Recent News

Vanuatu 2016 Post Pam Mini Census report

August 10, 2017
Volume 1 of Mini - Census Report is out and covers mostly Basic tables, right down to Area Council level. 

2016 Pacific Islands Population Poster

August 9, 2017
This poster provides updated population pyramids for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories, showing the age-sex profiles now and in the future.

Child health and nutrition in the Marshall Islands

August 1, 2017
Article by Alison Culpin SPC

SDD Newsletter - June 2017

June 16, 2017
SPC-ABS workshop on updating the weight reference period of the Consumer Price Index
Solomon Islands children suffer stunted growth from malnutrition
Short Films from the Vanuatu National Statistics Office

Solomon Islands DHS Main Report 2015

June 7, 2017
The first Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) in the Solomon islands was completed in 2007 using standard DHS tools.

SPC-ABS workshop on updating the weight reference period of the Consumer Price Index

June 2, 2017
Between 29 May and 1 June 2017, statisticians from Pacific Island countries and territories came together in Noumea, New Caledonia for a workshop on updating the weight reference period of the consumer price index (CPI). The workshop was organised by the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and aimed at training price index compilers on the use of data from expenditure surveys and other sources to rebase their CPI.

CRVS and Natural Disasters

May 22, 2017
SPC will be participating in the UNISDR Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Mexico this week.

Road Related Deaths

May 11, 2017
This week is Global Road Safety Week. Road traffic accidents and injuries are an important cause of premature deaths in the Pacific Islands, but are often poorly recorded in our cause of death data.