Population of Cook Islands

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Cook Islands is 17,564 as of May 26, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Cook Islands is projected at 17,565 or 17.57 thousand as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Cook Islands is projected at 17,564 or 17.56 thousands people for the year 2020. Cook Islands ranks number 223th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Cook Islands is ranked 18th among 23 countries in Oceania.

Cook Islands's population peaked in 1990 with 21.4 thousand people after Cook Islands's population decreased year by year. The Cook Islands population is projected to reach 17.5 thousand in 2030 and decrease further to 17.1 thousand in 2050 and 13.8 thousand by 2100. Cook Islands accounts for 0.00022 percent of the world population. Its global share has been declining since 0.00059% of 1961 and is projected to decline at 0.00013% by 2100.

Cook Islands was at 210th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 224th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Cook Islands population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202017,564160.090.00023
202117,56510.010.00022
202217,57160.030.00022
202317,563-8-0.050.00022
202417,553-10-0.060.00022
202517,544-9-0.050.00021
202617,54620.010.00021
202717,530-16-0.090.00021
202817,53440.020.00021
202917,529-5-0.030.00021
203017,524-5-0.030.00020
203117,520-4-0.020.00020
203217,513-7-0.040.00020
203317,507-6-0.030.00020
203417,492-15-0.090.00020
203517,480-12-0.070.00020
203617,467-13-0.070.00020
203717,450-17-0.100.00019
203817,437-13-0.070.00019
203917,421-16-0.090.00019
204017,396-25-0.140.00019
204117,371-25-0.140.00019
204217,349-22-0.130.00019
204317,317-32-0.180.00018
204417,290-27-0.160.00018
204517,255-35-0.200.00018
204617,225-30-0.170.00018
204717,191-34-0.200.00018
204817,153-38-0.220.00018
204917,118-35-0.200.00018
205017,081-37-0.220.00018
205117,038-43-0.250.00017
205216,990-48-0.280.00017
205316,941-49-0.290.00017
205416,895-46-0.270.00017
205516,843-52-0.310.00017
205616,796-47-0.280.00017
205716,742-54-0.320.00017
205816,689-53-0.320.00017
205916,634-55-0.330.00016
206016,585-49-0.290.00016
206116,524-61-0.370.00016
206216,472-52-0.310.00016
206316,412-60-0.360.00016
206416,356-56-0.340.00016
206516,301-55-0.340.00016
206616,248-53-0.330.00016
206716,190-58-0.360.00016
206816,137-53-0.330.00016
206916,075-62-0.380.00015
207016,018-57-0.350.00015
207115,966-52-0.320.00015
207215,903-63-0.390.00015
207315,849-54-0.340.00015
207415,794-55-0.350.00015
207515,730-64-0.410.00015
207615,664-66-0.420.00015
207715,614-50-0.320.00015
207815,548-66-0.420.00015
207915,480-68-0.440.00015
208015,415-65-0.420.00014
208115,348-67-0.430.00014
208215,275-73-0.480.00014
208315,208-67-0.440.00014
208415,138-70-0.460.00014
208515,064-74-0.490.00014
208614,992-72-0.480.00014
208714,912-80-0.530.00014
208814,831-81-0.540.00014
208914,754-77-0.520.00014
209014,668-86-0.580.00014
209114,592-76-0.520.00013
209214,507-85-0.580.00013
209314,420-87-0.600.00013
209414,329-91-0.630.00013
209514,237-92-0.640.00013
209614,154-83-0.580.00013
209714,058-96-0.680.00013
209813,964-94-0.670.00013
209913,877-87-0.620.00013
210013,788-89-0.640.00013

Cook Islands population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
195015,077--0.00059
195115,4073302.190.00060
195215,6322251.460.00059
195315,8342021.290.00059
195416,0562221.400.00059
195516,3472911.810.00059
195616,7113642.230.00059
195717,1244132.470.00060
195817,5514272.490.00060
195917,9273762.140.00060
196018,2122851.590.00060
196118,3831710.940.00059
196218,455720.390.00059
196318,503480.260.00058
196418,6301270.690.00057
196518,8942641.420.00057
196619,3284342.300.00057
196719,8935652.920.00057
196820,4895963.000.00058
196920,9884992.440.00058
197021,3023141.500.00058
197121,398960.450.00057
197221,306-92-0.430.00055
197321,056-250-1.170.00054
197420,687-369-1.750.00052
197520,234-453-2.190.00050
197619,692-542-2.680.00047
197719,070-622-3.160.00045
197818,441-629-3.300.00043
197917,902-539-2.920.00041
198017,512-390-2.180.00039
198117,304-208-1.190.00038
198217,263-41-0.240.00037
198317,345820.480.00037
198417,4721270.730.00037
198517,6031310.750.00036
198617,7061030.590.00036
198717,801950.540.00035
198817,9011000.560.00035
198918,0281270.710.00034
199018,1911630.900.00034
199118,4202291.260.00034
199218,6822621.420.00034
199318,9262441.310.00034
199419,0771510.800.00034
199519,097200.100.00033
199618,946-151-0.790.00033
199718,658-288-1.520.00032
199818,313-345-1.850.00031
199918,041-272-1.490.00030
200017,930-111-0.620.00029
200118,025950.530.00029
200218,2782531.400.00029
200318,6083301.810.00029
200418,9042961.590.00029
200519,0741700.900.00029
200619,092180.090.00029
200719,001-91-0.480.00028
200818,818-183-0.960.00028
200918,602-216-1.150.00027
201018,391-211-1.130.00026
201118,195-196-1.070.00026
201218,011-184-1.010.00025
201317,833-178-0.990.00025
201417,691-142-0.800.00024
201517,586-105-0.590.00024
201617,524-62-0.350.00023
201717,507-17-0.100.00023
201817,518110.060.00023
201917,548300.170.00023