Timor-Leste

GDP (PPP) per capita (2018): 7,644.93 Int. Dollar Population (2018): 1,267,972 HDI (2018): 0.63
ND-GAIN Country Index rank 111
Score: 43.8
Vulnerability 0.510
Readiness 0.387

The high vulnerability score and low readiness score of Timor-Leste places it in the upper-left quadrant of the ND-GAIN Matrix. It has both a great need for investment and innovations to improve readiness and a great urgency for action. Timor-Leste is the 47th most vulnerable country and the 89th least ready country.

ND-GAIN Ranking since 1995

Year 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Ranking
122
123
125
121
122
125
124
123
123
128
128
130
135
129
121
112
108
106
108
109
104
106
109
111
Denotes worst scores
Indicator 1999 to 2018 Score
Vulnerability
0.510
Food
0.717
Projected change of cereal yields
0.933
Projected population change
-
Food import dependency
0.481
Rural population
0.748
Agriculture capacity
1.000
Child malnutrition
0.423
Water
0.243
Projected change of annual runoff
0.394
Projected change of annual groundwater recharge
0.380
Fresh water withdrawal rate
0.200
Water dependency ratio
0
Dam capacity
-
Access to reliable drinking water
-
Health
0.722
Projected change of deaths from climate change induced diseases
1.000
Projected change in vector-borne diseases
0.328
Dependency on external resource for health services
1.000
Slum population
0.349
Medical staff
0.934
Access to improved sanitation facilities
-
Ecosystem Services
0.557
Projected change of biome distribution
0.812
Projected change of marine biodiversity
0.250
Natural capital dependency
-
Ecological footprint
0.129
Protected biome
0.595
Engagement in international environmental conventions
1.000
Human Habitat
0.569
Projected change of warm periods
0.410
Projected change of flood hazard
0.613
Urban concentration
0.252
Age dependency ratio
0.716
Quality of trade and transport infrastructure
0.854
Paved roads
-
Infrastructure
0.252
Projected change of hydropower generation capacity
-
Projected change of sea level rise impacts
0.119
Dependency on imported energy
-
Population living under 5m above sea level
0.054
Electricity access
0.196
Disaster preparedness
0.638