East Timor Population 2022


East Timor map
  • The current population of East Timor is estimated at 1,367,499 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of East Timor represent 0.02% of the total world population.
  • The population density of East Timor is 78 inhabitants per km2.
  • East Timor is located in Asia.
  • East Timor ranks number 156 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of East Timor is -8.3541° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 125.5410° E.
  • The median age in East Timor is 20.8 years.
  • Minimum Wages in East Timor is USD $115 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that East Timor shares its land boundary with are Indonesia.

East Timor

Official name Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste
Location Asia
Capital Dili
Population 1,359,202 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 78/km2
Population growth rate 1.97% (in 2022)
Area 15,007 km2 (5,794.23 sq mi)
Official language Portuguese Tetuma
Currency United States dollar (USD)
Life expectancy 69.71 (as of 20222) years
Internet TLD .tl
Call code +670

East Timor Population Graph

East Timor Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 1,319,629 666,809 652,820 50.53% 49.47% 413,308 31.32%
2019 1,294,284 654,131 640,153 50.54% 49.46% 400,581 30.95%
2018 1,269,116 641,411 627,705 50.54% 49.46% 388,096 30.58%
2017 1,244,379 629,034 615,345 50.55% 49.45% 375,927 30.21%
2016 1,220,386 616,905 603,481 50.55% 49.45% 364,285 29.85%
2015 1,197,371 605,271 592,100 50.55% 49.45% 353,105 29.49%
2014 1,175,390 594,160 581,230 50.55% 49.45% 342,391 29.13%
2013 1,154,326 583,512 570,814 50.55% 49.45% 332,215 28.78%
2012 1,134,022 573,248 560,774 50.55% 49.45% 322,402 28.43%
2011 1,114,156 563,206 550,950 50.55% 49.45% 312,855 28.08%
2010 1,094,501 553,270 541,231 50.55% 49.45% 303,505 27.73%
2009 1,075,253 543,433 531,820 50.54% 49.46% 294,512 27.39%
2008 1,056,378 533,788 522,590 50.53% 49.47% 285,750 27.05%
2007 1,037,321 524,055 513,266 50.52% 49.48% 277,068 26.71%
2006 1,017,352 513,864 503,488 50.51% 49.49% 268,276 26.37%
2005 996,125 503,143 492,982 50.51% 49.49% 259,391 26.04%
2004 972,861 491,392 481,469 50.51% 49.49% 250,123 25.71%
2003 948,057 478,864 469,193 50.51% 49.49% 240,238 25.34%
2002 923,622 466,614 457,008 50.52% 49.48% 230,721 24.98%
2001 902,115 455,748 446,367 50.52% 49.48% 222,101 24.62%
2000 885,250 447,228 438,022 50.52% 49.48% 214,762 24.26%
1999 874,011 441,463 432,548 50.51% 49.49% 208,976 23.91%
1998 867,390 438,032 429,358 50.5% 49.5% 204,357 23.56%
1997 862,732 435,507 427,225 50.48% 49.52% 200,326 23.22%
1996 856,213 432,045 424,168 50.46% 49.54% 195,816 22.87%
1995 845,177 426,476 418,701 50.46% 49.54% 190,418 22.53%
1994 828,656 418,140 410,516 50.46% 49.54% 183,962 22.2%
1993 807,674 407,552 400,122 50.46% 49.54% 176,638 21.87%
1992 783,987 395,757 388,230 50.48% 49.52% 168,871 21.54%
1991 760,286 383,868 376,418 50.49% 49.51% 161,333 21.22%
1990 738,552 373,043 365,509 50.51% 49.49% 153,914 20.84%
1989 719,455 363,541 355,914 50.53% 49.47% 146,553 20.37%
1988 702,514 355,191 347,323 50.56% 49.44% 139,871 19.91%
1987 687,161 347,566 339,595 50.58% 49.42% 133,653 19.45%
1986 672,419 340,244 332,175 50.6% 49.4% 127,760 19%
1985 657,718 332,937 324,781 50.62% 49.38% 122,072 18.56%
1984 642,487 325,227 317,260 50.62% 49.38% 116,483 18.13%
1983 627,304 317,541 309,763 50.62% 49.38% 111,096 17.71%
1982 613,846 310,729 303,117 50.62% 49.38% 106,134 17.29%
1981 604,441 305,968 298,473 50.62% 49.38% 102,030 16.88%
1980 600,507 303,977 296,530 50.62% 49.38% 98,964 16.48%
1979 602,965 305,402 297,563 50.65% 49.35% 97,017 16.09%
1978 610,658 309,481 301,177 50.68% 49.32% 95,873 15.7%
1977 620,437 314,624 305,813 50.71% 49.29% 95,113 15.33%
1976 627,882 318,587 309,295 50.74% 49.26% 93,931 14.96%
1975 629,856 319,715 310,141 50.76% 49.24% 91,896 14.59%
1974 625,186 317,469 307,717 50.78% 49.22% 89,026 14.24%
1973 614,878 312,235 302,643 50.78% 49.22% 85,407 13.89%
1972 600,785 305,079 295,706 50.78% 49.22% 81,406 13.55%
1971 585,835 297,487 288,348 50.78% 49.22% 77,389 13.21%
1970 572,137 290,531 281,606 50.78% 49.22% 73,748 12.89%
1969 560,180 284,459 275,721 50.78% 49.22% 70,415 12.57%
1968 549,366 278,968 270,398 50.78% 49.22% 67,297 12.25%
1967 539,445 273,930 265,515 50.78% 49.22% 64,464 11.95%
1966 529,857 269,008 260,849 50.77% 49.23% 61,728 11.65%
1965 520,196 264,104 256,092 50.77% 49.23% 59,042 11.35%
1964 510,545 259,204 251,341 50.77% 49.23% 56,517 11.07%
1963 501,153 254,385 246,768 50.76% 49.24% 54,074 10.79%
1962 492,411 249,948 242,463 50.76% 49.24% 51,752 10.51%
1961 483,673 245,464 238,209 50.75% 49.25% 49,528 10.24%
1960 475,342 241,189 234,153 50.74% 49.26% 47,962 10.09%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in East Timor ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of East Timor. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

East Timor

# City Population 2022
1 Dili 151,455
2 Maliana 22,334
3 Suai 21,733
4 Likisa 19,154
5 Aileu 17,543
6 Lospalos 17,478
7 Maubara 16,479
8 Venilale 16,192
9 Baukau 16,149
10 Ainaro 12,172
11 Gleno 8,242
12 Same 7,563
13 Viqueque 6,139
14 Pante Makasar 4,795
15 Metinaro 4,061

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2