Economic Statistics

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Icon EconomicHistorical and current analytical tables of SPC-member countries on Gross Domestic Product, Prices, International Merchandise Trade, Balance of Payments, Tourism Arrivals, Tourism Earnings and Employment. Users can also explore analytical Regional Tables to see how countries are doing relative to each other, and ascertain their relative contribution to the Pacific Region.
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Regional Government Finance

COUNTRY / TERRITORIES   GOVERNMENT FINANCE / DÉPENSES PUBLIQUES
PAYS / TERRITOIRES   ('000 in current price) / (Milliers en devises locale)
    2013 2014
    Revenue Expenditure Surplus/Deficit Revenue Expenditure Surplus /Deficit
American Samoa US$000 241,187 243,693 -2,506 279,944 286,395 -6,451
Cook Islands NZ$000 175,018 176,194 p - 1,177
Federated States of Micronesia US$000   144,348 -144,348
Fiji Islands F$000 2,055,000 2,284,500 -229,500 2,370,837 2,723,096 -352,259
Guam US$000 1,193,000
Kiribati A$000 181,000
Marshall Islands US$000
Nauru A$000 91,160   135,372
Niue NZ$000 38,626
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) US$000
Nouvelle-Calédonie XFP (000) 490,663,000 496,958,000 -6,295,000
Palau US$000 82,461   87,566
Papua New Guinea PNGK000 15,762,200   20,831,400
Pitcairn NZ$000 nc nc nc nc nc nc
Polynésie française XFP (000) 173,800,000
Samoa SAT$000 480,235 577,254 -97,019 557,497 650,379 -92,882
Solomon Islands SBD$000 2,339,400
Tokelau NZ$000 21,475 19,752
Tonga TOP$000 232,444 203,000
Tuvalu AUD$000 32,000
Vanuatu Vatu000 11,284,000
Wallis et Futuna XFP (000) 12,400,000 12,700,000
Notes:
  1. nc means data have not been compiled
  2. … means data may have been compiled but not made available to SPC
  3. p means provisional
  4. r means revised

Regional Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Excel icon Regional Table, GDP from 2005 to 2017

COUNTRY / TERRITORIES GDP (IN CURRENT PRICE) / PIB (EN DEVISE LOCALE)
PAYS / TERRITOIRES ('000 in national currency and USD) / (Milliers en devise nationale et $US)
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
American Samoa US$000 641,000 645,000 641,000 658,000 nc
Cook Islandstd> NZ$000 367,719 380,856 r 409,420 p 413,717 p nc
US$000 302,559 295,697 275,826 291,588  
Federated States of Micronesia US$000 316,041 r 317,999 r 315,180 r 329,896 nc
Fiji Islands F$000 6,429,000 7,066,056 r 7,609,654 r 8,014,876 p nc
US$000 3,387,440 3,554,933 3,577,298 3,762,984  
Guam US$000 5,337,000 r 5,531,000 r 5,697,000 r 5,793,000 r nc
Kiribati A$000 191,740 r 198 438 r 225,143 r 244,223 p nc
US$000 171,569 162,759 164,489 176,720  
Marshall Islands US$000 190,900 183,100 179,400 194,497 222,977 p
Nauru A$000 112,216 r 101,509 r 135,144 r 141,817 r 163,765 r
US$000 100,411 r 83,258 r 98,736 r 102,619 r 127,737 r
Niue NZ$000 30,929 r 32,700 r 33,740 35,383 nc
US$000 25,448 25,388 22,731 24,938  
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) US$000 784,000 r 845,000 r 933,000 r 1,242,000 nc
Nouvelle-Calédonie XFP (000) 885,996,528 955,000,000 987,132,166 1,019,004,177 nc
US$000 9,640,876 9,539,507 8,565,881 8,702,743  
Palau US$000 226,143 r 248,303 r 293,915 305,205 289,458 p
Papua New Guinea PNGK000 47,721,000 56,760,000 r 57,136,000 61,702,241 nc
US$000 19,708,773 21,880,980 18,997,720 19,436,206  
Pitcairn NZ$000 nc nc nc nc nc
Polynésie française XFP (000) 538,600,000 568,455,000 584,487,000 nc
US$000   5,380,082 4,932,792 4,991,776  
Samoa SAT$000 1,859,306 r 1,921,730 r 1,982,303 2,108,588 nc
US$000 808,798 810,394 763,385 816,445  
Solomon Islands SBD$000 7,409,800 r 7,720,300 8,129,900 8,685,900 p nc
US$000 1,006,992 1,011,128 1,010,547 1,073,577  
Tokelau NZ$000 10,380 11,238 11,973 14,042 nc
US$000 8,541 8,725 8,066 9,897  
Tonga TOP$000 781,208 804,543 846,093 889,500 nc
US$000     391,656 404,811  
Tuvalu AUD$000 38,852 41,370 47,243 49,365 nc
US$000 34,765 33,932 34,516 35,721  
Vanuatu Vatu000 75,803,000 79,109,000 82,798,000 r 87,250,000 p nc
US$000 779,065 770,292 749,168 777,075  
Wallis & Futuna XFP (000) nc nc 15,000,000
US$000     130,163    

