NOTE: 1) The information regarding Cook Islands on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cook Islands Chiefs 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cook Islands Chiefs 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order