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

USD -0.3 billion (2017 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-11.6% (2017 estimate)

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

5.8% (2014)

 

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.0% (2015)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.001% (2015)

Total exports

USD 18.0 million (2015 estimate)

Export commodities

Oil, coffee, sandalwood, marble (note: potential for vanilla exports)​

Total imports

USD 0.6 billion (2015 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Food, gasoline, kerosene, machinery

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 50 million USD 49 million USD 43 million
FDI outflows
2013 2014 2015
USD 13 million USD 13 million USD 13 million
Value of cross-border M&A;, by country of purchaser
2012 2013 2014 2015
N/A N/A N/A N/A
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)

N/A

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

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)

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. A high ease of doing business ranking means the regulatory environment is more conducive to the starting and operation of a local firm.

Overall ranking: 175 out of 190 countries (2017)

Subcategories:

Starting a business: 145 out of 190 countries

Enforcing Contracts: 190 out of 190 countries

Registering Property: 187 out of 190 countries

Getting Credit: 167 out of 190 countries

Protecting Minority Investors: 70 out of 190 countries

Trading Across Borders: 94 out of 190 countries

Paying Taxes: 130 out of 190 countries

Dealing with Construction Permits: 159 out of 190 countries

Getting Electricity: 112 out of 190 countries

Resolving Insolvency: 169 out of 190 countries

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

N/A

Index of Economic FreedomWSJ and Heritage Foundation

Ranking: 167 / Score: 45.76 (Repressed) (2016)

(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

Source
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)