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Demographics of Tokelau

The total population of Tokelau is 1,319 people. People in Tokelau speak the Tokelauan language. The median age is approximately 24 years. Life expectancy in Tokelau is 69. Around 63% of the population of Tokelau are obese. To find out specifics of language, religion, age, gender distribution, and advancement of people in Tokelau see the sections below, as well as visit the section concerning the education in the country.

Population

In Tokelau, the population density is 141 people per square kilometer (367 per square mile). Because of this statistic, this country is considered to be densely populated. The total population of Tokelau is 1,319 people. Tokelau has approximately 487 foreign immigrants. Immigrants in Tokelau represent 0.1 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Immigrants in Tokelau represent 25.4 percent of the total number of immigrants in the world. Read below for statistics of Tokelau on median age and gender distribution at various ages.

Age

The median age is approximately 24 years.

Gender

The data on gender distribution in a country display how the population is grouped into gender groups, and what is the internal structure of said groups. No such statistics can be provided for Tokelau.

Religion

The majority religion of Tokelau is Christianity, the followers of which comprise 99.8% of all religious believers in the country. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament. Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over 2.4 billion adherents, known as Christians. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the savior of humanity whose coming as Christ or the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament. Besides Christianity, there are several other religions present within the country. Other religions in Tokelau are Islam, folk religions.

General development

Tokelau is considered to be a developing nation. The developmental stage of a nation is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, economic prosperity, life expectancy, income equality, and quality of life. As a developing nation, Tokelau may not be able to offer consistent social services to its citizens. These social services may include things like public education, reliable healthcare, and law enforcement. Citizens of developing nations may have lower life expectancies than citizens of developed nations. In Tokelau, 61 in every 100 people use internet. Tokelau has a Human Development Index (HDI) of 0.473. Tokelau has a lower medium HDI score. This indicates that the majority of citizens will struggle to attain a desirable life due to flawed economic and social systems.

Language

People in Tokelau speak the Tokelauan language.