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Cook Islands
(2,027 words)

The Cook Islands (in free association with New Zealand)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

17,500

Area

230 sq. km (90 sq. mi)

Population density

75/sq. km (190/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.08% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

36%

Urban dwellers

75% (0.52% p.a.)

Capital city

Rarotonga (Avarua) 12,800

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

56% Cook Islands Maori, 11% Rakahanga-Manihiki, 9% En…

Cite this page
“Cook Islands”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02COK>
First published online: 2020



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