Area: 259 sq km
Population: 1 611 inhab. (census 2011)
Density: 6.22 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 19° S; long. 170° W
Capital: Alofi (chief town) 639 inhab. (2011);
Currency: New Zealand dollar (100 cents)
Premier: Toke Tufukia Talagi, since 19 June 2008
Internet: //niue.prism.spc.int (Statistics Niue)
Member of  SPC

Niue

Niue, Niuē
Useful information

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DST  not applied


Politics and current affairs

Niue is a Pacific atoll between the Tonga Islands to the west and the Cook Islands to the east. Formerly a New Zealand territory since 1901, it became self-governing in 1974 in free association with New Zealand, which handles its foreign relations and defence. Its single-chamber parliament has 20 members elected for three years.

Administrative division

Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Alofi639inhab.2011
Tamakautoga157inhab.2011
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Population

Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate18.42011
Death rate8.92011
Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protestant67%2011
other11%2011


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English (official)
Niuean (official)
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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)101.31index2016
Balance of trade-19M US$2018
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land15.38%2015
forests69.62%2015
Agriculture - products - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.0441000 t2017
roots and tubers, total3.4981000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts2.6631000 t2017
Agriculture - products - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
fruits, total0.8681000 t2014
Agriculture - products - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits0.1071000 t2017
citrus fruits, nes01000 t2016
Agriculture - products - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0831000 t2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.0071000 ha2017
sweet potatoes0.0161000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts3.4671000 ha2017
Agriculture - areas harvested - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits0.0241000 ha2017
citrus fruits, nes01000 ha2016
Agriculture - areas harvested - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0421000 ha2017
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Forestry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
timber462017
Livestock - Cattle
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cattle0.1131000 heads2017
cattle and buffaloes0.1131000 heads2017
Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs2.2271000 heads2017
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds181000 heads2017
Livestock - Beekeeping
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
honey0.0071000 t2014
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs0.0151000 t2017
hides and skins01000 t2013
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
marine fishes38t2017
total catch38t2017
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Energy

Electric energy - Generated
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
non-renewable electricity generation100%2016
- thermal3M kWh2016
Electric energy - Installed capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal21000 kW2016
- other renew.0.31000 kW2016
Electric energy - Total production and capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
total net generation3M kWh2016
total installed capacity2.31000 kW2016
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
20182M US$ -
20172M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
201821M US$ -
201719M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Number of arrivals9 800units2017
Receipts8.3M US$2017
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet43units2017
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage83 073t2017
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Internet users916per 1000 pop.2014
Mobiles379.008per 1000 pop.2004
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling13.4years2005
Gross enrolment ratio, primary - Female125index2016
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level13units2016
Teachers, secondary level23units2015
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Hospital beds4.9per 1000 pop.2006
Physicians2per 1000 pop.2004
Social statistics - Diseases
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Tuberculosis71per 100 000 pop.2017
Tuberculosis (prevalence)14per 100 000 pop.2014
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Access to improved drinking-water source98.5%2015
Access to improved sanitation100%2015
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