Demographics of Kiribati
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Kiribati, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook. Noun: I-Kiribati Adjective: I-Kiribati I-Kiribati 89.5%, I-Kiribati/mixed 9.7% Tuvaluan 0.1% Other 0.8% Roman Catholic: 55.8% Presbyterian: 33.5% Latter-day Saints: 4.7% Bahá'í: 2.3% Seventh-day Adventist: 2% Other: 1.5% None: 0.2% Unspecified: 0.05% English I-Kiribati 105,711 0–14 years: 30.77% 15–24 years: 21.28% 25–54 years: 38.23% 55–64 years: 5.66% 65 years and over: 4.05% Average: 23.9 years Male: 23.1 years Female: 24.8 years 1.15% 21.46 births/1,000 population 7.12 deaths/1,000 population -2.87 migrant/1,000 population Urban population: 44.3% of Total population Rate of urbanization: 1.78% annual rate of change At birth: 1.02 0–14 years: 1.03 15–24 years: 0.99 25–54 years: 0.93 55–64 years: 0.83 65 years and over: 0.65 Total population: 0.95 90 deaths/100,000 live births Total: 34.26 deaths/1,000 live births Male: 35.48 deaths/1,000 live births Female: 32.99 deaths/1,000 live births Total population: 65.81 years Male: 63.36 years Female: 68.39 years 2.48 children born/woman 10.1% 0.38 physicians/1,000 population 1.3 beds/1,000 population 40.1% Male: 11 years Female: 12 years This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Demographics of American Samoa
This article is about the demographic features of the population of American Samoa, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. The following statistics are from the World Factbook. 55,689, but the Factbook states 51,504. According to the Immigration and Nationality Act, they are all "nationals but not citizens of the United States at birth." 0–14 years: 24.45% 15–24 years: 19.61% 25–54 years: 42.1% 55–64 years: 8.69% 65 years and over: 5.14% total: 28.8 years male: 29.4 years female: 28.3 years -0.3% 22.89 births/1,000 population 4.75 deaths/1,000 population -21.13 migrant/1,000 population Urban population: 87.2% of total population Rate of urbanization: -0.13% annual rate of change At birth: 1.06 male/female 0–14 years: 0.96 male/female 15–24 years: 0.98 male/female 25–54 years: 1.06 male/female 55–64 years: 0.97 male/female 65 years and over: 0.85 male/female Total population: 1 male/female Total: 8.69 deaths/1,000 live births Male: 11.16 deaths/1,000 live births Female: 6.09 deaths/1,000 live births Total population: 75.14 years Male: 72.18 years Female: 78.28 years 2.92 children born/woman Noun: American Samoan Adjective: American Samoan Pacific Islander 92.6% Asian 3.6% Mixed 2.7% Other 1.2% Christian 98.3% Other 1% Unaffiliated 0.7%Major Christian denominations on the island include the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa, the Catholic Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Methodist Church of Samoa.
Collectively, these churches account for the vast majority of the population. J. Gordon Elton in his book claims that the Methodists, Congregationalists with the London Missionary Society, Catholics led the first Christian missions to the islands. Other denominations arrived beginning in 1895 with the Seventh-day Adventists, various Pentecostals, Church of the Nazarene, Jehovah's Witnesses and Mormons; the World Factbook 2010 estimate shows the religious affiliations of American Samoa as 98.3% Christian, other 1%, unaffiliated 0.7%. World Christian Database 2010 estimate shows the religious affiliations of American Samoa as 98.3% Christian, 0.7% agnostic, 0.4% Chinese Universalist, 0.3% Buddhist and 0.3% Bahá'í. According to Pew Research Center, 98.3% of the total population is Christian. Among Christians, 59.5% are Protestant, 19.7% are Catholic and 19.2% are other Christians. A major Protestant church on the island, gathering a substantial part of the local Protestant population, is the Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa, a Reformed denomination in the Congregationalist tradition.
As of August 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website claims membership of 16,180 or one-quarter of the whole population, with 41 congregations, 4 family history centers in American Samoa. The Jehovah's Witnesses claim 210 "ministers of the word" and 3 congregations. Samoan 88.6% English 3.9%, Tongan 2.7%, Other Pacific islander 3% Other 1.8%
Demographics of the Marshall Islands
This article is about the demographic features of the population of the Marshall Islands, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. The people of the Marshall Islands are of Micronesian origin, traced to a combination of peoples who emigrated from Southeast Asia in the remote past; the matrilineal Marshallese culture revolves around a complex system of clans and lineages tied to land ownership. All Marshallese are Christian, most of them Protestant. Other Christian denominations include Roman Catholicism, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Latter-day Saints, Salvation Army, Jehovah's Witness. There is a small presence of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and the Bahá'í Faith. Both Marshallese and English are official languages. Marshallese is spoken by most of the urban population. Both the Nitijela and national radio use Marshallese; the public school system provides education through grade 12, although admission to secondary school is selective.
