flag Tonga Tonga: Introduction

Capital: Nuku'alofa


Total Population: 105,697
Natural Increase: 1.1%
Density: 147 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 23.1%
Ethnic Origins: The predominant ethnic group is Tongan (Polynesian), which accounts for about 97% of the population, with other ethnic groups (such as part-Tongan, Chinese, Fijian and European populations) representing around 3%. (Tonga Statistics Department)
Official Language: Tongan, English
Other Languages Spoken: Niuafo'ou
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Christian

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Tonga Pa'anga (TOP)

Country Overview

Area: 750 km²
Type of State: Kingdom. Constitutional Monarchy.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
An isolated archipelago in the Pacific; the economy relies heavily on money sent home by migrant workers.
HDI*: 0.717/1
HDI (World Rank): 100/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Tonga, dial 00
To call Tonga, dial +676
Internet Suffix: .to
Telephone Lines: 28.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 34.9 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 95.86% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 260238230238229
Exports of Goods (million USD) 2219132015
Imports of Services (million USD) 8790999989
Exports of Services (million USD) 7577879471

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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