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").

Census & Surveys
2021Labour force survey
2022Labour force survey
2023Labour force survey

News & Publications

Pacific Islands making the move to electronic data collection

July 10, 2021
Between 2010 and 2020, many Pacific Islands and Territories have updated their traditional data collection processes, embracing new technologies. The island nations Kiribati and Vanuatu, among others, successfully switched to computer-assisted personal interviewing (CAPI), a new data management system and a survey monitoring dashboard.

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics, Asia and the Pacific Decade midterm report

June 28, 2021
ESCAP just published a report titled "Getting every one in the picture - A snapshot of progress midway through the Asia and Pacific Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Decade". The report shows that the Asia-Pacific region is on the right path to reach goals of universal and responsive CRVS systems.

COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information and Community Resilience

June 28, 2021
The COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information and Community Resilience: Global Applications and Lesson report is now available.

'Regional comparison, that is where the data gap is'

June 10, 2021
Health, disability, gender, employment indicators and data are key for effective policy development in Pacific Islands Countries and Territories (PICTs).

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