Timor-Leste

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Timor Leste has met the criteria for graduation at two consecutive triennial reviews of the Committee for Development Policy. In 2018 ECOSOC deferred a decision on graduation until 2021.

Timor Leste meets the double income per capita threshold and the human assets index, but not the economic vulnerability criterion, as shown in the diagrams below.

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

Value: $ 2,656

Thresholds:

Inclusion: $ 1,025
Graduation: $ 1,230
Income-only: $ 2,460

Human assets index (HAI)*

Value: 66.6

Thresholds:

Inclusion: 62 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators*

Under-five mortality rate
Value: 49.7
Index: 75.9
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
training
Value: 76.8
Index: 74.2
Source: UNESCO
Percentage of population undernourished
Value: 26.9
Index: 63.5
Source: FAO
Adult literacy rate
Value: 58.3
Index: 44.4
Source: UNESCO
Maternal mortality rate
Value: 215
Index: 82.5
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality

Economic vulnerability index (EVI)*

Value: 56.8

Thresholds:

Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators*

Population
Value: 1,268,671
Index: 67.2
Source: UN/DESA, Population Division
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
Value: 0.9
Index: 2.7
Source: CIESIN
Remoteness
Value: 65.0
Index: 68.7
Source: CDP
Instability of exports of goods and services
Value: 46.0
Index: 100.0
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Merchandise export concentration
Value: 0.59
Index: 57.3
Source: UNCTAD
Victims of natural disasters
Value: 0.547
Index: 61.8
Source: EM-DAT
Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Value: 7.7
Index: 11.4
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Instability of agricultural production
Value: 5.2
Index: 19.7
Source: FAO