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Tuvalu
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Tuvalu

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

11,500

Area

24 sq. km (9 sq. mi)

Population density

480/sq. km (1,200/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

0.89% (per 1,000: births 23, deaths 5)

Under 15 years

36%

Urban dwellers

64% (2.08% p.a.)

Capital city

Funafuti 6,300

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

96% Tuvaluan, 2% English, 1% Kiribati

Peoples

66% Tuvaluan (Ellice Islander); 30% North Tuvaluan (Nanumanga); …

Cite this page
“Tuvalu”, 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_02TUV>
First published online: 2020



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