Population of Timor-Leste

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Timor-Leste is 1,366,471 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Timor-Leste is projected at 1,343,873 or 1.344 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Timor-Leste is projected at 1,318,445 or 1.318 million people for the year 2020. Timor-Leste ranks number 155th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Timor-Leste is ranked 46th among 51 countries in Asia.

Timor-Leste's population peak will be 2087 with 2.40 mn people after Timor-Leste's population will be decreased year by year. The Timor-Leste population is projected to reach 1.57 million in 2030 and increase further to 2.01 million in 2050, and it will decrease by 2.37 million by 2100. Timor-Leste accounts for 0.017 percent of the world population. However, its global share will increase by 0.018% in 2024 and is projected to increasee at 0.022% by 2100.

Timor-Leste was at 151st position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase at 143rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Timor-Leste population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
20201,318,44525,3261.960.017
20211,343,87325,4281.930.017
20221,369,42925,5561.900.017
20231,395,06225,6331.870.017
20241,420,75925,6971.840.018
20251,446,50625,7471.810.018
20261,472,25325,7471.780.018
20271,497,92625,6731.740.018
20281,523,49125,5651.710.018
20291,548,88525,3941.670.018
20301,574,05725,1721.630.018
20311,598,98724,9301.580.019
20321,623,65024,6631.540.019
20331,648,00724,3571.500.019
20341,672,05524,0481.460.019
20351,695,76423,7091.420.019
20361,719,11723,3531.380.019
20371,742,12823,0111.340.019
20381,764,80822,6801.300.019
20391,787,18122,3731.270.020
20401,809,27522,0941.240.020
20411,831,08521,8101.210.020
20421,852,61121,5261.180.020
20431,873,92621,3151.150.020
20441,895,06621,1401.130.020
20451,916,11021,0441.110.020
20461,937,04420,9341.090.020
20471,957,87320,8291.080.020
20481,978,54520,6721.060.021
20491,999,03620,4911.040.021
20502,019,29120,2551.010.021
20512,039,30420,0130.990.021
20522,059,05019,7460.970.021
20532,078,49119,4410.940.021
20542,097,58319,0920.920.021
20552,116,28118,6980.890.021
20562,134,55418,2730.860.021
20572,152,38717,8330.840.021
20582,169,72817,3410.810.022
20592,186,53616,8080.770.022
20602,202,77116,2350.740.022
20612,218,41815,6470.710.022
20622,233,45515,0370.680.022
20632,247,86114,4060.650.022
20642,261,61313,7520.610.022
20652,274,69513,0820.580.022
20662,287,12612,4310.550.022
20672,298,86211,7360.510.022
20682,309,93711,0750.480.022
20692,320,36410,4270.450.022
20702,330,1589,7940.420.022
20712,339,3269,1680.390.022
20722,347,8738,5470.370.022
20732,355,8147,9410.340.022
20742,363,1567,3420.310.022
20752,369,9246,7680.290.022
20762,376,1136,1890.260.022
20772,381,7545,6410.240.022
20782,386,8295,0750.210.022
20792,391,3914,5620.190.022
20802,395,4294,0380.170.022
20812,398,9623,5330.150.022
20822,402,0043,0420.130.022
20832,404,5392,5350.110.022
20842,406,5632,0240.080.022
20852,408,0641,5010.060.022
20862,409,0701,0060.040.022
20872,409,5654950.020.022
20882,409,558-70.000.022
20892,409,063-495-0.020.022
20902,408,082-981-0.040.022
20912,406,629-1,453-0.060.022
20922,404,689-1,940-0.080.022
20932,402,294-2,395-0.100.022
20942,399,429-2,865-0.120.022
20952,396,109-3,320-0.140.022
20962,392,347-3,762-0.160.022
20972,388,132-4,215-0.180.022
20982,383,505-4,627-0.190.022
20992,378,440-5,065-0.210.022
21002,372,974-5,466-0.230.022

Timor-Leste population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
1950414,760--0.016
1951418,6893,9290.950.016
1952423,1214,4321.060.016
1953428,0414,9201.160.016
1954433,4235,3821.260.016
1955439,2235,8001.340.016
1956445,4456,2221.420.016
1957452,0866,6411.490.016
1958459,1427,0561.560.016
1959466,6237,4811.630.016
1960474,5327,9091.690.016
1961482,8548,3221.750.016
1962491,5718,7171.810.016
1963500,6479,0761.850.016
1964510,0349,3871.870.016
1965519,6869,6521.890.016
1966529,3279,6411.860.016
1967538,9099,5821.810.015
1968548,8259,9161.840.015
1969559,62610,8011.970.015
1970571,56511,9392.130.015
1971585,25113,6862.390.016
1972600,19214,9412.550.016
1973614,25314,0612.340.016
1974624,55510,3021.680.016
1975629,2274,6720.750.015
1976627,251-1,976-0.310.015
1977619,816-7,435-1.190.015
1978610,054-9,762-1.570.014
1979602,358-7,696-1.260.014
1980599,905-2,453-0.410.013
1981603,8423,9370.660.013
1982613,2389,3961.560.013
1983626,67513,4372.190.013
1984641,84415,1692.420.013
1985657,05315,2092.370.013
1986671,75214,6992.240.014
1987686,47114,7192.190.014
1988701,80915,3382.230.014
1989718,74116,9322.410.014
1990737,81419,0732.650.014
1991759,52721,7132.940.014
1992783,19823,6713.120.014
1993806,86023,6623.020.014
1994827,82520,9652.600.015
1995844,33416,5091.990.015
1996855,36211,0281.310.015
1997861,8666,5040.760.015
1998866,5304,6640.540.014
1999873,1366,6060.760.014
2000884,36611,2301.290.014
2001901,21416,8481.910.014
2002922,69421,4802.380.015
2003947,10824,4142.650.015
2004971,89324,7852.620.015
2005995,13523,2422.390.015
20061,016,43221,2972.140.015
20071,036,39219,9601.960.015
20081,055,43119,0391.840.016
20091,074,27718,8461.790.016
20101,093,52319,2461.790.016
20111,113,15119,6281.790.016
20121,132,99419,8431.780.016
20131,153,29420,3001.790.016
20141,174,33121,0371.820.016
20151,196,30221,9711.870.016
20161,219,28822,9861.920.016
20171,243,25823,9701.970.016
20181,267,97424,7161.990.017
20191,293,11925,1451.980.017