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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Pitcairn Islands

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Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific. Outmigration, primarily to New Zealand, has thinned the population from a peak of 233 in 1937 to less than 50 today. (from the CIA)


Economic Overview

The inhabitants of this tiny isolated economy exist on fishing, subsistence farming, handicrafts, and postage stamps. the fertile soil of the valleys produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, including citrus, sugarcane, watermelons, bananas, yams, and beans. bartering is an important part of the economy. the major sources of revenue are the sale of postage stamps to collectors and the sale of handicrafts to passing ships. in october 2004, more than one-quarter of pitcairn's small labor force was arrested, putting the economy in a bind, since their services were required as lighter crew to load or unload passing ships.

Environmental Issues

Deforestation (only a small portion of the original forest remains because of burning and clearing for settlement)

Government Type



48 (july 2008 est.)


Oceania, islands in the south pacific ocean, about midway between peru and new zealand


Total: 47 sq km land: 47 sq km water: 0 sq km

About 0.3 times the size of washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: pitcairn, henderson, ducie, and oeno islands conventional short form: pitcairn islands


Name: adamstown geographic coordinates: 25 04 s, 130 05 w time difference: utc-9 (4 hours behind washington, dc during standard time)

International Disputes


Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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