Timor-Leste

Location

Dili
East Timor
8° 34' 0.012" S, 125° 34' 1.2" E
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
08 Feb 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
February 2013: The UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Global Mechanism (GM) has launched a revamped web-based platform titled “Sustainable Land Management (SLM) – Finance.”  The site will support the exchange of information on funding and finance for sustainable land management (SLM) among African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, many of which are also small island developing States (SIDS).   The platform, which is part of the EU-funded Scope|ACP project, a South...
06 Feb 2013 | SIDS Policy and Practice
1 February 2013: The Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Programme (RFLP) in South and Southeast Asia, funded by Spain and implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), has launched a series of country surveys that provide data concerning small-scale fishing communities. The RFLP aims to strengthen capacity among participating small-scale fishing communities and their supporting institutions in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and Viet Nam....
05 Oct 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
September 2012: The September issue of the International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission (IUCN SSC) “Species e-Bulletin” highlights a study on the decline of freshwater ecosystems in northern Africa, and other news. The study, coordinated by the IUCN Centre for Mediterranean Cooperation and conducted by the IUCN Global Species Programme, shows that freshwater species in northern Africa face some of the highest levels of threat in continental Africa,...
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