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Cook Islands: People & Society#

Population growth rate-3% (2014 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 22.8% (male 1,224/female 1,084)
15-24 years: 17.9% (male 971/female 845)
25-54 years: 38% (male 1,937/female 1,917)
55-64 years: 11% (male 555/female 487)
65 years and over: 10.6% (male 548/female 566) (2014 est.)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.13 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.15 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1.07 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.96 male(s)/female
total population: 1.07 male(s)/female (2014 est.)
Birth rate14.7 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Death rate7.8 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
Ethnic groupsCook Island Maori (Polynesian) 81.3%, part Cook Island Maori 6.7%, other 11.9% (2011 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 14.33 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 17.43 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 11.08 deaths/1,000 live births (2014 est.)
LanguagesEnglish (official) 86.4%, Cook Islands Maori (Rarotongan) (official) 76.2%, other 8.3% (2011 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 75.38 years
male: 72.56 years
female: 78.33 years (2014 est.)
Literacydefinition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 95%
male: NA
female: NA
Nationalitynoun: Cook Islander(s)
adjective: Cook Islander
Population10,134
note: 'the Cook Islands' Ministry of Finance & Economic Management estimated the resident population to have been 13,700 in September 2013 (July 2014 est.)
ReligionsProtestant 62.8% (Cook Islands Christian Church 49.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7.9%, Assemblies of God 3.7%, Apostolic Church 2.1%), Roman Catholic 17%, Mormon 4.4%, other 8%, none 5.6%, no response 2.2% (2011 est.)
Total fertility rate2.27 children born/woman (2014 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rateNA
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDSNA
HIV/AIDS - deathsNA
Median agetotal: 34.4 years
male: 33.8 years
female: 35 years (2014 est.)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 13 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2011)
Education expenditures3.1% of GDP (2011)
Urbanizationurban population: 75% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Drinking water sourceimproved: urban: 99.6% of population
rural: 99.6% of population
total: 99.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 0.4% of population
rural: 0.4% of population
total: 0.4% of population (2011 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved: urban: 94.6% of population
rural: 94.6% of population
total: 94.6% of population
unimproved: urban: 5.4% of population
rural: 5.4% of population
total: 5.4% of population (2011 est.)
Health expenditures5.5% of GDP (2011)
Physicians density2.89 physicians/1,000 population (2009)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate63.7% (2008)
Contraceptive prevalence rate43.2% (1999)