About SDD

The Statistics for Development Division (SDD) is one of SPC’s seven technical divisions and operates from SPC’s headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia.

The SDD team is comprised of statistical experts including demographers, economists, epidemiologists and social statisticians working alongside technological experts in geographic information systems, database development, data-processing and web development - all supported by highly skilled publications, project management and financial planning staff.

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Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017

All SDD activities are guided by the regional Ten Year Pacific Statistics Strategy 2011–2020, which outlines the timing of priority activities and achievement of specific strategic outcomes during three distinct phases.

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Development Partners

SDD works in close partnership with several technical partners representing a broad range of bilateral and multilateral agencies. We have enjoyed extensive technical collaboration with UNFPA in the area of Population and housing censuses, dating back to the 1990 World census round.

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