Population Statistics

Resident population and growth rates over census years

Census YearBoth sexesAnnual Growth %MaleFemaleUnknown
1999 50,840 1.5 26,026 24,814 -
1988 43,380 4.3 22,181 21,199 -
1980 30,873 3.6 15,851 15,022 -
1973 25,045 4.1 12,335 11,800 910
1967 18,925 3.5 9,658 9,267 -
1958 14,163 1.3 7,175 6,753 235
1935 10,446 0.1 5,480 4,966 -
1930 10,412 1.5 5,505 4,907 -
1925 9,644 -0.3 5,030 4,614 -
1920 9,800 - 5,196 4,604 -

Sources: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Bulletin of Statistics, Vol III. No. 2. 1973. 1988 Census of Population and Housing, EPPSO. 1999 Census of Population and Housing, EPPSO.

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