Timor-Leste

World Rank 146 1.07 Timor-Leste flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
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15,007 km 2
United States dollar (USD)

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Introduction

Timor-Leste has several names. It’s also known as East Timor and, more officially, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. The country is an island located in Southeast Asia and Oceania with its size of about 15,007 square kilometres. Once, Timor-Leste was a Portugal colony with the name Portuguese Timor. Therefore, Portuguese is one of two official languages in the country, right behind the Tetum language.

Its market economy is based on a few commodities, such as sandalwood, coffee and marble. The total number of GDP (PPP) comes to $7.221 billion which equals $2,422 GDP per capita. The entire population of Timor-Leste amounts to 1,299,412 people.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)