Marshall Islands (Republic of)

Capital: Majuro                Land area: 181 km²                Region: Micronesia

The Marshall Islands (republic of) comprises 29 coral atolls and is situated slightly west of the International Date Line. It lies east of the Federated States of Micronesia, northeast of Kiribati, north of Nauru and south of Wake Island.


Key Reports

Population Pyramid

Census & Survey Collections
2021Population and Housing Census
2021Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey with additional Demographic and Health Survey modules

News & Publications

Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for PICTs report

May 18, 2021
The Curriculum on medical certification of cause of death for Pacific Island countries and territories report is now available.
A death certificate is a permanent record of the fact of and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and cause of death and serves as the main source of mortality statistics for a country.

A new tool to help register every birth and death

May 10, 2021
A well-functioning civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) system is the cornerstone of good, sustainable governance and is key to social and economic development; The CRVS Systems Improvement Framework report is now available.

Knowledge Series 1 - Population registers: Definitions and conceptual framework

May 4, 2021
Population registers are recognised for their dual role of providing critical information about the civil status of individuals within a population. In the Pacific, to the extent known bySPC, there is no evidence of a country that implements a functional population register.

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on operations of national civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems 2020

March 22, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on the ability of governments to maintain services and routine functions, including the operation of national civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems.