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Cook Islands People 2008


Population: 12,271 (July 2008 est.)
Age structure: 0-14 years: (male 1,834/female 1,624) 15-64 years: (male 3,973/female 3,747) 65 years and over: (male 542/female 551)
Median age: total: 29.8 years male: 29 years female: 30.4 years (2001 census)
Population growth rate: NA (2008 est.)
Birth rate: 16.71 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate: NA (2008 est.)
Sex ratio: total population: 1.07 male(s)/female (2001 census)
Infant mortality rate: total: NA male: NA female: NA (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: NA male: NA female: NA (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate: 3.1 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: NA
HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
Nationality: noun: Cook Islander(s) adjective: Cook Islander
Ethnic groups: Cook Island Maori (Polynesian) 87.7%, part Cook Island Maori 5.8%, other 6.5% (2001 census)
Religions: Cook Islands Christian Church 55.9%, Roman Catholic 16.8%, Seventh-Day Adventists 7.9%, Church of Latter Day Saints 3.8%, other Protestant 5.8%, other 4.2%, unspecified 2.6%, none 3% (2001 census)
Languages: English (official), Maori
Literacy: definition: NA total population: 95% male: NA% female: NA%
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education): total: 10 years male: 10 years female: 10 years (2005)
Education expenditures: 0.2% of GDP (2001)
People - note: 2001 census counted a resident population of 15,017

NOTE: The information regarding Cook Islands on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cook Islands People 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cook Islands People 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.