Quick Data on Norfolk Island
|Short Name||Norfolk Island|
|Long Name||Territory of Norfolk Island|
|Total Area||36 sq km|
Geography of Norfolk Island
As a country in Australia – Oceania, with coordinates at 29 02 S, 167 57 E, Norfolk Island neighbors n/a. The terrain in Norfolk Island is described as volcanic island with mostly rolling plains, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Norfolk Island: subtropical; mild, little seasonal temperature variation.
|Surface Total||36 sq km|
|Land Surface||36 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Mount Bates 319 m|
Resources of Norfolk Island
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being fish. The agricultural land occupies 25.00% of Norfolk Island, while the land covered with forests is estimated at 11.50%.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||25.00%||9 sq km||2011 est.|
|Irrigated Land||0 sq km||2012|
|Forest Land||11.50%||4 sq km||2011 est.|
|Other Land||63.50%||23 sq km||2011 est.|
Population of Norfolk Island
The population of the country is estimated at 1,748 people, with the biggest urban area having n/a. Known as Norfolk Islander(s), the people from Norfolk Island come from diversified ethnic groups such as Australian 22.8%, English 22.4%, Pitcairn 20%, Scottish 6%, Irish 5.2% (2011 est.). The official language is English. Religions: Protestant 46.8% (Anglican 29.2%, Uniting Church in Australia 9.8%, Presbyterian 2.9%, Seventh Day Adventist 2.7%, other 2.2%), Roman Catholic 12.6%, other Christian 2.9%, other 1.4%, none 26.7%, unspecified 9.5% (2016 est.).
|Other Languages||English (official) 44.9%, Norfolk (also known as Norfuk or Norf’k, which is a mixture of 18th century English and ancient Tahitian) 40.3%, Fijian 1.8%, other 6.8%, unspecified 6.2% (2016 est.)|
|Birth Rate||n/a births / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Death Rate||n/a deaths / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Urban Population||n/a of total population (n/a)|
|Physicians Density||n/a physicians/1,000 population (n/a)|
|Hospital Beds Density||n/a beds/1,000 population (n/a)|
Governing Type of Norfolk Island
Norfolk Island is a non-self-governing overseas territory of Australia; note – the Norfolk Island Regional Council, which began operations 1 July 2016, is responsible for planning and managing a variety of public services, including those funded by the Government of Australia. The legal system makes use of English common law and the laws of Australia.
|Governing Type||non-self-governing overseas territory of Australia; note – the Norfolk Island Regional Council, which began operations 1 July 2016, is responsible for planning and managing a variety of public services, including those funded by the Government of Australia|
|Citizenship by Birth||see Australia|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
|Suffrage Vote||18 years of age; universal|
Economy of Norfolk Island
From a population total of 1,748, the labor force is 978 (2006). The main products in agriculture are: Norfolk Island pine seed, Kentia palm seed, cereals, vegetables, fruit; cattle, poultry. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: tourism, light industry, ready mixed concrete. Its exports cover postage stamps, seeds of the Norfolk Island pine and Kentia palm, small quantities of avocados. The main import products are: NA.
|GDP / Capita||n/a|
|Internet Penetration Rate||34.60% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Norfolk Island, statistics sectio