International cost of living and hardship / quality of living data for 780 global locations.
Create reports online (24X7) using any of the Report Calculators right now.
Simply Register, then Login, and while logged in use the Subscribe Menu to subscribe to 2 or more locations.
Generate reports using the calculators below using any combination of your subscribed city/country locations:
7 Day Subscription = $39 USD$ per location (minimum of 2 locations required)
Annual Subscription = $89 USD$ per location (minimum of 2 locations required)
See below for full details
No more waiting
Reports within minutes
-International City Cost of Living Rankings
-Regional Cost of Living Rankings (Africa; America; Asia Pacific; Europe; Middle East)
-Latest Inflation Rates around the world
-Latest Personal Income Tax Rates
-Cost of Living Rankings by Basket
-Articles related to cost of living
and expatriate life
Use the map below or page down
Use our search box OR
look for your question in the list below
Is your question not here?
Email it to us at:
and we will get back to you
Dili 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. The climate is tropical, hot and humid with distinct rainy and dry seasons.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 currency of East Timor is the US Dollar (USD). The banking system is limited. It is best to bring US dollars. Very few places accept credit cards.Medical facilities are limited, particularly outside Dili. Serious or complex medical treatment may require evacuation which can be expensive. Malaria and dengue fever are present.The population of Dili is 234,300 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 0.6% for East Timor as at October 2019.Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Timor-Leste is based on the current personal income tax rates which are progressive up to 10%.