Catholic Church


Norfolk Island

(External Territory of Australia Australia)

Norfolk Island

Also known as: Norfolkinsel (Deutsch), Isla Norfolk (español), Île Norfolk (français), Isola Norfolk (Italiano), Norfolk (polski), Ilha Norfolk (Português), 諾福克島 (正體中文), ノーフォーク島 (日本語), Insula Norfolcia (latine)

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Apostolic Delegation: Pacific Ocean Archbishop Novatus Rugambwa (66)

Conference of Bishops: Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Archbishop Timothy John Costelloe, S.D.B. (70)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (F.C.B.C.O.) Bishop Anthony Randazzo (57)


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Continent: Oceania

Capital: Kingston

Area: 36 km²

Population: 1,748

Part of: Australia Australia (External Territory)

Neighbouring Countries: New Caledonia New Caledonia, ↓ New Zealand New Zealand

Cultural Summary

Religions: Protestant 46.8% (Anglican 33.6%, Uniting Church in Australia 12.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 3.2%), Roman Catholic 12.6%, other Christian 2.9%, other 1.4%, none 26.7%, unspecified 9.5%

Languages: English (official) 44.9%, Norfolk (also known as Norfuk or Norf'k, which is a mixture of 18th century English and ancient Tahitian) 40.3%, Fijian 1.8%, other 6.8%, unspecified 6.2%

Ethnic Groups: Australian 79.5%, New Zealander 13.3%, Fijian 2.5%, Filipino 1.1%, English 1%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.8%

Last updated on 2024.04.05

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