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.


Project Last update Status
Census Knowledge Base Logo Census Knowledge base - On Going
costal-mapping.png Coastal Population Mapping 27/02/2019 On Going
Dot Stat Logo PDH.stat 19/07/2019 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 09/05/2019 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


PopGIS3 for Vanuatu is now complete

July 23, 2019 on PopGis v3
PopGIS3 for Palau is now complete, and live.

PDH.stat Rebranded

July 19, 2019 on PDH.stat
The web address for PDH.stat has changed so it is now completely within the Pacific Data Hub. The new address is The interface has also changed a little to match the branding/styling of the Pacific Data Hub.

The new website explained

June 25, 2019 on SDD Website Redevelopment
The new website replaces all the previous websites SDD was using in the past : NMDI, PRISM, and the old websites including event websites. This article explains to our long time visitors how and where to find the information they are looking for.

Manual being updated to QGIS 3.4 and published

May 9, 2019 on QGIS for Censuses, Surveys, and Analysis Manual
The QGIS for Census, Survey and Analysis Manual (draft) is being updated to version 3.4 of QGIS. This will then be officially published.

PopGIS3 for Palau is now complete

April 30, 2019 on PopGis v3
PopGIS3 for Palau is now complete and live.

Additional releases being prepared

March 29, 2019 on PopGis v3
Vanuatu PopGIS 3 is currently being prepared for release in the next few weeks. Additional updates will be provided soon.