Self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand
17,791 (2011 census)
15 islands including the northern islands of Pukapuka, Nassau, Manihiki, Rakahanga, Penrhyn (Tongareva), and Palmerston
Besnier 1992; Wurm 2007; Wurm and Hattori 1981
The number of individual languages listed for Cook Islands is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional and 4 are in trouble.