Kōrero: Cook Islanders

Whārangi 4. Facts and figures

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Country of birth

The New Zealand census figures listed here show the number of residents born in the Cook Islands.

  • 1921 census: 149
  • 1951 census: 999
  • 1976 census: 12,223
  • 2001 census: 15,222
  • 2006 census: 14,697
  • 2013 census: 12,954

Ethnic identity

In the 2006 and 2013 censuses, people were asked to indicate the ethnic group or groups with which they identified. The numbers include those who indicated more than one group.

  • Cook Island Māori: 56,895 (2006); 61,077 (2013)
Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Cook Islanders - Facts and figures', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cook-islanders/page-4 (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015