Recent News

PNG CRVS Action Plan (2023-2025)

February 20, 2024
The PNG CRVS Committee, in partnership with the Pacific Community (SPC), has a new comprehensive CRVS Action Plan (2023-2025), with the goal of an immediate increase in birth and death registration rates, ensuring legal identity for all citizens.

Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook

December 1, 2023
SPC has published a Climate Change and Natural Disasters Sourcebook.

New Tonga Vital Statistics Reports

November 28, 2023
The Tonga National CRVS Committee has now endorsed for release their 2018-2020 Vital Statistics Report.

Assessing Inequalities in Registration of Births and Deaths in Fiji

November 11, 2023
Fiji is the first country, to our knowledge, to embark upon an in-depth quantitative inequality assessment,
examining differentials by sex, age, ethnicity, and mother’s marital status.

Niue is the first country in the world to fully implement the OpenCRVS software

November 9, 2023
A new digital civil registration and vital statistics system (CRVS) became available in Niue today, 9 November 2023.

Fiji Vital Statistics and Inequality Reports

October 8, 2023
The Fiji Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Justice, and Ministry of Health recently launched two CRVS reports – Vital Statistics Report 2016-2021 and Assessing Inequalities in Registration of Births and Deaths.

Republic of Fiji Vital Statistics Report 2016-2021

September 25, 2023
This report provides statistics pertaining to births recorded by the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical
Services (MHMS) and registered by the Civil Registration Office (CRO) for babies born during 2016-2021;
and deaths recorded by the MHMS for deaths that occurred during 2016-2021.

Assessment, Analysis and Redesign of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Processes (CRVS) NIUE

September 5, 2023
This report documents the results of the work of the Niue’s CRVS stakeholders in assessing, analysing and redesigning birth and death registration processes using the ‘assessment, analysis, and redesign’ stage of the CRVS Systems Improvement Framework.