The economy of 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.
Dili is the capital and largest city of East Timor. Dili is the chief port and commercial centre for East Timor.
Dili has an overall cost of living index which equates it with middle cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups.
The latest cost of living rank for each of the 13 Basket Groups is now available.