Notes:

  1. nc means data have not been compiled
  2. … means data may have been compiled but not made available to SPC
  3. p means provisional
  4. r means revised
  5. e means data have been estimated

Regional Inflation Rates

Excel icon Regional Table, Inflation Rates 2005 to 2017

 COUNTRY / TERRITORIES CONSUMER PRICE INDEX / INDICE DES PRIX A LA CONSOMMATION
PAYS / TERRITOIRES (Inflation rate %) / (Taux d'inflation %)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
American Samoa 2.1 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1 3.7
Cook Islands 1.9 2.1 1.9 -0.3 -0.1
Federated States of Micronesia 1.0 0.7 -0.7 -0.9 na
Fiji Islands 2.9 0.5 1.4 3.9 3.3
Guam 0.0 0.8 -0.9 6.0 2.5
Kiribati -1.5 2.1 0.6 1.9 0.4
Marshall Islands 1.9 1.1 -2.2 -1.5 0.0
Nauru 0.0 6.0 10.0 8.0 5.1
Niue -1.6 1.5 0.7 2.2 na
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) -0.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 na
Nouvelle-Calédonie 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 1.2
Palau 2.8 4.0 2.2 -1.3 0.9
Papua New Guinea 5.0 5.2 6.0 6.7 5.2
Pitcairn na na na na na
Polynésie française 1.4 0.3 -0.4 -0.5 0.5
Samoa 0.6 -0.4 0.7 1.3 1.7
Solomon Islands 5.4 5.2 -0.6 0.5 -0.4
Tokelau na 3.7 4.1 -1.4 3.7
Tonga 2.1 1.2 -1.1 2.6 8.0
Tuvalu 2.0 1.1 3.0 4.0 2.4
Vanuatu 1.5 0.8 2.5 0.8 3.1
Wallis & Futuna 2.1 0.4 0.9 -1.7 ...

Notes:

  1.  … means data may have been compiled but not made available to SPC

Regional International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS)

Excel icon  Regional Table, IMTS from 2005 to 2017

COUNTRY / TERRITORIES   INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS / COMMERCE EXTERIEUR
PAYS / TERRITOIRES   ('000 in country curency) / (Milliers en devises locale)
  Currency 2016 2017
    Exports Imports Balance Exports Imports Balance
American Samoa US$ 385,152 654,764 -269,612 nc nc nc
Cook Islands NZ$ 19,607 152,805 -133,198 p 29,355 182,282 -152,927 p
Federated States of Micronesia US$ 48,725 185,995 -137,270 nc nc nc
Fiji Islands F$ [000] 1936617 4839186 -2,902,569 p 2,054,193 4,977,532 -2,923,339 p
Guam US$ 82,000 2,291,000 -2,209,000 nc nc nc
Kiribati A$ 14,123 181,724 -167,601 19,884 180,255 -160,371 p
Marshall Islands USD 36,050 96,761 -60,711 nc nc nc
Nauru AUD nc nc nc nc nc nc
Niue NZD 1,791 19,255 -17,464
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) USD 0 588,332 -588,332 nc nc nc
Nouvelle-Calédonie XPF 143,603,000 258,590,000 -114,987,000 159,184,000 265,016,000 -105,832,000
Palau USD 11,236 147,628 -136,392 9,592 153,522 -143,930
Papua New Guinea Kina 32,895,264 13,102,102 19,793,162 28,959,351 13,914,709 15,044,642
Pitcairn NZD nc nc nc nc nc nc
Polynésie française XPF 18,797,842 160,988,500 -142,190,658 16,150,838 172,770,687 -156,619,849
Samoa SAT 143,755 899,005 -755,250 112,215 900,997 -788,782
Solomon Islands SBD 3,470,468 3,611,485 -141,016 3,934,779 4,502,107 -567,328
Tokelau NZD 0 8,350 -8,350 nc nc nc
Tonga TOP 47,540,446 507,420,906 -459,880,461 41,617,401 523,975,972 -482,358,571
Tuvalu AUD
Vanuatu Vatu 5,292,302 49,835,000 -44,542,698
Wallis & Futuna XPF nc nc nc nc nc  
Notes:
  1. nc means data have not been compiled
  2. … means data may have been compiled but not made available to SPC
  3. p means provisional
  4. r means revised

