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Timor-Leste, Dili
Overview

Timor-Leste, DiliDili is the capital and largest city of Timor-Leste/East Timor. Dili is the chief port and commercial centre for Timor-Leste/East Timor.

Timor-Leste/East Timor is in South Eastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - Timor-Leste/East Timor includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco. Tropical; hot, humid; distinct rainy and dry seasons. Mountainous.

The official languages are Tetum and Portuguese. Indonesian and English are used in business and as working languages. The main religion is Christianity.

The economy of Timor-Leste/East Timor is one of the world's poorest, in part due to decades of both neglect and misaligned economic priorities under Portuguese and subsequent Indonesian administration.

Timor-Leste/East Timor is a conservative society, diverse in terms of languages, culture and religion. English is mostly used in business. Expatriate business dress is conservative, typically a lightweight suit or modest dress for women.

The security risk for expatriates in Timor-Leste/East Timor is medium. Risks include general crime particularly in urban areas such as Dili, occasional protests with associated stone throwing and vandalism, as well as gang violence. Other risks include those related to poor infrastructure and limited security.

The population in Dili is 0.234 Mil (2015 est.), while the inflation rate is 0.5% (2015 est.).


Cost Of Living

The cost of living for expatriates in Dili as at 1 January 2016 is very high in comparison to other places in the world.

In Dili, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports):
1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: High
2) Clothing: Low
3) Communication: Very High
4) Education: Low
5) Furniture & Appliances: High
6) Groceries: Very High
7) Healthcare: High
8) Household Accommodation: Very High
9) Miscellaneous: High
10) Personal Care: Very High
11) Recreation & Culture: High
12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: High
13) Transport: Average

Dili is for example 96.9% more expensive than Adana for groceries, 49.7% more expensive for household costs than Ankara, and 7.4% more expensive for transport costs than Bursa.

Dili is ranked as a extreme hardship location.

The hardship premium for Dili for an expat from Kiev, is for example 0%, i.e. host location (Dili) premium of 40% minus home (Kiev) location premium of 40%.

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