Migrant Youth in Dili City

May 3, 2018

In Timor-Leste, Dili City has long been a destination for internal migration. Census data shows that 30% of the population of Dili in 2015 had not been born there. Over 70% of people who moved between municipalities between 2004-2010 had moved to Dili. Like in other countries,
migrants were more likely to be young (in 2010, 43% of migrants were between 15-29 years old and 28% between 15 and 24 ).

This brief specifically looks at the situation and vulnerabilities of youth who have migrated to Urban Dili (Dili City) from their home Municipality . Additionally, Belun conducted six FGDs among young Dili City migrants . Finally, a literature review provided additional evidence to this situation analysis. Clck here to read more