Source
Central bank

Central Bank of Timor-Leste

International Reserves

USD 0.4 billion (2015)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved January 2017

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 2.7 billion (2017, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 4.6 billion (2017, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
-5.9% 11.5% 14.2% 13% 10.2% 8.3% 5.8%
2013 2014 2015* 2016* 2017*    
2.9% 5.9% 4.3% 5% 5.5%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 2,208.3 (2017, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 3,804.8 (2017, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2017*
N/A N/A 0.00% 0.01% 0.004%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 7.5% 
  • industry: 68% 
  • services: 24.4%

(2016 estimate)

Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
9.5% 0.7% 0.6% -0.6% 1.3%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2013 2014 2015 2016* 2017*
41.8% 22.2% 3.8% -17.7% -18%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's: N/A

Standard & Poor's / Moody's (Updated January 2017)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies in Timor-Leste

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

US$ 1.819 billion (2014 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

31.875% of GDP (2014 estimate)

Exports as percent of GDP(Exports of goods and services)

75.0% (2012)

 

Shares in world total merchandising export

0% (2012)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0% (2012)

Total exports

US$34.1 million (2012 estimate) 

Export commodities

oil, coffee, sandalwood, marble
note: potential for vanilla exports 

Total imports

US$689 million (2011 estimate) 

 
 
Source
Import commodities

food, gasoline, kerosene, machinery

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2011 2012 2013
US$47 million US$18 million US$20 million  
FDI outflows
2011 2012 2013  
US$-33 million US$13 million US$13 million  
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2008 2009 2010 2011
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2012 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2013 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)

N/A

(for a monthly update on M&A; click here )

Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)
Source
Cross-border M&A; deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015 (Acquiring company, Acquired company, Country of the acquired company, Value of the deal)
Source
Best countries for doing business World Bank/IFC Doing Business Project

Economies are ranked on their ease of doing business, from 1 - 189. A high ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 172 out of 189 countries (2013)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 154 out of 189 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 189 out of 189 countries

Registering Property: 189 out of 189 countries

Getting credit: 165 out of 189 countries

Protecting investors: 115 out of 189 countries

Trading across border: 92 out of 189 countries

Paying Taxes: 55 out of 185 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 128 out of 189 countries

Getting Electricity: 44 out of 189 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 189 out of 189 countries

(2013)

Global competitiveness ranking(ranking by country on a basis of 144, the first is the best)

136

(2014-2015)

 

 

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 170 Score: 43.2 (Repressed) (2014)

(100=totally free 0=totally repressed )

 
 
Source
Time zone

UTC+9

Total area

14,874 sq km

Capital

Dili

Currency

US Dollar (USD)

Government type

republic

Languages

Tetum (official), Portuguese (official), Indonesian, English

Religions

Roman Catholic 96.9%, Protestant / Evangelical 2.2%, Muslim 0.3%, other 0.6% (2005)

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2014* 2019**
N/A 0.897 million 1.089 million 1.223 million 1.417 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2013
10.1% 16% 24% 31%
Population median age

18.5 years (2014 est.)

Population growth rate

2.44% (2014 est.)

Life expectancy

67.39 years (2014 estimate)

Adult literacy

58.3% (2010 estimate)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

71.1% (2007)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

30.4 (2007)

(0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

N/A

Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 0.3%   Mobile 57.4% (2013)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

1.10% (2013)

Cost of living - Mercer index(ranking by city on a basis of 214; the 1st is the most expensive and the 214th is the least expensive)

N/A

CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.2 (2010)