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Economy of East Timor

Economy of East Timor
from the CIA World Factbook 2002

Gross domestic product: purchasing power parity - $415 million (2001 est.)

Real growth rate: 18% (2001 est.)

GDP per capita: purchasing power parity - $500 (2001 est.)

GDP - composition by sector:
agriculture: 25.4%
industry: 17.2%
services: 57.4% (2001)

Population below poverty line: 42% (2002 est.)

Household income or consumption by percentage share:
lowest 10%: NA%
highest 10%: NA%

Distribution of family income - Gini index: 38

Inflation rate (consumer prices): NA%

Labor force: NA

Labor force - by occupation: NA

Unemployment rate: 50% (including underemployment[?])

revenues: $NA
expenditures: $NA

Industries: printing, soap manufacturing, handicrafts[?], woven cloth

Industrial production growth rate: 8.5%

production: NA kWh
production by source: fossil fuel: 100%; hydro: 0%; other: 0%; nuclear: 0%
consumption: NA kWh
exports: 0 kWh
imports: 0 kWh

Agriculture - products: coffee, rice, maize, cassava, sweet potatoes, soybeans, cabbage, mangoes, bananas, vanilla

quantity: $8 million (2001 est.)
commodities: coffee, sandalwood, marble; note - the potential for oil and vanilla exports
Exports - partners: NA

quantity: $237 million (2001 est.)
commodities: NA
partners: NA

Debt[?] - external: $NA

Economic aid[?] - recipient: $2.2 billion (1999-2002 est.)

Currency: US dollar (USD)

Fiscal year: 1 July - 30 June

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