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Tonga
(2,466 words)

Pule‘anga Fakatu‘i‘o Tonga/The Kingdom of Tonga

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

111,000

Area

750 sq. km (290 sq. mi)

Population density

150/sq. km (380/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.86% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 6)

Under 15 years

34%

Urban dwellers

23% (0.99% p.a.)

Capital city

Nuku'alofa 23,300

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

97% Tongan, 1% English, 1% Niuafo'ou, plus 4 others

Peoples

95% Tongan; …

Cite this page
“Tonga”, 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_02TON>
First published online: 2020



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