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    East Timor People - 2007
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/east_timor/east_timor_people.html
    SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population:
      1,062,777
      note: other estimates range as low as 800,000 (July 2006 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 36.3% (male 196,293/female 189,956)
      15-64 years: 60.6% (male 328,111/female 315,401)
      65 years and over: 3.1% (male 16,072/female 16,944) (2006 est.)

      Median age:
      total: 20.8 years
      male: 20.8 years
      female: 20.7 years (2006 est.)

      Population growth rate:
      2.08% (2006 est.)

      Birth rate:
      26.99 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Death rate:
      6.24 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)

      Net migration rate:
      0 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2006 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: 0.95 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.04 male(s)/female (2006 est.)

      Infant mortality rate:
      total: 45.89 deaths/1,000 live births
      male: 52.03 deaths/1,000 live births
      female: 39.44 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 66.26 years
      male: 63.96 years
      female: 68.67 years (2006 est.)


      See also: Healthy Life Expectancy


      See also: Health Performance

      Total fertility rate:
      3.53 children born/woman (2006 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 90%, Muslim 4%, Protestant 3%, Hindu 0.5%, Buddhist, Animist (1992 est.)

      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 East Timor on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of East Timor People 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about East Timor People 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.

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    Revised 21-Feb-07
    Copyright © 2007 Photius Coutsoukis (all rights reserved)


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