Tokelau Census of Population and Dwellings

The census is the official count of how many people and dwellings there are in Tokelau. Information from the census provides an overall view of the people of Tokelau and the places where they live.

Census information is used to plan vital public services such as education, health, housing, and transport. It is also used to understand how society changes over time.

The census is held once every five years.

 

2016 Tokelau Census

The 2016 Tokelau Census of Population and Dwellings was held on 18 October 2016. The Office of the Council for the Ongoing Government of Tokelau is again working with Statistics New Zealand on the Census and analysing the results. These are being made available on this page as they emerge.

2011 Tokelau Census

The 2011 Tokelau Census of Population and Dwellings was held on 18 October 2011. The Office of the Council for the Ongoing Government of Tokelau and Statistics New Zealand have worked together on the 2011 Tokelau Census.

Information on the census is hosted on the Statistics New Zealand website, where you can find:

 

2006 Tokelau Census

The 2006 Tokelau Census of Population and Dwellings was held on 18 October 2006. The Office of the Council for the Ongoing Government of Tokelau and Statistics New Zealand worked together on the 2006 Tokelau Census.
Information is available by clicking the links below:

  • 2006 Tokelau Census Tables  – these tables have detailed information on demography, migration, economic activity and employment, social profile, education, dwellings and household.
  • 2006 Analytical Report  – this report contains detailed analysis on a range of census topics as well as information on census methodology. This is the most comprehensive report available for users.