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
02 Aug 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
31 July 2012: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the members of the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons to advise on planning the post-2015 agenda. The 26-member panel includes representatives from government, civil society and the private sector, and will hold its first meeting in September 2012, in the margins of the 67th UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level debate, which opens on 25 September. The Panel is tasked with evaluating the results and achievements of the Millennium...
02 Aug 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
19 July 2012: Germanwatch launched a website addressing loss and damage caused by climate change, aiming to support Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in calling for action on the issue. The topic is increasingly relevant for LDCs, Germanwatch notes, as agreement to deliver mitigation commitments in line with staying below 2°C/1.5°C has not been yet achieved. The website is part of the “Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative,” which runs from February 2012 through March...
27 Jul 2012 | SIDS Policy and Practice
17 July 2012: The Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) organized the Regional Designated National Authority (DNA) Training for Asia, the Pacific and Eastern Europe, which trained representatives of DNAs from the region on specific elements of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project cycle. Participating small island developing States (SIDS) included: Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste and Vanuatu. The training took place in Manila,...
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