๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Population of Cook Islands

17,072
Current Population of Cook Islands
33
Net population growth this year
71.13
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Cook Islands reached 17,072, of which 8,112 people are male and 8,960 female. The country has a population density of 71.1312 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.193% for the year. According to the latest data, Cook Islands is set to increase its population size by 33 people next year. Making the total population count of Cook Islands 17,072 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Cook Islands (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Cook Islands grown from 14,683 people to 17,072. An increase of the population size by 16.27% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 14,683 7,580 7,102 386 61.1792 2.629%
1951 15,027 7,761 7,266 301 62.6104 2.003%
1952 15,309 7,926 7,383 264 63.7875 1.725%
1953 15,573 8,086 7,487 265 64.8896 1.702%
1954 15,844 8,246 7,598 277 66.0188 1.748%
1955 16,129 8,412 7,718 292 67.2042 1.81%
1956 16,413 8,573 7,840 277 68.3896 1.688%
1957 16,675 8,703 7,972 246 69.4792 1.475%
1958 16,941 8,816 8,125 286 70.5875 1.688%
1959 17,259 8,948 8,310 349 71.9104 2.022%
1960 17,631 9,103 8,528 397 73.4646 2.252%
1961 18,014 9,262 8,752 367 75.0563 2.037%
1962 18,264 9,360 8,903 134 76.1 0.734%
1963 18,406 9,402 9,004 149 76.6896 0.81%
1964 18,571 9,451 9,120 182 77.3792 0.98%
1965 18,767 9,514 9,252 209 78.1937 1.114%
1966 19,003 9,610 9,392 263 79.1771 1.384%
1967 19,314 9,765 9,549 359 80.4729 1.859%
1968 19,677 9,963 9,715 369 81.9896 1.875%
1969 20,066 10,178 9,888 407 83.6062 2.028%
1970 20,470 10,400 10,070 402 85.2917 1.964%
1971 20,850 10,611 10,238 358 86.875 1.717%
1972 20,759 10,577 10,182 -541 86.4938 -2.606%
1973 20,177 10,290 9,886 -622 84.0708 -3.083%
1974 19,535 9,970 9,565 -662 81.3958 -3.389%
1975 18,863 9,627 9,236 -681 78.5979 -3.611%
1976 18,216 9,290 8,925 -614 75.9 -3.371%
1977 17,876 9,124 8,752 -66 74.4833 -0.369%
1978 17,809 9,111 8,698 -68 74.2042 -0.382%
1979 17,733 9,092 8,642 -83 73.8896 -0.468%
1980 17,651 9,066 8,585 -81 73.5479 -0.459%
1981 17,560 9,030 8,529 -103 73.1646 -0.587%
1982 17,404 8,959 8,445 -208 72.5167 -1.195%
1983 17,178 8,858 8,320 -243 71.5771 -1.415%
1984 16,926 8,741 8,185 -263 70.5229 -1.554%
1985 16,657 8,610 8,047 -273 69.4062 -1.639%
1986 16,494 8,528 7,966 -53 68.7271 -0.321%
1987 16,557 8,555 8,002 178 68.9875 1.075%
1988 16,735 8,640 8,095 178 69.7292 1.064%
1989 16,924 8,730 8,194 200 70.5167 1.182%
1990 17,123 8,828 8,295 198 71.3458 1.156%
1991 17,308 8,918 8,390 173 72.1188 1.0%
1992 17,456 8,983 8,473 123 72.7354 0.705%
1993 17,564 9,023 8,541 93 73.1854 0.529%
1994 17,656 9,052 8,604 89 73.5646 0.504%
1995 17,735 9,078 8,658 71 73.8979 0.4%
1996 17,798 9,106 8,692 54 74.1583 0.303%
1997 17,581 8,995 8,586 -487 73.2562 -2.77%
1998 17,067 8,730 8,337 -542 71.1125 -3.176%
1999 16,500 8,435 8,064 -591 68.7521 -3.582%
2000 15,897 8,119 7,777 -616 66.2375 -3.875%
2001 15,294 7,808 7,486 -590 63.725 -3.858%
2002 15,028 7,666 7,362 59 62.6188 0.393%
2003 15,077 7,681 7,396 38 62.8208 0.252%
2004 15,113 7,687 7,426 34 62.9708 0.225%
2005 15,146 7,690 7,456 33 63.1104 0.218%
2006 15,199 7,700 7,499 72 63.3292 0.474%
2007 15,507 7,826 7,681 544 64.6125 3.508%
2008 16,062 8,063 8,000 568 66.9292 3.536%
2009 16,634 8,306 8,329 575 69.3104 3.457%
2010 17,212 8,552 8,659 580 71.7167 3.37%
2011 17,769 8,796 8,972 534 74.0375 3.005%
2012 18,000 8,878 9,121 -73 74.9979 -0.406%
2013 17,916 8,805 9,111 -95 74.6479 -0.53%
2014 17,816 8,724 9,092 -104 74.2333 -0.584%
2015 17,695 8,633 9,063 -137 73.7312 -0.774%
2016 17,546 8,525 9,021 -162 73.1083 -0.923%
2017 17,395 8,416 8,980 -139 72.4812 -0.799%
2018 17,253 8,312 8,941 -147 71.8854 -0.852%
2019 17,110 8,208 8,902 -138 71.2917 -0.807%
2020 17,029 8,141 8,886 -25 70.9521 -0.147%
2021 17,003 8,108 8,895 -27 70.8438 -0.159%
2022 17,010 8,096 8,914 43 70.8771 0.253%
2023 17,044 8,105 8,938 23 71.0146 0.135%
2024 17,072 8,112 8,960 33 71.1312 0.193%

