Recent News

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.

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.