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Timor-Leste People 2008
https://allcountries.org/wfb2008/timorleste/timorleste_people.html
SOURCE: 2008 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population:
1,084,971
note: other estimates range as low as 800,000 (July 2007 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 35.7% (male 196,825/female 190,454)
15-64 years: 61.1% (male 337,816/female 325,094)
65 years and over: 3.2% (male 16,823/female 17,959) (2007 est.)

Median age:
total: 21.1 years
male: 21.2 years
female: 21.1 years (2007 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.059% (2007 est.)

Birth rate:
26.77 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Death rate:
6.19 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Net migration rate:
0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.033 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.039 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.937 male(s)/female
total population: 1.034 male(s)/female (2007 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 44.46 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 50.47 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 38.14 deaths/1,000 live births (2007 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 66.6 years
male: 64.28 years
female: 69.04 years (2007 est.)


See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


See also: Health Performance

Total fertility rate:
3.45 children born/woman (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
NA

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

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
NA

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)


NOTE: The information regarding Timor-Leste on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Timor-Leste People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Timor-Leste People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.



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