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About Niue in detail
Where is Niue?
Niue, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 19 01 S 169 55 W otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga.
What is the capital of Niue?
The capital city of Niue is: Alofi.
What is the time in Alofi?
It is 6 hours behind Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Alofi is: UTC-11.
What is the Internet code for Niue?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Niue is: .nu
What is the size of Niue?
The territory of Niue is total: 260 sq km; land: 260 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Niue is 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Niue, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Niue?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Niue is covered by water (see below), and this includes 64 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Niue?
The climate of Niue is tropical: modified by southeast trade winds.
Geographical data of Niue
The elevation of Niue; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: unnamed elevation near Mutalau settlement 68 m.
The typical geographical details of Niue include steep limestone cliffs along coast, central plateau.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Niue is one of world's largest coral islands.
Resources and land use of Niue
The country’s main mined products are fish, arable land. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 19.1%; arable land 3.8%; permanent crops 11.5%; permanent pasture 3.8%; forest: 71.2%; other: 9.7% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Niue
The number of inhabitants of Niue is 1,190 (July 2014 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that N/A.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 42.5% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Niue is concentrated in ALOFI (capital) 1,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Niue
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Niuen 66.5%, part-Niuen 13.4%, non-Niuen 20.1% (includes 12% European and Asian and 8% Pacific Islanders) (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Niue
The spoken languages in Niue are the following: Niuean (official language) 46% (a Polynesian language closely related to Tongan and Samoan), Niuean and English 32%, English (official language) 11%, Niuean and others 5%, other 6% (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Niue?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Ekalesia Niue (Congregational Christian Church of Niue - a Protestant church founded by missionaries from the London Missionary Society) 67%, other Protestant 3% (includes Seventh Day Adventist 1%, Presbyterian 1%, and Methodist 1%), Mormon 10%, Roman Catholic 10%, Jehovah's Witnesses 2%, other 6%, none 2% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Niue
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows N/A. It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Niue is -0.03% (2014 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Niue the birth rate is N/A, the death rate N/A.
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Niue the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Niue, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Niue are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is 7.4% of GDP (2014).
Economic data of Niue
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The economy suffers from the typical Pacific island problems of geographic isolation, few resources, and a small population. The agricultural sector consists mainly of subsistence gardening, although some cash crops are grown for export. Industry consistsGovernment expenditures regularly exceed revenues, and the shortfall is made up by critically needed grants from New Zealand that are used to pay wages to public employees. Economic aid allocation from New Zealand in FY13/14 was US$10.1 million. Niue hasThe island in recent years has suffered a serious loss of population because of emigration to New Zealand. Efforts to increase GDP include the promotion of tourism and financial services, although the International Banking Repeal Act of 2002 resulted in t.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Niue is $10.01 million (2003).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Niue is 6.2% (2003 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Niue this is $5,800 (2003 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Niue produces?
The main agricultural products of Niue are coconuts, passion fruit, honey, limes, taro, yams, cassava (manioc, tapioca), sweet potatoes; pigs, poultry, beef cattle.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are handicrafts, food processing. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on handicrafts, food processing.
Drinking water source in Niue
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 98.4% of population, rural: 98.6% of population, total: 98.5% of population. Unimproved: urban: 1.6% of population, rural: 1.4% of population, total: 1.5% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Niue
In Niue the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Niue
The average age of the population is N/A. The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Niue it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Niue is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: N/A.
Is Niue a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Niue
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Niue density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Niue the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Niue the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Niue is 42.5% (2014).
What are the natural hazards Niue? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Niue are typhoons.
More interesting facts about Niue
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,190 in 2014) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwestimate.
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Niue: 19 October 1974 (Niue became a self-governing parliamentary government in free association with New Zealand).
The flag and other symbols of Niue
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, yellow with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant; the flag of the UK bears five yellow five-pointed stars - a large star on a blue disk in the center and a smaller star on each arm of the bold red cross; the larger star stands for Niue, the smaller stars recall the Southern Cross constellation on the New Zealand flag and symbolize links with that country; yellow represents the bright sunshine of Niue and the warmth and friendship between Niue and New Zealand.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Niue: yellow, five-pointed star; national color: yellow.
Constitution of Niue
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Niue?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Niue is English common law.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Niue, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Assembly or Fono Ekepule (20 seats; 14 members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote and 6 directly elected from the National Register or "common roll" by majority vote; members serve 3-year terms)elections: last held on 12 April 2014 (next to be held in 2017)election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - 20 independents.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Niue
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Niue the labor force is 663 (2001). Please bear in mind that the population in Niue is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Niue is 12% (2001).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Niue, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Niue the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Niue the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Niue
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Niue is; revenues: $15.07 million, expenditures: $16.33 million (FY04/05). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Niue is 1 April - 31 March.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Niue
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 4% (2005) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Niue
Niue, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Niue is: $201,400 (2004 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: canned coconut cream, copra, honey, vanilla, passion fruit products, pawpaws, root crops, limes, footballs, stamps, handicrafts.
The most important imported products are: food, live animals, manufactured goods, machinery, fuels, lubricants, chemicals, drugs, and the countries from where the import is coming: Germany 16%, Belgium 10%, China 9%, United States 7%, United Kingdom 7%, Russia 5%, France 4%, Norway 4% (2014).
Renewable energies used in Niue
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Niue, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the 0% of total installed capacity (2012 estimate).
Telecommunication data of Niue, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Niue; domestic: single-line (fixed line) telephone system connects all villages (and virtually all households) on islandinternational: country code - 683 (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Niue
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Niue: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Niue: total: 120 km, paved: 120 km (2011).
The total length of the waterways in Niue: N/A.
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Facts about Niue
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Niue. Note: pronunciation falls between nyu-way and new-way, but not like new-wee, former: Savage Island, etymology: the origin of the name is obscure; in Niuean, the word supposedly translates as "behold the coconut".
|Abbrevation: Niue||Geographic coordinates:
19 02 S, 169 52 W
|Capital of Niue: Alofi||GPS of the Capital:
19 01 S 169 55 W
|Position: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga|
|Land area: total: 260 sq km; land: 260 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: steep limestone cliffs along coast, central plateau
||Area comparative: 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 1,190 (July 2014 estimate)||Population grow rate: -0.03% (2014 estimate)||Sex ratio: N/A|
|Exports: $201,400 (2004 estimate)||Imports: $9.038 million (2004 estimate)||Import partners: Germany 16%, Belgium 10%, China 9%, United States 7%, United Kingdom 7%, Russia 5%, France 4%, Norway 4% (2014)|
|Urbanization: urban population: 42.5% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): ALOFI (capital) 1,000 (2014)||Median age: N/A
|Internet users: total: 1,090. Percent of population: 91.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: 12% (2001)||Nationality: Niuean(s) adjective: Niuean||National holidays: Waitangi Day (Treaty of Waitangi established British sovereignty over New Zealand), 6 February (1840)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: N/A. Male: N/A, female: N/A||Total fertility rate: N/A||Birthrate: N/A|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: English common law||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: handicrafts, food processing||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: 6.2% (2003 estimate)|
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