Food is central to a healthy and sustainable future for the Pacific. Understanding the Pacific Food System is integral to making informed decisions around food production, distribution, and consumption. Access to reliable information is essential to making good decisions.
SPC's Statistics for Development Division seeks to support the whole statistical life cycle - from identifying an enduring need that data can support, through design and collection, and ultimately the analysis and dissemination of insight that feeds into decision-making.
International trade in food is an essential component of the global food system, with consequences ranging from environmental sustainability to public health. Evidence-based food policy requires analysis and interpretation of trade flows among countries.
The establishment of a Pacific Centre on the International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) 11 Field Implementation Tool (FIT) platform was the highlight of a 2-week training on the International Statistical Classification of Disease that concluded last week in Nadi, Fiji.
The PACHS22 is a multipurpose goods nomenclature that forms the basis for Customs Tariffs and International Merchandise Trade Statistics and has been derived from the World Customs Organisation’s (WCO's) HS22.
Medical certification of cause of death (MCCD) is a key source of mortality statistics. The death certificate is a permanent record of the fact and characteristics of death. It provides important personal information about the decedent, the circumstances and the cause of death.
The newly Pacific Statistical/Economic Briefing established dashboard summarises the latest available information on the leading economic indicators for the Covid-19 Economic impacts in the second quarter of 2022.