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About Norfolk Island in detail
Where is Norfolk Island?
Norfolk Island, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 29 03 S 167 58 E otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia.
What is the capital of Norfolk Island?
The capital city of Norfolk Island is: Kingston.
What is the time in Kingston?
It is 16 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Kingston is: UTC+11.
What is the Internet code for Norfolk Island?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Norfolk Island is: .nf
What is the size of Norfolk Island?
The territory of Norfolk Island is total: 36 sq km; land: 36 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Norfolk Island is about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Norfolk Island, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Norfolk Island?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Norfolk Island is covered by water (see below), and this includes 32 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Norfolk Island?
The climate of Norfolk Island is subtropical: mild, little seasonal temperature variation.
Geographical data of Norfolk Island
The elevation of Norfolk Island; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: Mount Bates 319 m.
The typical geographical details of Norfolk Island include volcanic island with mostly rolling plains.
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, Norfolk Island is most of the 32 km coastline consists of almost inaccessible cliffs, but the land slopes down to the sea in one small southern area on Sydney Bay, where the capital of Kingston is situated.
Resources and land use of Norfolk Island
The country’s main mined products are fish. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 25%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 25%; forest: 11.5%; other: 63.5% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Norfolk Island
The number of inhabitants of Norfolk Island is 2,210 (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: N/A.
Most of the population in Norfolk Island is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Norfolk Island
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Australian 79.5%, New Zealander 13.3%, Fijian 2.5%, Filipino 1.1%, English 1%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.8% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Norfolk Island
The spoken languages in Norfolk Island are the following: English (official language) 67.6%, other 32.4% (includes Norfolk Island 23.7%, which is a mixture of 18th century English and ancient Tahitian) (2011 estimate).
What are the most important religions in Norfolk Island?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant 49.6% (Anglican 31.8%, Uniting Church in Australia 10.6%, Seventh Day Adventist 3.2%), Roman Catholic 11.7%, other 8.6%, none 23.5%, unspecified 6.6% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Norfolk Island
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 Norfolk Island is 0.01% (2014 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island, 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 Norfolk Island are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Norfolk Island
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Norfolk Island is suffering from a severe economic downturn. Tourism, the primary economic activity, is the main driver of economic growth. The agricultural sector has become self-sufficient in the production of beef, poultry, and eggs..
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Norfolk Island is N/A.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Norfolk Island is N/A.
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 Norfolk Island this is N/A.
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Norfolk Island produces?
The main agricultural products of Norfolk Island are Norfolk Island pine seed, Kentia palm seed, cereals, vegetables, fruit; cattle, poultry.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, light industry, ready mixed concrete. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, light industry, ready mixed concrete.
Drinking water source in Norfolk Island
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Norfolk Island
In Norfolk Island the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Norfolk Island
The average age of the population is N/A. The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see Australia.
Is Norfolk Island a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Norfolk Island
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Norfolk Island density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Norfolk Island? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Norfolk Island are typhoons (especially May to July).
More interesting facts about Norfolk Island
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Two British attempts at establishing the island as a penal colony (1788-1814 and 1825-55) were ultimately abandoned. In 1856, the island was resettled by Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Norfolk Island: none (territory of Australia).
The flag and other symbols of Norfolk Island
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, three vertical bands of green (hoist side), white, and green with a large green Norfolk Island pine tree centered in the slightly wider white band; green stands for the rich vegetation on the island, and the pine tree - endemic to the island - is a symbol of Norfolk Island. Note: somewhat reminiscent of the flag of Canada with its use of only two colors and depiction of a prominent local floral symbol in the central white band; also resembles the green and white triband of Nigeria.
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 Norfolk Island: Norfolk Island pine.
Constitution of Norfolk Island
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 Norfolk Island?
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 Norfolk Island is English common law and the laws of Australia.
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 Norfolk Island, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Norfolk Island Regional Council (5 seats; members directly elected by simple majority vote to serve 4-year terms)elections: elections last held 28 May 2016; next to be held 2020election results: party by seats - independents 5note: following an administrative restructuring of local government, the Legislative Assembly was dissolved on 18 June 2015 to be replaced by an interim Norfolk Island Advisory Council effective 1 July 2015; the Advisory Council consisted of 5 members appointed by the Norfolk Island administrator based on nominations from the community; following elections on 28 May 2016, the new Norfolk Island Regional Council commenced operations on 1 July 2016.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Norfolk Island
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 Norfolk Island the labor force is 978 (2006). Please bear in mind that the population in Norfolk Island is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Norfolk Island is N/A.
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 Norfolk Island, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: N/A.
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 Norfolk Island 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 Norfolk Island the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Norfolk Island
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Norfolk Island is; revenues: $4.6 million, expenditures: $4.8 million (FY99/00). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Norfolk Island is 1 July - 30 June.
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 Norfolk Island
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: N/A and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Norfolk Island is: $ N/A. The total revenue of these activities: postage stamps, seeds of the Norfolk Island pine and Kentia palm, small quantities of avocados.
The most important export partners of Norfolk Island are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: N/A, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Norfolk Island
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. Norfolk Island, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Norfolk Island, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Norfolk Island; adequatedomestic: free local callsinternational: country code - 672; submarine cable links with Australia and New Zealand; satellite earth station - 1.
Transport infrastructure in Norfolk Island
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 Norfolk Island: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Norfolk Island: total: 80 km, paved: 53 km, unpaved: 27 km (2008).
The total length of the waterways in Norfolk Island: N/A.
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Facts about Norfolk Island
Name of the country: conventional long form: Territory of Norfolk Island, conventional short form: Norfolk Island, etymology: named by British explorer Captain James COOK after Mary HOWARD, Duchess of Norfolk, in 1774.
|Abbrevation: Norfolk Island||Geographic coordinates:
29 02 S, 167 57 E
|Capital of Norfolk Island: Kingston||GPS of the Capital:
29 03 S 167 58 E
|Position: Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia|
|Land area: total: 36 sq km; land: 36 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: volcanic island with mostly rolling plains
||Area comparative: about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 2,210 (July 2014 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.01% (2014 estimate)||Sex ratio: N/A|
|Exports: $ N/A||Imports: $NA||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: N/A||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: N/A
|Internet users: total: 765percent of population: 34.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: N/A||Nationality: Norfolk Islander(s) adjective: Norfolk Islander(s)||National holidays: Bounty Day (commemorates the arrival of Pitcairn Islanders), 8 June (1856)|
|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 and the laws of Australia||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, light industry, ready mixed concrete||Industrial production growth rate: N/A||GDP real growth rate: N/A|
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