New Caledonia

Capital: Noumea                Land area: 18,576 km²                Region: Melanesia

New Caledonia is a located in the southwest Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia sub region, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islands. Locals refer to Grande Terre as Le Caillou ("the pebble").

Key Reports
Pop by age and sex
Census & Survey Collection
2019Population and Housing Census
2019Household Income and Expenditure Survey
2020Labour force survey

News & Publications

Coastal proximity of populations in 22 Pacific Island Countries and Territories

October 4, 2019
The coastal zones of Small Island States are hotspots of human habitation and economic endeavour. In the Pacific region, as elsewhere, there are large gaps in understandings of the exposure and vulnerability of people in coastal zones.

Fertility Trends in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

July 19, 2019
Data on fertility trends in PICTs are critical for addressing the current unmet need in family planning, and for improving maternal and neonatal health.

Populating labour market indicators and standardising microdata Workshop, 3-7 Dec. 2018

November 30, 2018
PICTs have been implementing a standardised labour force module in census and survey...

Launch of the PACHS17

June 20, 2018
Launching of the Pacific Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System 2017 (PACHS17)...