Here you will find up to date details about the Tongan population, embassy, and remittance information. We have also listed useful links allowing you to compare money transfer options if you’re planning to send money to Tonga whilst avoiding costly handling fees, whether transferring via mobile phone, or online, or in person. Tongans living in Australia, New Zealand or the USA experience varying fees when transferring funds to Tonga depending on the provider chosen. For this reason, we want to provide you with easy to understand details to allow you to make an informed decision when sending money to your loved ones overseas.
Capital City: Nukuʻalofa
Population: 104,494 (World Bank 2019)
Currency: Tongan pa'anga
Area: 748 km2
In 2017, 12,990 Tongan-born people were living in Australia.
In 2013, 60,336 Tongans were living in New Zealand.
World Bank (2021)
Estimated global inbound remittances US$194m
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|Embassies & Consulates in Australia:|
High Commission of the Kingdom of Tonga, Canberra
7 Newdegate Street
Ph: 02 6232 4806
Consulate-General of the Kingdom of Tonga, Sydney
Level 6 73 Walker Street
Ph: 02 9936 2028