Source
Central bank

N/A

International Reserves

US$ 687 million (Source: World Bank; Data updated: 2013)

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

US$ 6 billion (2014 estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

29 billion of International dollars (2014 estimate)

Real GDP growth
2003 200 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
-0.1% 4.4% 6.5% -3.2% 11.6% 14.6% 12.8% 9.5%
2011 2012 2013 2014*        
12.0% 9.3% 8.4% 9.0%        

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

US$ 4,669 (2014 estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

$ 23,338 International Dollars (2014 estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2014*
N/A N/A 0.01% 0.03% 0.03%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 2.6% 
  • industry: 81.6% 
  • services: 15.8% (2013 estimate)
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D; (% of GDP)

N/A

 

Inflation
2011 2012 2013 2014*
11.7% 13.1% 10.6% 9.5%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
20011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Household saving rates

N/A

 

Public debt (General government gross debt as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014*
37.9% 42.7% 46.9% 36.1% 36.9%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's rating: N/A

Moody's outlook: N/A

(Foreign Currency Government Bond Ratings; Data last updated Sept 2014)

Market value of publicly traded shares
2009 2010 2011
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 )

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
Total area

14,874 km2 (2006)

Currency

US Dollar (USD) (2009)

Government type

republic (2009)

Languages

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

Religions

Roman Catholic 98%, Muslim 1%, Protestant 1% (2005)

Total population
1980 1990 2000 2012* 2017**
N/A N/A 0.84 million 1.12 million 1.25 million

*Estimate    **Forecast

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2011
10.1% 16.5% 24.3% 28.3%
Population median age

17 years (2010)

Population growth rate

2.9% (2011)

Life expectancy

62 years (2010)

Adult literacy

51% (2005/2010)

% of population living on less than $2 a day

72.82% (2011)

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

31.93 (2007)

(Data were released in 2011, 0=perfect equality, 100=absolute inequality)

Freedom House rating

N/A

(1 represents the most free, 7 the least free)

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

53.49% (2011)

(sum of fixed telephone lines and mobile cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

0.9% (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2011)

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

Source
CO2 emissions(Metric tons of CO2 per capita)

0.1664 (Data were released in 2012 and refer to 2009)