The elementary program employs a bilingual/bicultural curriculum. English is introduced in the first grade. There are two post-secondary institutions in the Marshall Islands: The College of the Marshall Islands and the University of the South Pacific; the following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook. 72,191 0–14 years: 36.02% 15–24 years: 17.4% 25–54 years: 37.25% 55–64 years: 5.73% 65 years and over: 3.6% 1.66% 25.6 births/1,000 population 4.21 deaths/1,000 population -4.83 migrant/1,000 population at birth: 1.05 male/female 0–14 years: 1.04 male/female 15–24 years: 1.04 male/female 25–54 years: 1.04 male/female 55–64 years: 1.05 male/female 65 years and over: 0.97 male/female Total population: 1.04 male/female Total: 20.66 deaths/1,000 live births Male: 23.29 deaths/1,000 live births Female: 17.9 deaths/1,000 live births Total population: 72.84 years Male: 70.67 years Female: 75.13 years 3.15 children born/woman Marshallese Marshallese Marshallese: 92.1% Mixed Marshallese: 5.9% Other: 2% Protestant: 54.8% Assembly of God: 25.8% Roman Catholic: 8.4% Bukot nan Jesus: 2.8% Mormon: 2.1% Other Christian: 3.6% Other: 1% None: 1.5% Marshallese: 98.2% other languages 1.8% This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook website https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Federated States of Micronesia
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent republic associated to the United States. It consists of four states – from west to east, Chuuk and Kosrae – that are spread across the Western Pacific Ocean. Together, the states comprise around 607 islands that cover a longitudinal distance of 2,700 km just north of the equator, they lie northeast of New Guinea, south of Guam and the Marianas, west of Nauru and the Marshall Islands, east of Palau and the Philippines, about 2,900 km north of eastern Australia and some 4,000 km southwest of the main islands of Hawaii. While the FSM's total land area is quite small, it occupies more than 2,600,000 km2 of the Pacific Ocean, giving the country the 14th largest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world; the sovereign island nation's capital is Palikir, located on Pohnpei Island, while the largest city is Weno, located in the Chuuk Atoll. Each of its four states is centered on one or more main high islands, all but Kosrae include numerous outlying atolls.
The Federated States of Micronesia is spread across part of the Caroline Islands in the wider region of Micronesia, which consists of thousands of small islands divided among several countries. The term Micronesia may refer to the region as a whole; the FSM was a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, a United Nations Trust Territory under U. S. administration, but it formed its own constitutional government on May 10, 1979, becoming a sovereign state after independence was attained on November 3, 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the United States. Other neighboring island entities, former members of the TTPI, formulated their own constitutional governments and became the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau; the FSM has a seat in the United Nations and has been a member of the Pacific Community since 1983. The ancestors of the Micronesians settled over four thousand years ago. A decentralized chieftain-based system evolved into a more centralized economic and religious culture centered on Yap Island.
Nan Madol, consisting of a series of small artificial islands linked by a network of canals, is called the Venice of the Pacific. It is located on the eastern periphery of the island of Pohnpei and used to be the ceremonial and political seat of the Saudeleur dynasty that united Pohnpei's estimated 25,000 people from about AD 500 until 1500, when the centralized system collapsed. European explorers—first the Portuguese in search of the Spice Islands and the Spanish—reached the Carolines in the sixteenth century; the Spanish incorporated the archipelago to the Spanish East Indies through the capital, in the 19th century established a number of outposts and missions. In 1887, they founded the town of Santiago de la Ascension in what today is Kolonia on the island of Pohnpei. Following defeat in the Spanish–American War, the Spanish sold the archipelago to Germany in 1899 under the German–Spanish Treaty of 1899. Germany incorporated it into German New Guinea. During World War I, it was captured by Japan.
Following the war, the League of Nations awarded a mandate for Japan to administer the islands as part of the South Pacific Mandate. During World War II, a significant portion of the Japanese fleet was based in Truk Lagoon. In February 1944, Operation Hailstone, one of the most important naval battles of the war, took place at Truk, in which many Japanese support vessels and aircraft were destroyed. Following World War II, it was administered by the United States under United Nations auspices in 1947 as part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands pursuant to Security Council Resolution 21. On May 10, 1979, four of the Trust Territory districts ratified a new constitution to become the Federated States of Micronesia. Palau, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands chose not to participate; the FSM signed a Compact of Free Association with the United States, which entered into force on November 3, 1986, marking Micronesia's emergence from trusteeship to independence. Independence was formally concluded under international law in 1990, when the United Nations ended the Trusteeship status pursuant to Security Council Resolution 683.
