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

Population Pyramid

Census & Survey Collection
2020Demographic and Health Survey
2020Labour force survey
2021Labour force survey

News & Publications

2020 Pacific Islands Population Poster

September 22, 2020
This poster provides updated population pyramids for all Pacific Island Countries and Territories, showing the age-sex profiles now and in the future. These distributions help countries to plan for service and infrastructure delivery.

2020 pocket statistical summary

September 15, 2020
Our 2020 pocket statistical summary has arrived, providing a quick overview of statistics for the people and economies of the Pacific Community’s (SPC’s) member countries.

Webinar series on utilization of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

July 27, 2020
Theme: 2020+ the era of Administrative data; looking into the role of registers and administrative data in Census programmes of Pacific Island countries

Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose (PACCOICOP) 2020

July 6, 2020
The Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose 2020 (PACCOICOP 2020) is a regional classification of goods and services purchased by individuals and households in the Pacific Island countries and territories.