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Timor-Leste People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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TimorLeste People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 15, 2010

Population:
1,131,612
note: other estimates range as low as 800,000 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 34.7% (male 199,237/female 192,900)
15-64 years: 61.9% (male 356,772/female 344,103)
65 years and over: 3.4% (male 18,403/female 20,197) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 21.8 years
male: 21.8 years
female: 21.8 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.027% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
26.25 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
5.98 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
NA (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 27% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 40.65 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 46.72 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 34.28 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 67.27 years
male: 64.92 years
female: 69.75 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.28 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
NA

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: very high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: chikungunya, dengue fever and malaria (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Timorese
adjective: Timorese

Ethnic groups:
Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian), Papuan, small Chinese minority

Religions:
Roman Catholic 98%, Muslim 1%, Protestant 1% (2005)

Languages:
Tetum (official), Portuguese (official), Indonesian, English
note: there are about 16 indigenous languages; Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by significant numbers of people

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 58.6%
male: NA
female: NA (2002)

Education expenditures:
NA


NOTE: The information regarding Timor-Leste on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Timor-Leste People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Timor-Leste People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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