Vital Statistics and Population Estimates

Quarterly reports on the total and resident population estimate based on vital events of births and deaths plus net migration data derived from tourism and migration data.

Vital Statistics and Population Estimates

Vital Statistics and Population Estimates - March 2021

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: March Quarter, 2021

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Key Facts:

Quarterly Change

In the March 2021 quarter compared to the December 2020 quarter

  • Cook Islands Total population estimates stood at 17,800. This is 800 people less when compared to December quarter 2020.
  • Resident Population estimates stood at 17,500, decreasing by 3.3% when compared to previous quarter.
  • There were 56 live births registered with 29 births being females and 27 were males.
  • Deaths increased by 25.0%.
  • Crude birth rates dropped from 3.3 in December quarter 2020 to 3.2 in March quarter 2021. Crude death rates rose from 1.8 to 2.3 in March quarter 2021.
  • Marriages decreased by 38.9% (11 marriages) in the March quarter 2021.

 

Annual Change

From the June year 2020 to June year 2019

  • Cook Islands Total population estimate stood at 18,500
  • Resident population was estimated at 17,900

2021 1st qrt Pop Est Graph