Area: 12.2 sq km
Population: 1 499 inhab. (census 2016)
Density: 122.87 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 8° S; long. 170° W
Capital: 
Currency: New Zealand dollar (100 cents)
Internet: www.tokelau.org.nz (Government of Tokelau)
Member of  SPC

Tokelau

Tokelau
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Politics and current affairs

An archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, between the Phoenix Islands to the north and the Samoan Islands to the south, under New Zealand administration since 1948. It consists of the atolls of Fakaofo, Nukunonu and Atafu, while Swains Island (Olohenga) is part of the American Samoa Islands. Its single-chamber parliament has 20 members elected for three years. In 2006 and 2007, two self-government referendums failed to achieve the necessary majority.

Administrative division

Administrative division
AtollAREAINHABITANTSYEAR
Atafu3.5 sq km519 inhab.2016
Fakaofo4 sq km484 inhab.2016
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Population

Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Females49.6%2016
Males50.4%2016
Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protestant50.4%2016
Catholic38.7%2016


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English
Tokelauan
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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Agricultural prod. index (2004-06=100)115.25index2016
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
arable land60%2015
other land40%2015
Agriculture - products - Roots and tubers
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
roots and tubers, total0.1821000 t2016
Agriculture - products - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts4.4911000 t2016
Agriculture - products - Fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
fruits, total0.0751000 t2014
Agriculture - products - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0161000 t2016
Agriculture - areas harvested - Coconut palm
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconuts0.5971000 ha2016
Agriculture - areas harvested - Tropical fruits
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
bananas0.0051000 ha2016
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Livestock - Pigs
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
pigs11000 heads2016
Livestock - Poultry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
birds51000 heads2016
Livestock - Livestock products
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
eggs0.0091000 t2016
meat0.0241000 t2016
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
marine fishes198t2016
total catch198t2016
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Industry

Industry - Food and beverages
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
coconut oil0.031000 t2014
vegetable oils0.031000 t2014
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
200519.5M US$ -
200419.7M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
2005151M US$ -
2004305M US$ -
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Communications

Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Internet users14.958per 1000 pop.2003
Telephone lines263.157per 1000 pop.2010
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling12.3years2003
Gross enrolment ratio, primary - Female95index2016
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Students, primary level178units2016
Students, secondary level141units2016
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protected areas0.15%2012
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