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Island populations of the Pacific.

Norma McArthur

Island populations of the Pacific.

by Norma McArthur

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Published by Australian National University Press in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Oceania -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 355-372.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3693 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 381 p.
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5641348M
      LC Control Number68072310

        Introduction. The populations in New Guinea and the islands immediately to the east (the Bismarck and Solomons archipelagos) are well-known for their great diversity in cultures, languages, and genetics, which by a number of measures is unsurpassed for a region of this size [].This area is referred to as Near Oceania, as opposed to the islands farther out in the Pacific, known as Remote. PACIFIC ISLANDS POPULATION & DEVELOPMENT additional , people each year between now and , when the region‟s population is expected to pass the 10 million mark. Population growth in the immediate future () is expected to grow at an annual rate of percent in Melanesia, percent across.

      Pacific Island populations: report. [South Pacific Commission.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: South Pacific Commission. ISBN: OCLC Number: Additional Physical Format: Online version: South Pacific Commission. Pacific Island populations. [Noumea, New Caledonia]: The Commission, (OCoLC)

      Pacific are 23% 3 compared with a global average of % e the substantial size of the youth population in the region and the significance of issues such as youth employment and young people’s sexual and reproductive health, there remains a lack of targeted investment required to meet the needs of all young people in the Pacific.   The coastal zones of Small Island States are hotspots of human habitation and economic endeavour. In the Pacific region, as elsewhere, there are large gaps in understandings of the exposure and vulnerability of people in coastal zones. The 22 Pacific Countries and Territories (PICTs) are poorly represented in global analyses of vulnerability to seaward risks.


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20 rows    This is a list of islands in the world ordered by population, which includes all islands with population greater thanFor comparison, continental landmasses are also shown, in italics.

The population of the world's islands is over million, approximately 11% of the world's total population. Of those, only Java and Honshu have populations over 1% of the global population. Island Populations of the Pacific Hardcover – January 1, by Norma McArthur (Author) › Visit Amazon's Norma McArthur Page.

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This is a list of islands in the Pacific Ocean, collectively called the Pacific major groups of islands in the Pacific Ocean are Melanesia, Micronesia and ing on the context, Pacific Islands may refer to countries and islands with common Austronesian origins, islands once or currently colonized, or indigenous inhabitants of the Pacific Islands are.

27 rows  This is a list of the populations of the sovereign states and dependent territories in the. attempt to trace the demographic fortunes of these island populations in the years beforethe year in which censuses were taken simultaneously and more or less uniformly for all but one of these island groups.

The book contains much new and hitherto unpublished material, gleaned from such diverse sources as the letters and journals of. Most Pacific Island nations have the serious problem of a fast-growing population ー youth under 25 years of age make up more than 50% of the total population ー but a limited amount of land, and there is not enough employment for them.

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Micronesia, POPULATIONCHRISTIAN percent OTHER percent Country Overview The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), a sovereign, self-governing na Gilbert And Ellice Islands, Gilbert and Ellice Islands Two groups of coral islands in the w Pacific Ocean, km (mi) ne of Australia.

Inthe islands became a British. Polynesians form an ethnolinguistic group of closely related people who are native to Polynesia (islands in the Polynesian Triangle), an expansive region of Oceania in the Pacific trace their early prehistoric origins to Island Southeast Asia and form part of the larger Austronesian ethnolinguistic group with an Urheimat in speak the Polynesian languages, a branch of the.

The Pitcairn Islands (/ ˈ p ɪ t k ɛər n /; Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), officially the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, is a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean that form the sole British Overseas Territory in the Pacific four islands — Pitcairn proper, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno — are scattered across several hundred miles of ocean and have a.

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In at least 10 Pacific island countries, more than 50% (and in some, up to 90%) of the population is overweight according to World Health Organization (WHO) surveys.

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The remaining population of Oceania is scattered around the various islands making up the region. Urbanization Like its population distribution, urbanization and industrialization also vary in Oceania.

89% of Oceania's urban areas are in Australia and New Zealand and these countries also have the most well-established infrastructure. Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries.

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There is great diversity across the Pacific Islands region from Fiji, which is the largest country of the group (excluding Papua New Guinea) with a population of overto Tuvalu and Nauru, with estimated populations aro each; making them the World Bank Group’s smallest members by population.

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