Regional Visitor Statistics

Excel icon Regional Table, Visitor arrivals from 2005 to 2017

 COUNTRY / TERRITORIES OVERSEAS VISITORS / VISITEURS ÉTRANGERS
PAYS / TERRITOIRES (Arrival numbers) / (Nombre d'arrivées)
  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
American Samoa 49,313 51,614 44,045 38,285 42,316
Cook Islands 120,774 r 121,458 p 125,130 p 146,473 p 161,362 p
Federated States of Micronesia 42,109 35,440 31,200 29,600 nc
Fiji Islands 768,409 r 780,271 p 868,596 p 962,952 p 1,027,309 p
Guam 1,334,497 1364465 r 1,409,050 1,535,518 1,543,990
Kiribati 4,981 3,005 2,095 4,029 6,600
Marshall Islands 4,333 4,776 6,452 5,336
Nauru 1,581 2,991
Niue 5,129 7,661 8,206 8,920 11,556 p
Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) 438,908 459,240 478,922 501,489 621,846 p
Nouvelle-Calédonie 493,678 528,823 558,075 625,139 613,975
Palau 111,145 146,867 168,764 146,629 122,050
Papua New Guinea 182,188 191,442 198,685 197,632
Pitcairn nc nc nc nc nc
Polynésie française 164,393 180,602 239,077 241,339 254,358
Samoa 124,673 131,795 139,043 146,089 157,515
Solomon Islands 24,053 20,070 19,524 23,194 25,709
Tokelau nc 42 120 81 70
Tonga 59,665 65,801 72,553 86,662 86,579
Tuvalu 1444 r 1527 r 2,541 2,609 2,560
Vanuatu 357,405 329,013 287,423 351,599 332,659
Wallis & Futuna nc nc nc nc nc
Notes:
  1. Overseas visitors include sea and air arrivals. It includes same-day-visitors (i.e. visitors from the cruise ship as well)
  2. Overseas visitors include sea and air arrivals. It includes excursionists/same-day-visitors (i.e. visitors from the cruise ship as well)
  3. nc means data have not been compiled
  4. … means data may have been compiled but not made available to SPC
  5. p means provisional
  6. r means revised
  7. The Aviation Desk of Wallis and Futuna who collect arrival data do not make a difference between local and foreign travelers. Therefore, there are no statistics available on visitor arrivals
  8. Data for American Samoa reflects tourists (not visitor) arrivals from 2005 to 2012
  9. Data for Polynésie française reflects tourists (and not) visitor arrivals from 2005 to 2014

Economic Statistics Regional Data

Pacific Regional Economic and Tourism Data can be viewed on our National Minimum Development Indicator Database (NMDI) Summary Pages.

It is important to note that although these comparisons only show data for the 15 Pacific Countries, we will be extending this to the US and French Territories (with full translation).

  1. Economic Development Indicator Summary (6 Indicators, that range from GDP, CPI, Trade Balance and Tourism Figures)

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Coordination paper on Technical Assistance on Pacific Core Set of Economic Statistics for the PICTs

A paper on Technical Assistance on Economic Statistics for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) which provides a good guideline on the allocation of leadership roles and secondary roles amongst partners providing technical assistance to their member PICTs.

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Economic useful tables

Regional Standards and Classifications for use in the compilation of economic statistics can be found here.
Updated by Economic Team, SDD, 12h Dec. 2018

  PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES IMTS tables More to come ...
 American Samoa  Excel icon American Samoa_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Cook Islands    
 Fiji  Excel icon Fiji_IMTS Tables.xls  
 French Polynesia    
 Federated States of Micronesia  Excel icon FSM_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Guam
 Kiribati  Excel icon Kiribati_IMTS Tables.xls
 Marshall Islands    
 Nauru  Excel icon Nauru_IMTS Tables.xls
 New Caledonia
 Niue  
 Northern Mariana Islands  Excel icon CNMI_IMTS Tables.xls
 Palau  
 Papua New Guinea  Excel icon PNG_IMTS Tables.xls
 Samoa  Excel icon Samoa_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Solomon Islands
 Excel icon Solomon Islands_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Tokelau  
 Tonga  Excel icon Tonga_IMTS Tables.xls
 Tuvalu  Excel icon Tuvalu_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Vanuatu  Excel icon Vanuatu_IMTS Tables.xls  
 Wallis & Futuna