Recent News

Solomon’s biggest nationwide Population Census operation underway

November 4, 2019
The Solomon Islands 2019 National Population and Housing Census operation has commenced (Monday 4th November 2019). The new initiative is a move that looks to replace and end the exercise with a digital alternative in the future.

Wallis and Futuna Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2019/2020

October 31, 2019
SPC runs Household Income and Expenditure Survey training in Wallis from 14th to 25th October 2019

International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS) Training

October 17, 2019
Papua New Guinea National Statistical Office (NSO) hosted the IMTS in-country Training Course from 14-17 October 2019.

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.

Pacific Island Nations begin work on the Pacific Harmonized System 2022

September 19, 2019
The Harmonized System (HS) is the international guideline that identifies and compiles details of commodities imported and exported in an internationally consistent way for customs, statistical and analytical purposes and trade negotiations.

Disability Analysis Workshop

September 12, 2019
The main purpose of the workshop was to build and enhance local capacity and skills in analysing and interpreting disability data following the guideline and recommendation by the UN Washington Group.

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.

PARIS21 Board Meeting

April 22, 2019
The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) was founded in November 1999 by the United Nations, and more partners in response to the UN Economic and Social Council resolution on the goals of the UN Conference on Development.