The Compact was renewed in 2004. The Federated States of Micronesia is governed by the 1979 constitution, which guarantees fundamental human rights and establishes a separation of governmental powers; the unicameral Congress has fourteen members elected by popular vote. Four senators—one from each state—serve four-year terms; the President and Vice President are elected by Congress from among the four state-based senators to serve four-year terms in the executive branch. Their congressional seats are filled by special elections; the president and vice president are supported by an appointed cabinet. There are no formal political parties. In international politics, the Federated States of Micronesia has voted with the United States with respect to United Nations General Assembly resolutions; the FSM is a sovereign, self-governing state in free association with the United States of America, wholly responsible for its defense. The Division of Maritime Surveillance operates a paramilitary Maritime Wing and a small Maritime Police Unit.
The Compact of Free Association allows FSM citizens to join the U. S. military without having to obtain U. S. permanent residency or citizenship, allows for immigration and employment for Micronesians in the U. S. and establishes economic an
Demographics of Nauru
The demographics of Nauru, an island country in the Pacific Ocean, are known through national censuses, which have been analysed by various statistical bureaus since the 1920s. The Nauru Bureau of Statistics have conducted this task since 1977—the first census since Nauru gained independence in 1968; the most recent census of Nauru was in 2011. The population density is 478 inhabitants per square kilometre, the overall life expectancy is 59.7 years. The population rose from the 1960s until 2006 when the Government of Nauru repatriated thousands of Tuvaluan and I-Kiribati workers from the country. Since 1992, Nauru's birth rate has exceeded its death rate. In terms of age structure, the population is dominated by the 15–64-year-old segment; the median age of the population is 21.5, the estimated gender ratio of the population is 0.91 males per one female. Nauru is inhabited by Nauruans, while minorities include I-Kiribati and other; the demographic history of Nauru is marked by several migrations: the area was first inhabited by Micronesian people about 3,000 years ago.
The first European to find the island was John Fearn in 1798. The country was annexed by Germany in the 1888; the next was when Japanese occupied the island during World War II in the 1942. During this time, the Japanese deported several thousands of Nauruans to other islands. In the 1960s, the country gained independence; the most recent demographic switch was in the 2000s, when the government repatriated several non-Nauruan population from the country. The Nauruan language is the official language of Nauru, but English is used in the country. Nauruan is declared as the primary language of 95.3% of the population. The 2011 census revealed that 66.0 % of the population spoke 11.9 % another language. The main religions of Nauru are Roman Catholic; the literacy rate in Nauru is 96.5%. The proportion of the country's population aged 15 and over attaining academic degrees is one of the lowest in the world, reaching 7.9% in 2011. An estimated 10.7% of the gross domestic product is spent on education. Nauru has a universal health care system, in 2012, an estimated 7.5% of its GDP was spent on healthcare.
Nauru has the highest obesity ranking in the world. In 2006, the average net monthly income was A$2,597; the most significant sources of employment are phosphate mining, banking industries, various coconut products. In 2011, the unemployment rate was 23%; the 2011 census enumerated 1,647 total households. Average urbanisation rate in Nauru is 100%. With a population of ten thousand in 2011, Nauru ranks around 230th in the world by population, its population density is 478 inhabitants per square kilometre. The overall life expectancy in Nauru at birth is 59.7 years. The total fertility rate of 3.70 children per mother is one of the highest in the Oceania. The United Nations projects the population will stay around 10,000 in the 2020s, the Nauru Bureau of Statistics estimates the population will increase to 20,000 in 2038. In Nauru's history, there have been six major demographics changes; the island was first inhabited by Micronesian people 3,000 years ago. The first European to find the island was John Fearn in 1798.
In 1888, the country was annexed by Germany. The next demographic change came. During this time, the Japanese deported several thousands of Nauruans to other islands; the next major demographic change was in the 1960s. The last major demographics change was in 2006 when the Government of Nauru repatriated all of the remaining Tuvaluan and I-Kiribati workers, following large scale reduction from the Republic of Nauru Phosphate Corporation and government workers; the census of 2006 stated 9,233 people were in Nauru: down 2.13% per year from the previous census of 2002. From 2002–11, there has been negative net migration, with an annual 109 net emigrants from 2006–11. In 2009 there were 1,736 departures, for a positive rate of 84 immigrants; this was the first time since collecting data in 2002, there was a positive rate. Data on arrivals and departures collected by the Nauruan Customs and Immigration Office is not available, so specific immigration data is unavailable; as of the 2011 census, 57% of the population over 15 years old were or de facto married, 35% were never married, while 7% were either widowed, separated, or divorced.