Statements that can be derived from Cook Islands's population data

  • Cook Islands has a population of 17,072 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Cook Islands's population is equivalent to 0.00% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Cook Islands's population will grow with 33 people.
  • In 2024, 87 more people will emigrate from Cook Islands than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Cook Islands is 33.42 years.
  • In Cook Islands there are 71.13 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 5.28 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Cook Islands.
  • In Cook Islands, 8,112 of the total population are male, and 8,960 are female.

Future Population of Cook Islands (2024 - 2100)

Cook Islands's population is set to decrease in the future from 17,072 people to 16,764 people. A decrease of the population size by 14.17% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 17,072 8,112 8,960 33 71.1312 0.193%
2025 17,102 8,116 8,986 29 71.2604 0.17%
2026 17,137 8,124 9,012 39 71.4021 0.228%
2027 17,172 8,137 9,035 32 71.55 0.186%
2028 17,204 8,146 9,059 33 71.6854 0.192%
2029 17,231 8,150 9,082 20 71.7958 0.116%
2030 17,253 8,153 9,100 25 71.8896 0.145%
2031 17,286 8,164 9,123 40 72.025 0.231%
2032 17,318 8,175 9,143 24 72.1583 0.139%
2033 17,345 8,185 9,160 30 72.2708 0.173%
2034 17,372 8,191 9,180 23 72.3812 0.132%
2035 17,394 8,198 9,197 22 72.475 0.126%
2036 17,414 8,204 9,210 19 72.5604 0.109%
2037 17,438 8,214 9,224 28 72.6583 0.161%
2038 17,466 8,227 9,238 28 72.775 0.16%
2039 17,490 8,234 9,256 20 72.875 0.114%
2040 17,510 8,243 9,268 21 72.9604 0.12%
2041 17,529 8,254 9,275 17 73.0396 0.097%
2042 17,548 8,264 9,284 20 73.1167 0.114%
2043 17,566 8,274 9,293 16 73.1917 0.091%
2044 17,586 8,286 9,299 23 73.2729 0.131%
2045 17,605 8,298 9,307 17 73.3562 0.097%
2046 17,620 8,307 9,313 13 73.4188 0.074%
2047 17,635 8,322 9,313 16 73.4792 0.091%
2048 17,651 8,334 9,317 16 73.5458 0.091%
2049 17,663 8,347 9,316 8 73.5958 0.045%
2050 17,674 8,359 9,315 13 73.6396 0.074%
2051 17,678 8,370 9,309 -3 73.6604 -0.017%
