Cook Islands

Decennial Population

year population est.
1950 15,079
1960 18,259
1970 21,406
1980 17,623
1990 17,613
2000 17,826
2010 20,284
2020 21,448
2025 22,043
2050 23,840
2075 23,092
2100 20,521
source: UN - WPP 2015 Revision (medium).

General Information


Official name Cook Islands
Capital Avarua
Region Polynesia
ISO code CK
Statistical agency Cook Islands Statistics Office (CISO) (part of Minstry of Finance and Ec. Mngmnt.)


Administrative units

areaadministrative centerarea in
sq.km.
population
2001-12-01
census
population
2006-12-01
census
population
2011-12-01
census
Rarotonga 67.112,18813,89013,095
Southern Group 145.24,0134,0553,586
Aitutaki 18.31,9462,2352,038
Atiu 26.9623570480
Mangaia 51.8744640572
Manuae 6.2000
Mauke 18.4470391307
Mitiaro 22.3230219189
Takutea 1.3000
Northern Group 24.41,8261,3971,113
Manihiki 5.4515356239
Nassau 1.3727573
Palmerston 2.1486360
Penrhyn 9.8357255213
Pukapuka 1.3664507451
Rakahanga 4.116914177
Suwarrow 0.4100
total 236.718,02719,34217,794
source: Cook Islands Statistics Office.
note: totals refer to enumerated persons, the total residential population for the 2011 census was 14,998 (which includes 24 jailed persons).