Vital Statistics and Population Estimates - June Quarter, 2017

Vital Statistics and Population Estimates is a quarterly report on the total and resident population estimate based on vital events of birth and deaths plus net migration data derived from tourism migration data. It also reports on the various vital events such as births, deaths and marriages. Some basic demographic crude rates such as for birth, death and infants deaths including natural increase are also reported in this release.

Latest Release: June Quarter, 2017.                 Released July, 2017

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Key facts

Quarterly change

In the June 2017 quarter compared with the March 2017 quarter:

 

  • Cook Islands Total Population estimates stood at 19,500 for June quarter 2017. This is 10.8% (1,900 people) more when compared to March quarter 2017 (17,600).
  • Resident population was estimated at 15,600 for June quarter 2017. This is 3.3% (500 people) more when compared to March quarter 2017 (15,100)
  • Total Births recorded for this quarter was 60, showing an increase of 3.4% with 32 births being females and 28 were males.
  • Total number of Deaths recorded for this quarter stood at 23 deaths. A slight decrease of 4.2% when compared to March quarter 2017 (24 deaths).
  • Crude birth rates was 3.8 and Crude death rates stood at 1.5
  • Total marriages officiated stood at 174, showing an increase of 31.8% when compared to March quarter 2017 (132 marriages). 95% were non-resident and 5% marriages were residents 

 

Annual change

From June year 2015 to June year 2016:

  • Cook Islands Total population estimate stood at 19,300, showing an increase of 4.9% (900 people)
  • Resident population was estimated at 11,800, showing a decrease of 10.6% (1,400 people).

 2017 2nd qrt Pop Est Graph