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About Tokelau in detail
Where is Tokelau?
Tokelau, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates N/A otherwise in Oceania, in Oceania, group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.
What is the capital of Tokelau?
The capital city of Tokelau is: no official capital.
What is the time in no official capital?
It is 18 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of no official capital is: UTC+13.
What is the Internet code for Tokelau?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Tokelau is: .tk
What is the size of Tokelau?
The territory of Tokelau is total: 12 sq km; land: 12 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Tokelau is about 17 times the size of the National Mall in Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Tokelau, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Tokelau?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Tokelau is covered by water (see below), and this includes 101 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Tokelau?
The climate of Tokelau is tropical: moderated by trade winds (April to November).
Geographical data of Tokelau
The elevation of Tokelau; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m, highest point: unnamed location 5 m.
The typical geographical details of Tokelau include low-lying coral atolls enclosing large lagoons.
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, Tokelau is consists of three atolls (Atafu, Fakaofo, Nukunonu), each with a lagoon surrounded by a number of reef-bound islets of varying length and rising to over 3 m above sea level.
Resources and land use of Tokelau
The country’s main mined products are NEGL. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 60%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 60%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 0%; other: 40% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Tokelau
The number of inhabitants of Tokelau is 1,337 (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: 0% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Tokelau is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Tokelau
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Tokelauan 65.3%, part Tokelauan/Samoan 8.7%, part Tokelauan/Tuvaluan 6.9%, part Tokelauan/other Pacific islander 1.9%, part Tokelauan/European 1%, Samoan 6.7%, Tuvaluan 2.8%, other Pacific islander 1.1%, other 5.1%, unspecified 0.4% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Tokelau
The spoken languages in Tokelau are the following: Tokelauan 93.5% (a Polynesian language), English 58.9%, Samoan 45.5%, Tuvaluan 11.6%, Kiribati 2.7%, other 2.5%, none 4.1%, unspecified 0.6%. Note: shares sum to more than 100% because some respondents gave more than one answer on the census (2011 ests.).
What are the most important religions in Tokelau?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Congregational Christian Church 58.2%, Roman Catholic 36.6%, Presbyterian 1.8%, other Christian 2.8%, Spiritualism and New Age 0.1%, unspecified 0.5% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Tokelau
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 Tokelau is -0.01% (2014 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Tokelau 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 Tokelau 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 Tokelau, 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 Tokelau are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Tokelau
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Tokelau's small size (three villages), isolation, and lack of resources greatly restrain economic development and confine agriculture to the subsistence level. The principal sources of revenue come from sales of copra, postage stamps, souvenir coins, andThe people rely heavily on aid from New Zealand - about $15 million annually in FY12/13 and FY13/14 - to maintain public services. New Zealand's support amounts to 80% of Tokelau's recurrent government budget. An international trust fund, currently worth.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Tokelau is $NA.
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Tokelau is NA%.
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 Tokelau this is $1,000 (1993 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Tokelau produces?
The main agricultural products of Tokelau are coconuts, copra, breadfruit, papayas, bananas; pigs, poultry, goats; fish.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are small-scale enterprises for copra production, woodworking, plaited craft goods; stamps, coins; fishing. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on small-scale enterprises for copra production, woodworking, plaited craft goods; stamps, coins; fishing.
Drinking water source in Tokelau
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: rural: 100% of population, total: 100% of population. Unimproved: rural: 0% of population, total: 0% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Tokelau
In Tokelau the average number of childbirth is N/A.
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Tokelau
The average age of the population is N/A. The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Tokelau it is 21 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 Tokelau is N/A. It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see New Zealand.
Is Tokelau a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Tokelau
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Tokelau density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Tokelau 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 Tokelau 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 Tokelau is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Tokelau? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Tokelau are lies in Pacific typhoon belt.
More interesting facts about Tokelau
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Tokelau: none (territory of New Zealand).
The flag and other symbols of Tokelau
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, a yellow stylized Tokelauan canoe on a dark blue field sails toward the manu - the Southern Cross constellation of four, white, five-pointed stars at the hoist side; the Southern Cross represents the role of Christianity in Tokelauan culture and, in conjunction with the canoe, symbolizes the country navigating into the future; the color yellow indicates happiness and peace, and the blue field represents the ocean on which the community relies.
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 Tokelau: tuluma (fishing tackle box); national colors: blue, yellow, white.
Constitution of Tokelau
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 Tokelau?
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 Tokelau is common law system of New Zealand.
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 Tokelau, we can highlight the following structures unicameral General Fono (20 seats apportioned by island - Atafu 7, Fakaofo 7, Nukunonu 6; members directly elected by simple majority vote to serve 3-year terms); note - the Tokelau Amendment Act of 1996 confers limited legislative power to the General Fonoelections: last held on 23 January 2014 (next to be held in 2017)election results: independent 20.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Tokelau
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 Tokelau the labor force is 440 (2001). Please bear in mind that the population in Tokelau is total: N/A, male: N/A, female: N/A - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Tokelau 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 Tokelau, 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 Tokelau 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 Tokelau the people living under the poverty line is N/A.
About the budget and central governments debt of Tokelau
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Tokelau is; revenues: $430,800expenditures: $2.8 million (1987 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are N/A.
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Tokelau 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 Tokelau
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: NA% and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Tokelau
Tokelau, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Tokelau is: $0 (2002 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: stamps, copra, handicrafts.
The most important export partners of Tokelau are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: foodstuffs, building materials, fuel, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Tokelau
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. Tokelau, 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 Tokelau, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Tokelau; modern satellite-based communications systemdomestic: radiotelephone service between islandsinternational: country code - 690; radiotelephone service to Samoa; government-regulated telephone service (TeleTok); satellite earth stations - 3 (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Tokelau
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 Tokelau: N/A, and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Tokelau: N/A.
The total length of the waterways in Tokelau: N/A.
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Facts about Tokelau
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Tokelau, etymology: "tokelau" is a Polynesian word meaning "north wind".
|Abbrevation: Tokelau||Geographic coordinates:
9 00 S, 172 00 W
|Capital of Tokelau: no official capital||GPS of the Capital:
|Position: Oceania, group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand|
|Land area: total: 12 sq km; land: 12 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: low-lying coral atolls enclosing large lagoons
||Area comparative: about 17 times the size of the National Mall in Washington, DC|
|Population: 1,337 (July 2014 estimate)||Population grow rate: -0.01% (2014 estimate)||Sex ratio: N/A|
|Exports: $0 (2002 estimate)||Imports: $969,200 (2002 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 0% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: N/A
|Internet users: total: 805. Percent of population: 60.2% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 300. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 21 (July 2010 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): N/A|
|Unemployment rate: N/A %||Nationality: Tokelauan(s) adjective: Tokelauan||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: common law system of New Zealand||Suffrage: 21 years of age, universal|
|Industries: small-scale enterprises for copra production, woodworking, plaited craft goods; stamps, coins; fishing||Industrial production growth rate: N/A||GDP real growth rate: NA%|
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