Demographics of Cook Islands

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

As of 2021, the population of Cook Islands is projected at 17.57 thousand, up by 0.05% compared with 17.56 thousand in 2020. Cook Islands is ranked 223rd in terms of population and 197th in terms of population growth rate.

13.29 thousand people are living in urban areas, which is 75.72% of Cook Islands population. Cook Islands is ranked 222nd in terms of urbanization.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Cook Islands population

Year Population Growth (%)
195015,071-
195516,3501.83
196018,2131.64
196518,8941.43
197021,3011.51
197520,225-2.25
198017,519-2.14
198517,5920.68
199018,1950.94
199519,1050.13
200017,935-0.59
200519,0700.94
201018,392-1.13
201517,581-0.59
201617,521-0.34
201717,505-0.09
201817,5190.08
201917,5470.16
202017,5640.10
202117,5720.05
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Cook Islands

Year Population Urbanization
UrbanRuralgrowth rate (%)Urban (%)
19505,7349,343-38.028
19556,9079,4653.9442.191
19608,4859,7743.5546.469
19659,6359,3333.2050.796
197011,4069,9992.2353.285
197510,9909,359-2.1354.009
19809,4928,146-2.3053.815
19859,7897,9441.5655.202
199010,5947,7621.7457.715
199511,1237,8330.0658.678
200011,8146,3082.7665.191
200513,9995,7112.3071.026
201013,5854,960-1.3673.255
201512,9834,466-0.5074.404
202013,2234,2920.6075.495
202113,2894,2610.5075.720