E.g., 11/22/2014
E.g., 11/22/2014

Country Resource - Tonga

Tonga

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  • Population......................................................................106,440 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................0.09% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................23.55 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................4.86 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-17.85 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups..............................................Tongan 96.6%, part-Tongan 1.7%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.03% (2006 est.)

CIA World Factbook

Cathy Small of Northern Arizona University outlines how past changes in the Kingdom of Tonga, as well as the current challenges, are intimately tied to migration.

Recent Activity

Pacific Islanders with criminal convictions have found themselves deported from Australia, New Zealand, or the United States, which have shifted their immigration enforcement priorities in recent years. This article explores the significant barriers to reintegration that criminal deportees in Pacific Island countries face upon their return, including difficulty accessing community networks and jobs.

Cathy Small of Northern Arizona University outlines how past changes in the Kingdom of Tonga, as well as the current challenges, are intimately tied to migration.