Quick Data on Pitcairn Islands
|Short Name||Pitcairn Islands|
|Long Name||Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands|
|Total Area||47 sq km|
Geography of Pitcairn Islands
As a country in Australia – Oceania, with coordinates at 25 04 S, 130 06 W, Pitcairn Islands neighbors n/a. The terrain in Pitcairn Islands is described as rugged volcanic formation; rocky coastline with cliffs, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Pitcairn Islands: tropical; hot and humid; modified by southeast trade winds; rainy season (November to March).
|Surface Total||47 sq km|
|Land Surface||47 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Palwala Valley Point on Big Ridge 347 m|
Resources of Pitcairn Islands
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being miro trees (used for handicrafts), fish, note, manganese, iron, copper, gold, silver, and zinc have been discovered offshore. The agricultural land occupies 0.00% of Pitcairn Islands, while the land covered with forests is estimated at 74.50%.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||0.00%||0 sq km||2011 est.|
|Irrigated Land||0 sq km||2012|
|Forest Land||74.50%||35 sq km||2011 est.|
|Other Land||25.50%||12 sq km||2011 est.|
Population of Pitcairn Islands
The population of the country is estimated at 50 people, with the biggest urban area having n/a. Known as Pitcairn Islander(s), the people from Pitcairn Islands come from diversified ethnic groups such as other descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian wives. The official language is English. Religions: Seventh-Day Adventist 100%.
|Other Languages||English (official), Pitkern (mixture of an 18th century English dialect and a Tahitian dialect)|
|Birth Rate||n/a births / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Death Rate||n/a deaths / 1000 population (n/a)|
|Urban Population||0.00% of total population (2012)|
|Physicians Density||n/a physicians/1,000 population (n/a)|
|Hospital Beds Density||n/a beds/1,000 population (n/a)|
Governing Type of Pitcairn Islands
Pitcairn Islands is a parliamentary democracy. The legal system makes use of local island by-laws.
|Governing Type||parliamentary democracy|
|Citizenship by Birth||see United Kingdom|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
|Suffrage Vote||18 years of age; universal with three years residency|
Economy of Pitcairn Islands
From a population total of 50, the labor force is 15 (2004). The main products in agriculture are: honey; wide variety of fruits and vegetables; goats, chickens; fish. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: postage stamps, handicrafts, beekeeping, honey. Its exports cover honey, fruits, vegetables, curios, postage stamps. The main import products are: fuel oil, machinery, building materials, flour, sugar, other foodstuffs.
|GDP / Capita||n/a|
|Internet Penetration Rate||100.00% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Pitcairn Islands, statistics sectio