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East Timor:
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Population
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1,108,777
note: other estimates range as low as 800,000 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
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73.9 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 35.1% (male 197,975/female 191,716)
15-64 years: 61.6% (male 347,573/female 334,908)
65 years and over: 3.3% (male 17,578/female 19,027) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 21.5 years
male: 21.5 years
female: 21.5 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.05% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
26.52 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
6.02 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
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NA
Sex ratio
Definition
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: 0.92 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
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total: 41.98 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 48.16 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 35.49 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 66.94 years
male: 64.6 years
female: 69.39 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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3.36 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
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NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
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NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
NA
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial and protozoal diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: chikungunya, dengue fever and malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Timorese
adjective: Timorese
Ethnic groups
Definition
Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian), Papuan, small Chinese minority
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic 98%, Muslim 1%, Protestant 1% (2005)
Languages
Definition
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
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 58.6%
male: NA
female: NA (2002)


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