There are 1,647 households in Nauru, making an average household size of 6.0 persons per household. For births and fertility rates, the Nauru Bureau of Statistics was used. For population, the United States Census Bureau's mid-year estimated. If a cell is shaded light green and a dagger stands beside a number, it indicates the estimate from The World Factbook. In 2013, the number of births and birth rate was the second-highest during this period. In 2011, the total fertility rate of 4.2 was the highest since 1992. Since 2009, there has been a natural change of at least 200 inhabitants—the first since the reparations of the population in 2006. Nauru, as of 2011, is inhabited by Nauruans, while the main minority groups include Fijians and Solomon Islanders; this shows a major change from the previous major census of 2002, when Nauruans represented 75% of the population. According to
Demographics of Solomon islands
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Solomon Islands, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. The Solomon Islanders comprise diverse cultures and customs. Of its, 94.5% are Melanesian, 3% Polynesian, 1.2% Micronesian. In addition, small numbers of Europeans and Chinese are registered. About 120 vernaculars are spoken. Most people reside in small dispersed settlements along the coasts. Sixty percent live in localities with fewer than 200 persons, only 10% reside in urban areas; the capital city of Honiara is situated on the largest island. The other principal towns are Gizo and Kirakira. Most Solomon Islanders are Christian, with the Anglican, Roman Catholic, South Seas Evangelical, Seventh-day Adventist faiths predominating. About 5% of the population maintain traditional beliefs; the chief characteristics of the traditional Melanesian social structure are: The practice of subsistence economy.
Most Solomon Islanders maintain this traditional social structure and find their roots in village life. The following demographic statistics are from The World Factbook. 622,469 0–14 years: 35.68% 15–24 years: 20.01% 25–54 years: 35.73% 55–64 years: 4.45% 65 years and over: 4.13% 2.02% 25.77 births/1,000 population 3.85 deaths/1,000 population -1.75 migrant/1,000 population Urban Population: 22.3% of total population Rate of Urbanization: 4.25% annual rate of change At Birth: 1.05 male/female 0–14 years: 1.06 male/female 15–24 years: 1.06 male/female 25–54 years: 1.04 male/female 55–64 years: 1 male/female 65 years and over: 0.92 male/female Total Population: 1.04 male/female 114 deaths/100,000 live births Total population: 75.12 years Male: 72.49 years Female: 77.88 years 3.28 children born/woman 5.1% of GDP 0.22 physicians/1,000 population 1.3 beds/1,000 population Solomon Islanders Solomon Islander Melanesian 95.3% Polynesian 3.1% Micronesian s1.2%, Other 0.3% Protestant 73.4% Church of Melanesia 31.9% South Sea Evangelical 17.1% Seventh-day Adventist 11.7% United Church 10.1% Christian Fellowship Church 2.5% Roman Catholic 19.6% Other Christian 2.9% Other 4% None 0.03%, Unspecified 0.1% Melanesian Pidgin English 120 indigenous languages Total population: 84.1% Male: 88.9% Female: 79.2%
Demographics of the Northern Mariana Islands
This article is about the demographic features of the population of the Northern Mariana Islands, including population density, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and other aspects of the population. The following demographic statistics are from the CIA World Factbook 52,344 0–14 years: 25.6% 15–24 years: 14.39% 25–54 years: 44.3% 55–64 years: 10.76% 65 years and over: 4.95% 2.18% 18.32 births/1,000 population 3.71 deaths/1,000 population 7.16 migrant/1,000 population At birth: 1.06 male/female 0–14 years: 1.07 male/female 15–24 years: 1.27 male/female 25–54 years: 0.73 male/female 55–64 years: 1.17 male/female 65 years and over: 0.92 male/female Total population: 0.93 male/female Total: 5.4 deaths/1,000 live births Male: 5.78 deaths/1,000 live births Female: 5 deaths/1,000 live births 1.98 children born/woman noun: NA adjective: NA Asian 50% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 34.9%, Other 2.5%, two or more ethnicities or races 12.7% According to the Pew Research Center, 2010: Roman Catholic 64.1% Protestants 16% Buddhists 10.6% Folk religions 5.3% Other Christians 1.2% Other religions 1.1% Unaffiliated 1.0% Eastern Orthodox <1% Hindu <1% Muslim <1% Jews <1% Philippine languages 32.8% Chamorro 24.1% English 17% Other Pacific island languages 10.1% Chinese 6.8% Other Asian languages 7.3% Spanish and other 1.9% CIA World Factbook