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Encyclopedia > Demographics of Cook Islands

This article lists details about the demographics of the Cook Islands. Demographics is a shorthand term for population characteristics. Demographics include race, age, income, mobility (in terms of travel time to work or number of vehicles available), educational attainment, home ownership, employment status, and even location. ...

20,407 (July 2000 est.)
Age structure
  • 0-14 years: NA
  • 15-64 years: NA
  • 65 years and over: NA
Population growth rate
1.6% (2000 est.)
Birth rate
22.18 births/1,000 population (2000 est.)
Death rate
5.2 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.)
Net migration rate
-0.99 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2000 est.)
Infant mortality rate
24.7 deaths/1,000 live births (2000 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
  • Total population: 71.14 years
  • Male: 69.2 years
  • Female: 73.1 years (2000 est.)
Total fertility rate
3.14 children born/woman (2000 est.)
  • Noun: Cook Islander(s)
  • Adjective: Cook Islander
Ethnic groups
Polynesian (full blood) 81.3%, Polynesian and European 7.7%, Polynesian and non-European 7.7%, European 2.4%, other 0.9%
Christian (majority of populace are members of the Cook Islands Christian Church)
English (official), Rarotongan, Tongarevan (Penrhyn), Rakahanga-Manihiki, Pukapukan language
  • Definition: NA
  • Total population: NA%
  • Male: NA%
  • Female: NA%

See also: Cook Islands This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about non-human migration. ... The international levels of infant mortality, depicted as the number of deaths in a thousand births. ... World map of life expectancy, 2005 Life expectancy is a statistical measure defined as the expected (mean) survival of human beings based upon a number of criteria such as gender and geographic location. ... Fertility is the ability of people or animals to produce healthy offspring in abundance, and of the earth to bear fruit. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Carving from the ridgepole of a Māori house, ca 1840 Polynesia (from Greek: πολύς many, νῆσος island) is a large grouping of over 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ... Christianity is a monotheistic[1] religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Rarotongan is an East Central Polynesian language spoken mainly in the southern Cook Islands. ... Pukapakan is the Samoic Polynesian language spoken in the Danger Islands (Pukapuka) of the northwest Cook Islands. ...



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