Recent News

The Economic and Social Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Pacific Island Economies

April 29, 2020
The ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic around the world has necessitated the Statistics Development Division (SDD) of the Pacific Community (SPC) to explore it’s impact on the Pacific Island economies.

Assistance to Pacific countries in continuing to operate during COVID-19 disruptions.

April 23, 2020
A message from Jeff Montgomery
PCRN Chair, New Zealand Registrar-General

UNSD inquired on the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the data production of IMTS

April 15, 2020
UNSD inquired through an informal email consultation with our regional partners whether the COVID-19 pandemic had impacted the data production of IMTS.

Monitoring selected SDG indicators in Asia-Pacific SIDS - e-course

April 6, 2020
This e-course is intended primarily for the Asia-Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It aims to strengthen the capacities of these countries to organize national processes to monitor and inform the reporting on SDG indicators.

SPC Elected as Chair of the Global Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) Group for 2020-21

March 22, 2020
The Statistics for Development Division is proud to announce that SPC has been elected unanimously as the Chair of the Global CRVS Group at a side event of the 2020 UN statistical Commission meeting in New York.

FSM Voluntary National Review Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals was a Success

December 9, 2019
The purpose of the meeting was to update His Excellency the President of the FSM, on the outcomes of the Voluntary National Review Workshop, held early December, and to hear his views on the next steps.

Solomon's Gov’t acquired benchmark information on agriculture

December 2, 2019
The recently launched and first ever National Agriculture Survey (NAS) 2017 report is timely says the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Undersecretary Technical (Acting) Michael Ho’ota.

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.