Area: 259 sq km
Population: 1 669 inhab. (estimate 2019)
Density: 6.44 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 19° S; long. 170° W
Capital: Alofi (chief town) 570 inhab. (2017);
Currency: New Zealand dollar (100 cents)
Premier: Dalton Tagelagi (indep.), since 21 June 2020
Internet: //niue.prism.spc.int (Statistics Niue)
Member of  SPC

Niue

Niue, Niuē
Useful information

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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
Alofi570inhab.2017
Tamakautoga157inhab.2011
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Population

Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate18.42011
Death rate8.92011
Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protestant63.1%2017
other10.9%2017


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English (official)
Niuean (official)
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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)101.31index2016
Agricultural prod. index (2014-16=100)93.53index2019
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land15.385%2018
forests72.5%2018
Agriculture - products - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.0441000 t2019
roots and tubers, total2.7531000 t2019
Agriculture - products - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts2.6021000 t2019
Agriculture - products - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
fruits, total0.9421000 t2019
Agriculture - products - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits0.1061000 t2019
citrus fruits, nes0$1000 t2016
Agriculture - products - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0811000 t2019
Agriculture - areas harvested - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cassava0.0071000 ha2019
sweet potatoes0.0161000 ha2019
Agriculture - areas harvested - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts3.3661000 ha2019
Agriculture - areas harvested - Citrus fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
citrus fruits0.0321000 ha2019
citrus fruits, nes0$1000 ha2016
Agriculture - areas harvested - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0411000 ha2019
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Forestry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
timber50$2019
Livestock - Cattle
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
cattle0.1131000 heads2019
cattle and buffaloes0.1131000 heads2019
Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs2.2681000 heads2019
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds19$1000 heads2019
Livestock - Beekeeping
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
honey0.0071000 t2019
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs0.0141000 t2019
meat0.091000 t2019
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
marine fishes38$t2019
total catch38$t2019
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Energy

Electric energy - Generated
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
non-renewable electricity generation100%2018
- thermal3$M kWh2018
Electric energy - Installed capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
- thermal2$1000 kW2018
- other renew.0.31000 kW2019
Electric energy - Total production and capacity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
total net generation3$M kWh2018
total installed capacity2.31000 kW2018
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
20201$M US$ -
20192$M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
202011$M US$ -
201914$M US$ -
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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 fleet61$units2019
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage193 479t2019
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Internet users916per 1000 pop.2014
Mobiles379.009per 1000 pop.2004
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling13.4years2005
Gross enrolment ratio, primary - Female145.57index2019
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Students, primary level217units2019
Students, secondary level199units2019
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Hospital beds4.9per 1000 pop.2006
Physicians2$per 1000 pop.2004
Social statistics - Diseases
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Tuberculosis71$per 100 000 pop.2018
Tuberculosis (prevalence)14$per 100 000 pop.2014
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking97.9%2019
Access to improved drinking-water source98.5%2015
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