Timor-Leste

Location

Dili
East Timor
8° 34' 0.012" S, 125° 34' 1.2" E

Capital Based Focal Point:

Ministry of Economy & Development

Capital City: 
Dili
Languages: 
Tetum, Portuguese, Indonesian and English
Category: Social
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Net enrollment ratio in primary education 68.099999999999994 63 MDG Database
Seats held by women in national parliament, percentage 26.1 26.1 25.3 25.3 25.3 29.2 29.2 29.2 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Literacy rate, adult total (% of people ages 15 and above) World Bank
Category: Land
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Agricultural land (1000 Ha) 337 362 362 365 385 385 385 375 375 FAO
Forest area (sq km) 8,540 8,428 8,316 8,204 8,092 7,980 7,868 7,756 World Bank
Forest area (% of land area) 57.43 56.68 55.92 55.17 54.42 53.67 52.91 52.16 World Bank
Category: Demographics
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Country population 815,310 834,521 866,655 907,539 950,750 991,601 1,028,910 1,064,140 1,098,390 1,133,590 World Bank
Population annual growth 0.490216 2.32895 3.77831 4.60956 4.65146 4.20697 3.69345 3.36679 3.16739 3.15513 World Bank
Maternal mortality ratio (modeled estimate, per 100,000 live births) 520 420 370 World Bank
Category: Indices
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
HDI - Human Development Index 0.428 0.445 0.471 0.492 0.497 0.502 UNDP International Human Development Indicators - Calculated based on data from UNDESA (2009d), Barro and Lee (2010), UNESCO Institute for Statistics (2010b), World Bank (2010b) and IMF(2010a).
Category: Economy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) 790 690 700 690 990 1,490 1,990 3,130 4,730 World Bank
ODA received as % of GNI 71.56 69.22 74.76000000000001 56.3 35.8 26.59 21.51 16.1 9.52 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)
Category: Energy
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Electric power consumption (kWh) World Bank
Combustible renewables and waste (metric tons of oil equivalent) World Bank
Fossil fuel energy consumption (% of total) World Bank
Category: Climate Change and Sea-level Rise
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), thousand metric tons of CO2 (CDIAC) 161 161 176 176 180 183 MDG Database (CDIAC Data)
Category: Freshwater
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Improved water source (% of population with access) 52 63 69 World Bank
Category: Biodiversity
Indicator 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Source
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected 3.11 3.11 3.11 3.11 3.11 3.11 3.11 6.36 6.36 6.36 UN Stats (MDGs indicators)

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Country Strategies: 
Title Programme Name Programme Description Year
Disaster management Strategy - Timor-Leste National Disaster Risk Management Plan Strategy Description 2005
PRSP - Timor-Leste Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper—National Development Plan, Road Map for Implementation of National Development Plan, Overview of Sector Investment Programs—Strategies and Priorities for the Medium Term Strategy Description 2005
NBSAP - Timor-Leste National Biodiversty Strategy and Action Plan and Related Biodiversity Enabling Activities in Timor-Leste (PIMS 4083) Strategy Description 2008
NSDS - Timor-Leste
02 Apr 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
26 March 2013: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has released the March 2013 edition of its Pacific Economic Monitor (PEM), which includes four energy themed articles. The articles focus on Pacific efforts to achieve energy security and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. The articles in the March PEM include: an overview from the New Zealand Aid Programme on Pacific energy security challenges; a profile of energy consumption and future energy demand in Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the...
27 Mar 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
19 March 2013: On the sidelines of the Fourth Regional 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle) Forum in Asia and the Pacific, 30 small island developing States (SIDS) exchanged lessons learned from the Japanese Technical Cooperation Project for Promotion of Regional Initiative on Solid Waste (J-PRISM) Management in Pacific Island Countries, funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) since 2000. Convened in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, from 18-20 March 2013, the roundtable session. titled “3Rs...
25 Mar 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
23 March 2013: The Fourth Regional 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle) Forum in Asia and the Pacific convened in Ha Noi, Viet Nam, from 18-20 March 2013, addressing the theme of “3Rs in the Context of the Rio+20 Outcomes – The Future We Want.” The meeting focused on waste minimization, reuse and recycling issues in various sectors, including agriculture, industry and energy. It also adopted the Ha Noi 3R Declaration, which sets out 30 waste management goals to be achieved by 2023. Organized by the UN...
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