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About Pitcairn Islands in detail
Where is Pitcairn Islands?
Pitcairn Islands, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 25 04 S 130 05 W otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand.
What is the capital city of Pitcairn Islands?
The capital city of Pitcairn Islands is: Adamstown.
What is the time in Adamstown?
It is 4 hours behind Washington, D.C. during Standard Time, the timezone of Adamstown is: UTC-9.
What is the Internet code for Pitcairn Islands?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Pitcairn Islands is: .pn
What is the size of Pitcairn Islands?
The territory of Pitcairn Islands is total: 47 sq km; land: 47 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Pitcairn Islands is about three-tenths the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Pitcairn Islands, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Pitcairn Islands?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Pitcairn Islands is covered by water (see below), and this includes 51 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Pitcairn Islands?
The climate of Pitcairn Islands is tropical: hot and humid: modified by southeast trade winds: rainy season (November to March).
Geographical data of Pitcairn Islands
The elevation of Pitcairn Islands; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: Big Ridge 347 m.
The typical geographical details of Pitcairn Islands include rugged volcanic formation; rocky coastline with cliffs.
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, Pitcairn Islands is Britain's most isolated dependency; only the larger island of Pitcairn is inhabited but it has no port or natural harbor; supplies must be transported by rowed longboat from larger ships stationed offshore.
Resources and land use of Pitcairn Islands
The country’s main mined products are miro trees (used for handicrafts), fish. Note: manganese, iron, copper, gold, silver, and zinc have been discovered offshore. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 0%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 74.5%; other: 25.5% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Pitcairn Islands
The number of inhabitants of Pitcairn Islands is 54 (July 2016 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: 0% of total population (2012).
Most of the population in Pitcairn Islands is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Pitcairn Islands
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian wives.
Spoken languages in Pitcairn Islands
The spoken languages in Pitcairn Islands are the following: English (official language), Pitkern (mixture of an 18th century English dialect and a Tahitian dialect).
What are the most important religions in Pitcairn Islands?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Seventh-Day Adventist 100%.
Further population data of Pitcairn Islands
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 Pitcairn Islands is 0% (2014 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands, 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 Pitcairn Islands are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Pitcairn Islands
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; The inhabitants of this tiny isolated economy exist on fishing, subsistence farming, handicrafts, and postage stamps. The fertile soil of the valleys produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including citrus, sugarcane, watermelons, bananas, yams.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Pitcairn Islands is N/A.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands produces?
The main agricultural products of Pitcairn Islands are honey; wide variety of fruits and vegetables; goats, chickens; fish.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are postage stamps, handicrafts, beekeeping, honey. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on postage stamps, handicrafts, beekeeping, honey.
Drinking water source in Pitcairn Islands
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 Pitcairn Islands
In Pitcairn Islands the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Pitcairn Islands
The average age of the population is N/A. The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Pitcairn Islands it is 18 years of age, universal with three years residency.
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 Pitcairn Islands is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see the United Kingdom.
Is Pitcairn Islands a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Pitcairn Islands
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Pitcairn Islands density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Pitcairn Islands? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Pitcairn Islands are typhoons (especially November to March).
More interesting facts about Pitcairn Islands
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific. Outmigration, primarily to New Zealand, has thinned the population from a peak of 233 in 1937 to less than 50 today..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Pitcairn Islands: none (overseas territory of the UK).
The flag and other symbols of Pitcairn Islands
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, blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Pitcairn Islander coat of arms centered on the outer half of the flag; the green, yellow, and blue of the shield represents the island rising from the ocean; the green field features a yellow anchor surmounted by a bible (both the anchor and the bible were items found on the HMS Bounty); sitting on the crest is a Pitcairn Island wheelbarrow from which springs a slip of miro (a local plant).
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 Pitcairn Islands: N/A.
Constitution of Pitcairn Islands
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 the 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 Pitcairn Islands?
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 Pitcairn Islands is local island by-laws.
It was Aristotle, who founded 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 defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities usually interweaved in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Pitcairn Islands, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Island Council (10 seats; 4 members directly elected by proportional representation vote, 1 nominated by the elected Council members, 2 appointed by the governor, and 3 ex-officio members - the governor, deputy governor, and commissioner; elected members serve 1-year terms)elections: last held on 13 November 2013 (next to be held not later than December 2015)election results: percent of vote - NA; seats - 5 independent.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Pitcairn Islands
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 Pitcairn Islands the labor force is 15 (2004). Please bear in mind that the population in Pitcairn Islands is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands, 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 Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Pitcairn Islands
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Pitcairn Islands is; revenues: $746,000expenditures: $1.028 million (FY04/05). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Pitcairn Islands 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 Pitcairn Islands
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 Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn Islands, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Pitcairn Islands is: $ N/A. The total revenue of these activities: fruits, vegetables, curios, postage stamps.
The most important export partners of Pitcairn Islands are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: fuel oil, machinery, building materials, flour, sugar, other foodstuffs, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Pitcairn Islands
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. Pitcairn Islands, 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 Pitcairn Islands, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Pitcairn Islands; satellite-based phone servicesdomestic: local phone service with international connections via Internetinternational: country code - 872; satellite earth station - 1 (Inmarsat).
Transport infrastructure in Pitcairn Islands
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 Pitcairn Islands: N/A, and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Pitcairn Islands: N/A.
The total length of the waterways in Pitcairn Islands: N/A.
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Facts & data about Pitcairn Islands
Name of the country: conventional long form: Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands, conventional short form: Pitcairn Islands, etymology: named after Midshipman Robert PITCAIRN who first sighted the island in 1767.
|Abbrevation: Pitcairn Islands||Geographic coordinates:
25 04 S, 130 06 W
|Country location: Oceania|
|Capital of Pitcairn Islands: Adamstown||GPS of the Capital:
25 04 S 130 05 W
|Position: Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand|
|Land area: total: 47 sq km; land: 47 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: rugged volcanic formation; rocky coastline with cliffs
||Area comparative: about three-tenths the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 54 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0% (2014 estimate)||Sex ratio: N/A|
|Exports: $ N/A||Imports: $NA||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 0% of total population (2012)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: N/A
|Internet users: total: 54percent of population: 100% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): N/A||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: N/A||Nationality: Pitcairn Islander(s) adjective: Pitcairn Islander||National holidays: Birthday of Queen ELIZABETH II, second Saturday in June (1926); Discovery Day, 2 July (1767)|
|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: local island by-laws||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal with three years residency|
|Industries: postage stamps, handicrafts, beekeeping, honey||Industrial production growth rate: N/A||GDP real growth rate: N/A|
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