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Cook Islands

Area of Cook Islands 238.5 km²
Population 15,465
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +21.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +20.2%
Timezone Cook Islands Standard Time

Cook Islands Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 12,747 12,292 12,871 15,465
Population Density 53.5 / km² 51.5 / km² 54.0 / km² 64.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Cook Islands Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1975 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1990 12,292 n/a n/a
2000 12,871 4.7% 579
2020 15,843 10.9% 1,486
2030 16,595 4.7% 752
2040 17,354 4.6% 759
2050 18,108 4.3% 754
2060 18,108 0% 0
2070 18,108 0% 0
2080 18,108 0% 0
2090 17,355 -4.2% -753
2100 16,600 -4.4% -755
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Cook Islands Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1979 to 2018)

Average High
27.1°C
80.8°F
   Record High Temperature
31.1°C
88.0°F
   Average Precipitation
130.1 mm
5.1 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
10.8 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Cyclone High (7)
Drought Low (1.6)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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