List of countries in the regions listed in the regional table

Central and Eastern Europe Composed of 14 countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia and Turkey.   Commonwealth of Independent States Composed of 11 CIS countries: Armenia, ...

 
 
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Central bank

Central Bank of Timor-Leste

International Reserves

USD 0.7 billion (2018)

International Monetary Fund (IMF), data retrieved October 2019

Gross Domestic Product - GDP

USD 3.1 billion (2018, estimate)

GDP (Purchasing Power Parity)

Intl$ 6.7 billion (2018, estimate)

Real GDP growth
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
9.8% 11.4% 9.9% 8.5% 7.7% 5.5% 2.5%
2014 2015 2016* 2017* 2018*    
4.1% 4% 5.3% -4.6% 0.8%    

*Estimate

GDP per capita - current prices

USD 2,435.1 (2018, estimate)

GDP per capita - PPP

Intl$ 5,241.8 (2018, estimate)

GDP (PPP) - share of world total
1980 1990 2000 2010 2019*
N/A N/A 0.00% 0.01% 0.005%

*Estimate

 
 
Source
GDP - composition by sector
  • agriculture: 10.4% 
  • industry: 45.8% 
  • services: 44.1%

(2017 estimate)

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

N/A

 

Inflation
2015 2016 2017 2018* 2019*
0.6% -1.5% 0.5% 2.3% 2.5%

*Estimate

Unemployment rate
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
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)
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
1.5% 3.1% 4.3% 6.1% N/A

*Estimate

Public deficit (General government net lending/borrowing as a % of GDP)
2015 2016 2017* 2018* 2019*
-17.1% -35.3% -20.9% -15.2% -24.3%

*Estimate   

Government bond ratings

Standard & Poor's: N/A

Moody's: N/A

Standard & Poor's / Moody's 

Market value of publicly traded shares
2016 2017 2018
N/A N/A N/A
Largest companies

N/A

 
 
Source
Current account balance

USD -0.2 billion (2018 estimate)

Current account balance by percentage of GDP

-7.0 % (2018 estimate)

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

61.1% (2017)

Shares in world total merchandising export

0.0002% (2018)

Shares in world total commercial services export

0.004% (2018)

Total exports

USD 241.3 million (2018 estimate)

Export commodities

Oil, coffee, sandalwood, marble

Total imports

USD 1.1 billion (2018 estimate)

 
 
Source
Import commodities

Food, gasoline, kerosene, machinery

Exports - major partners

N/A

Imports - major partners

N/A

FDI inflows
2016 2017 2018
USD 5.5 million USD 6.7 million USD 47.9 million
FDI outflows
2016 2017 2018
USD 13 million N/A N/A
Value of cross-border M&A, by country of purchaser
2015 2016 2017 2018
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2014

N/A

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Cross-border M&A deals worth over $3 billion completed in 2015

N/A

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Best countries for doing business

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:

181 out of 190 countries

Subcategories:
Starting a Business: 68 out of 190 countries
Dealing with Construction Permits: 159 out of 190 countries
Getting Electricity: 126 out of 190 countries
Registering Property: 187 out of 190 countries
Getting Credit: 173 out of 190 countries
Protecting Minority Investors: 157 out of 190 countries
Paying Taxes: 136 out of 190 countries
Trading across Borders: 107 out of 190 countries
Enforcing Contracts: 190 out of 190 countries
Resolving Insolvency: 168 out of 190 countries

Global competitiveness ranking

N/A

Index of Economic Freedom

Ranking: 172 / Score: 44.2 (Repressed)

(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

Semi-presidential republic

Languages

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

Note: there are about 16 indigenous languages; Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by a significant portion of the population

Religions

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

Total population
1990 2000 2010 2016* 2021*
N/A 0.897 million 1.066 million 1.188 million 1.299 million

*Estimate 

 
 
Source
Urban population as % of total population
1960 1980 2000 2015
10% 17% 24% 33%
Population median age

18.8 years (2016 estimate)

Population growth rate

2.39% (2016 estimate)

Life expectancy

68.1 years (2016 estimate)

Literacy

Total population: 67.5%
Male: 71.5%
Female: 63.4% (2015 est.)

(age 15 and over can read and write) 

% of population living on less than $3.10 a day

N/A

Inequality of wealth distribution (Gini index)

N/A

Freedom House rating

Political Rights: 3
Civil Liberties: 3 (2017)                         

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

Source
Total telephone subscribers as % of population

Fixed 0.23%   Mobile 117.40% (2015)
(fixed-telephone subscribers and mobile-cellular subscribers)

Internet users as % of total population

13.4% (2015)

Mercer Cost of living index

N/A

CO2 emissions

0.4 (2013)