Cook Islands

Country Information

  • Cook Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Cook Islands
Capital City
Avarua
Head of State
Queen Elizabeth II represented by the Queen’s Representative HE John Marsters
Head of Government
Henry Puna
Official Languages
English
Cook Islands
Official Currency
New Zealand Dollar
Memberships
1965 - Independence
1971 – Pacific Forum Secretariat (PIF)
1980 – Pacific Community (SPC)
1986 – International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)
2008 - International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
2013 - PRIF

Infrastructure Indicators

Telecommunication
Proportion of population covered by mobile network (2G) (2018) 100%
Proportion of population covered by mobile network (3G) (2018) 100%
Proportion of population covered by mobile network (LTE/WiMAX) (2018) 100%
Energy
Proportion of population with access to electricity (2017) 100%
Renewable energy share in the total final energy consumption (2017) 1.7
Average annual mean of particulate matter of 2.5 microns in diameter or smaller levels in urban areas (ug/m3) --
CO2 emission (metric tons/per capita) (2014) --
Transport
International airports: Rarotonga 1
Total road network (km) 320
Paved road network as % of total network 90
Number of international ports 1
Water & Sanitation
Proportion of population using safely managed drinking water services (2017) 99.9%
Proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing facility with soap & water (2017) --
Climate Resilience-Related Risk Indexes
INFORM natural hazard index --
Physical exposure to earthquake --
Physical exposure to flood --
Physical exposure to tsunami --
Physical exposure to tropical cyclones --
* Sources: download the respective country profile document for sources for above data