2052 17,683 8,379 9,304 12 73.6792 0.068%
2053 17,688 8,388 9,300 -2 73.7 -0.011%
2054 17,692 8,399 9,294 11 73.7188 0.062%
2055 17,694 8,409 9,284 -9 73.7229 -0.051%
2056 17,693 8,422 9,271 8 73.7208 0.045%
2057 17,696 8,432 9,264 -2 73.7333 -0.011%
2058 17,698 8,442 9,255 5 73.7396 0.028%
2059 17,698 8,454 9,244 -5 73.7396 -0.028%
2060 17,698 8,464 9,233 6 73.7417 0.034%
2061 17,699 8,475 9,225 -4 73.7458 -0.023%
2062 17,695 8,483 9,212 -3 73.7312 -0.017%
2063 17,695 8,498 9,198 3 73.7312 0.017%
2064 17,699 8,512 9,188 4 73.7458 0.023%
2065 17,703 8,524 9,180 5 73.7646 0.028%
2066 17,700 8,535 9,165 -12 73.75 -0.068%
2067 17,700 8,546 9,153 11 73.7479 0.062%
2068 17,702 8,559 9,143 -5 73.7604 -0.028%
2069 17,696 8,569 9,127 -7 73.7354 -0.04%
2070 17,693 8,579 9,114 0 73.7208 0.0%
2071 17,696 8,592 9,104 6 73.7333 0.034%
2072 17,693 8,602 9,091 -12 73.7208 -0.068%
2073 17,680 8,608 9,072 -14 73.6667 -0.079%
2074 17,672 8,616 9,056 -2 73.6333 -0.011%
2075 17,667 8,621 9,046 -8 73.6125 -0.045%
2076 17,657 8,627 9,030 -12 73.5708 -0.068%
2077 17,644 8,633 9,011 -14 73.5167 -0.079%
2078 17,634 8,640 8,993 -7 73.4729 -0.04%
2079 17,622 8,646 8,977 -15 73.4271 -0.085%
2080 17,608 8,648 8,960 -14 73.3667 -0.08%
2081 17,596 8,652 8,943 -11 73.3146 -0.063%
2082 17,576 8,654 8,922 -29 73.2312 -0.165%
2083 17,549 8,650 8,900 -23 73.1229 -0.131%
2084 17,521 8,646 8,875 -34 73.0042 -0.194%
2085 17,491 8,643 8,848 -25 72.8812 -0.143%
2086 17,468 8,641 8,827 -22 72.7833 -0.126%
2087 17,436 8,636 8,801 -41 72.6521 -0.235%
2088 17,394 8,623 8,771 -44 72.475 -0.253%
2089 17,351 8,611 8,739 -42 72.2958 -0.242%
2090 17,308 8,598 8,710 -44 72.1167 -0.254%
2091 17,266 8,582 8,684 -40 71.9417 -0.232%
2092 17,224 8,568 8,656 -44 71.7667 -0.255%
2093 17,176 8,555 8,621 -52 71.5667 -0.303%
2094 17,126 8,536 8,589 -48 71.3583 -0.28%
2095 17,074 8,517 8,557 -56 71.1417 -0.328%
2096 17,016 8,492 8,524 -61 70.8979 -0.358%
2097 16,956 8,467 8,489 -58 70.65 -0.342%
2098 16,896 8,444 8,451 -62 70.4 -0.367%
2099 16,828 8,414 8,414 -75 70.1146 -0.446%
2100 16,764 8,383 8,380 -53 69.8479 -0.316%

