Vital Statistics and Population Estimates

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

Vital Statistics and Population Estimates

Vital Statistics and Population Estimates - March Quarter 2019

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.

Key Facts

Quarterly change

In the March 2019 quarter compared to the December 2018 quarter:

  • Births decreased by 35.5 percent with 17 births being males and 23 births were females

  • Deaths decreased by 15.4 percent with 14 deaths being males and 8 deaths were females

  • Crude birth rates decreased by 35.1 and Crude death rates fell by 14.8 percent

  • Marriages decreased by 39.4 per cent. 86 percent were visitors and 14 percent marriages were residents

Annual change

From March year 2018 to March year 2019:

  • Cook Islands Total population estimates decreased by 4.84 percent

  • Resident population estimates made minimal increases of 1.94 percent

Vital Stats

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