Mini Atlas collects information about Laweyan so everyone can see and understand what is going on. Information about the condition of services can help
What are Laweyan’s assets?
Population = 2,568 # Households (HH) = 599 Average HH size = 4.2
“Laweyan” originates from the Javanese word for ‘thread’. It is the oldest and smallest Kelurahan. It is a heritage site for its batik industry, buildings, and traditions. People here design, produce, tailor, and sell batik.
Laweyan’s Location in Solo
ASSETS Heritage and tourism Batik factories and jobs
Pop. by Age 60+ 50 – 59 40 – 49 30 – 39 20 – 29 10 – 19 0–9
Identity as center of batik industriy in Solo A Batik Factory in Laweyan Kelurahan
What are potential issues?
The batik industry is a strong asset. It provides a source of jobs and tourism. Yet, its need for production space may come into conflict with demand for new housing. Factories also pollute the river.
people discuss what they want from the annual participatory budgeting process, the musrenbang. Our goal is to make citizens more informed about their communities.
Poor environmental and waste conditions Poor ground water quality
LAWEYAN NEIGHBORHOOD MAP LEGEND Kantor Keluharan (Community Center)
Area of Flooding
SOURCE: UO Kelurahan Survey,
Google Earth, Bakosurtanal, GTZ DATE: Dec. 2009 NOTE: Batik factory locations approximate and based on GTZ and Solo Tourist Maps www.solokotakita.org PROJECT SPONSORS:
E D U CAT I O N The percentage of children out
WAT E R OUT OF SCHOOL
2% of children
of school is below the Kec.
How can residents have access
KEC. PUBLIC WC
27% of households have access to public WC,
to cleaner drinking water? PDAM access is low and well water
KEL. PUBLIC WC
PUBLIC versus PRIVATE WC
students are getting an
S A N I TAT I O N
average. This means the education. This is an asset for
which is above the Kec. average of 11%. 73% have access to private sanitation, below the
is polluted by improper disposal of batik dyes.
Kec. average of 76%.
Public = 27% Private = 73%
The City and
GTZ installed a water filter to help clean
% AGE 7 – 18 NOT IN SCHOOL 0–4%
4 – 20 %
HOUSING How can Laweyan accommodate the
% HOUSEHOLDS WITH PUBLIC WELLS 0 – 15 %
15 – 22 %
22 – 58 %
E C O N O M Y / P OV E R T Y LAND TITLES =
TOP 4 OCCUPATIONS
POVERTY RATE = 12% Overall poverty is not high,but is concentrated closer to the river
housing needs of residents
dyes draining into the river.
damaging heritage buildings?
Informal Worker = 42%
The high rate of land tenure
Laborer = 37%
creates community stability.
Large Entrepreneur = 12%
COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS
Does pollution and sanitation
and poor sanitation more than others? 1 – Dengue
Dengue and diarrhea are both epidemics
2 – Diarrhea
caused by the poor quality of water.
TOP 2 HEALTH ISSUES 1 – Batik industry
Many residents design,
produce, tailor, and sell batik.
2 – Garbage % HH WITH LAND TITLE 50 – 79 %
% HOUSEHOLDS IN POVERTY 79 – 100 %
50 – 84 %
Small Entreprenuer = 9%
0 – 50 %
11 – 50 %
and newcomers without
% HOUSEHOLDS WITH PUBLIC WC 0 – 11 %
0 – 13 %