Innovation in SDD

SDD Innovations provides an opportunity for you to participate in shaping the future direction of SDD. As we develop and test new ideas we will post them on this page and ask for you to give us your feedback.

Projects

Project Last update Status
Census Knowledge Base Logo Census Knowledge base - On Going
costal-mapping.png Coastal Population Mapping 27/02/2019 On Going
Harmonisation Guidelines for Harmonising Census and Survey Microdata 28/02/2020 On Going
Microdata Library 30/10/2019 On Going
Sampling New Approaches to Sample Design in Small Island States 28/02/2020 On Going
NSO Websites Network Thumbnail NSO Websites Network 12/02/2020 On Going
Dot Stat Logo PDH.stat 30/10/2019 On Going
PopGIS Table Joining Service (TJS) Plugin for QGIS - Completed
PopGIS3 Logo PopGis v3 23/07/2019 On Going
QGIS logo QGIS for Censuses, Surveys, and Analysis Manual 26/02/2020 On Going
SDD-User-Focus-icon SDD User Focus Project 22/09/2018 Completed
Sally-the-Specialist_icon SDD Website Redevelopment 25/06/2019 On Going
SDG in the pacific logo SDG Dashboard 09/03/2019 On Going

Recent Updates

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Draft guidelines released!

February 28, 2020 on Guidelines for Harmonising Census and Survey Microdata
Draft harmonisation guidelines have been released! Please see below.

All comments are welcome, please do so using the comment module at the bottom of this page.
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Draft documentation released!

February 28, 2020 on New Approaches to Sample Design in Small Island States
Draft sampling guidelines have been released on "New Approaches to Sample Design in Small Island States". Please see below.

All comments are welcome, please do so using the comment module at the bottom of this page.
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Moving to version 3.10 LTR

February 26, 2020 on QGIS for Censuses, Surveys, and Analysis Manual
The long awaited published version of the QGIS for Census and Surveys Manual is almost ready!!

It has gone through the editors and the layout has been done. However, yesterday (26/02) version 3.10 (a long term release) came out and we have decided to quickly update the existing draft with any changes to make it as current as possible. We anticipate a complete, published version being available by mid to late March.
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Tonga Stats Office new website launched

February 12, 2020 on NSO Websites Network
Tonga Statistics Department just replaced its old Joomla website with a new Wordpress as part of the NSO Website Network.
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Beta plugins to improve access to PDH.stat indicators

October 30, 2019 on PDH.stat
Plugins have been developed for Excel, STATA and R to enable users to connect to the PDH.stat database and extract data.
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Harvesting metadata between Microdata Library and Pacific Data Hub

October 30, 2019 on Microdata Library
Harvester has been setup and is now operational. All content in https://microdata.pacificdata.org/ is harvested once a day and catalogued in https://pacificdata.org/