Population Density of Cook Islands

Today, Cook Islands has a population density of 71.1312 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 61.1792 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 71.1312 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Cook Islands is projected to reach a population density of 69.8479 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Cook Islands's Population

The population growth rate of Cook Islands currently stands at 0.193% as of July 1, 2024. This is an increase by 0.06 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Cook Islands will increase to 0.193%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Cook Islands's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.316% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.629%
1960 2.252%
1970 1.964%
1980 -0.459%
1990 1.156%
2000 -3.875%
2010 3.37%
2020 -0.147%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.145%
2040 0.12%
2050 0.074%
2060 0.034%
2070 0.0%
2080 -0.08%
2090 -0.254%
2100 -0.316%
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Life Expectancy of Cook Islands

Today, Cook Islands has an average life expectancy of 75.5258 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 36.9466 years since the 1950 to 75.5258 years in 2024. In the future, Cook Islands is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 86.7635 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 36,946
1960 53,571
1970 64,346
1980 65,509
1990 66,300
2000 69,975
2010 73,512
2020 74,660
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 76,617
2040 78,397
2050 80,128
2060 81,768
2070 83,204
2080 84,470
2090 85,624
2100 86,763
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Migration to and from Cook Islands

In 2024 Cook Islands will see net migrations of -87 people. This means that 87 more people will emigrate from Cook Islands than immigrate to the country this year. An increase of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Cook Islands was -100.

Net Migration for Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 115
1960 -172
1970 -215
1980 -453
1990 -195
2000 -892
2010 368
2020 -160
Year Net Migration
2030 -56
2040 -28
2050 -17
2060 -17
2070 -17
2080 -17
2090 -17
2100 -17
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Births in Cook Islands

In 2024, Cook Islands will see 268 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Cook Islands in 2022, when the country saw 275 new borns.

Births Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 650
1960 802
1970 766
1980 491
1990 528
2000 383
2010 326
2020 280
Year Births
2030 246
2040 232
2050 220
2060 205
2070 190
2080 178
2090 163
2100 150
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Deaths in Cook Islands

In 2024, 148 people will die in Cook Islands. That is an increase of Cook Islands's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 144 deaths.

Deaths Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 371
1960 231
1970 141
1980 124
1990 132
2000 112
2010 115
2020 142
Year Births
2030 161
2040 182
2050 195
2060 188
2070 175
2080 177
2090 189
2100 200
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Median Age in Cook Islands

The median age of Cook Islands has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Cook Islands will reach 47.1503 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 15.7411
1960 15.1664
1970 13.3942
1980 15.8257
1990 19.9061
2000 23.3505
2010 28.0387
2020 32.8214
Year Median Age
2030 34.1309
2040 35.1471
2050 36.1406
2060 38.3641
2070 40.8482
2080 43.1455
2090 45.2696
2100 47.1503
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Fertility Rate in Cook Islands

The fertility rate of Cook Islands has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Cook Islands will reach 1.7211 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.6606
1960 7.0921
1970 6.1328
1980 4.3108
1990 3.9052
2000 3.1938
2010 2.6254
2020 2.2754
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.0678
2040 1.9384
2050 1.856
2060 1.8197
2070 1.7884
2080 1.7628
2090 1.7286
2100 1.7211
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Infant Mortality Rate in Cook Islands

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Cook Islands while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Cook Islands has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 137.9547. Today, Cook Islands has a much better infant mortality rate of 5.2832 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Cook Islands is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 1.166 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Cook Islands Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 137.9547
1960 80.7465
1970 39.1811
1980 24.2689
1990 21.2262
2000 15.2851
2010 9.2253
2020 6.3234
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 4.3404
2040 3.2329
2050 2.5698
2060 2.0653
2070 1.7251
2080 1.4919
2090 1.3118
2100 1.166
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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